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a scribble day

A scribble day being a day off for necessary maintainance, both mental and artistic.  Regular programming will return. Heads down, work hard, tell the truth to power.

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portraits: sandbag and small dumpster

These objects I met on a recent thaw walk through the local construction site had the presence of fellow beings, so I felt like I was making portraits as I passed by. (the camera is the Pocketrocket: Fuji X-M1/27mm f/2.8. … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 3

Number three in our cavalcade of fifty sketchbook superheroes is the second Speedy.  The “Speedy” collective is made up of fat people who are powerful speedsters.  (The numbers are based on the order of their public appearance.) Presumably their powers … Continue reading

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play in clay

  A partial portrait of someone who would much rather be playing in clay than posing for a photograph.  (Hint, there is a reason why his nicknames include both “Nose” and “Tail”. )  Or maybe it’s just a picture of … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number two

Let’s get this super party well started with a second post in a row from the Fifty Superheroes from the Sketchbook files. Kalmak, as noted on the original drawing, is an Alien Hero.  In fact, he’s almost certainly an Alien … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number one

Last year, I decided to add a little something extra to my drawing of the day project in the second half of the year, and challenged myself to draw 5o new superheroes, complete with name, costume, and some kind of … Continue reading

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in the margins

Some pretty elaborate marginalia (in other words, doodles) from a page of notes.  From the top: tiny doodle person, androgynous character with a monocle, fancy scribble fish. As (almost) always: Zebra Sarasa gel pen (0.7) in “porto” on cheap yellow … Continue reading

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the best of the drawing of the day: whiteclaw the sphynx

On a bitter cold winter day,  nothing could be cozier than imagining that you have a thick, soft, fluffy fur coat like Whiteclaw up there.  Makes you warm just to look at him.  Sketchbook sphynxes aren’t usually quite so long … Continue reading

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movie time at the cinemark: fantastic beasts and where to find them

(Long time readers of the blog will notice that the movie reviews have a new title: the mundane “at the movies” has been replaced by “movie time at the Cinemark”.  From one year to the next, I never go to … Continue reading

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another year with no pony

We haven’t done a matchbox label that suggests a comic for a while; this one is for everybody who, once again, did not get a pony for Christmas. A white one. And riding lessons from a dashing guy in a … Continue reading

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