Tag Archives: writers and artists

best of the drawing of the day: naga and hexapod (more twsbi peeps)

One of the most entertaining questions that turns up when drawing people from a highly morphically diverse society as found in the Other Place of the Knotted Rope is “what about clothes?”  If you love inventing and drawing clothes, this … Continue reading

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the most wonderful pratchett reference

It’s always highly satisfactory to gather little bits of evidence that there are other people out there who love the works of the late great Terry Pratchett as much we do. Currently running on PBS’s Masterpiece is the third series … Continue reading

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alan rickman 2

As I’ve been reading the tributes to Alan Rickman which fill the internet (and which range from the sublime to the delightfully ridiculous), I found the answer to the question I hadn’t thought to ask.  Namely, did the artist who … Continue reading

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alan rickman

This is shaping up to be a sad week, with the news this morning of the death of one of my very favorite actors, Alan Rickman.  This is a tremendous loss. Mr. Rickman’s obvious intelligence, his physical presence, his beautiful, … Continue reading

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the disappearing blogger

I’ll be back to my own imaginary town where the fall winds blow and the burning bushes glow against the storm blue sky and dire corgis lurk in every corner. Eventually.

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we’ll always have josephine baker

There’s a crazy day, and then there’s a Josephine Baker crazy day. I guess that would be one that’s beautiful, intelligent and elegant as well.  Here’s wishing you had one today. (If you’ve never met Ms. Baker, one of history’s … Continue reading

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the new double garage, day 1- beautiful boards

These are some of the “art shots” I took yesterday of our partially finished garage in the fading light of an October afternoon, after the builders left. There’s no great architectural complexity in this utilitarian little structure, but there’s something … Continue reading

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spider time: post 1

Spider Time epigraph and fragments of an introduction “Au milieu de l’hiver, j’apprenais enfin qu’il y avait en moi un été invincible.” Albert Camus “Rétour à Tipasa” 1952 The working title of this story has as much to do with … Continue reading

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porch yarn

A friend of mine is back from a trip that included a yarn dyeing workshop.  We looked at her finished yarn on the porch.

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home from space

No, not outer space– SPACE, as in the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo, that dandy convention put on annually in Columbus, Ohio by Bob Corby and a cast of dedicated workers. Bob outdid himself this year, coming up with … Continue reading

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