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best of the drawing of the day: a classic character and adding text to an image

OK.  This started out as an ordinary “best of the drawing of the day” post, with an image I chose from an earlier sketchbook while I was looking for something else.  I was going to scan the drawing, straighten it so … Continue reading

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found art/ illustrated/ poem

Stakes: bamboo Coffee can; could use brick. I found this poem in my pocket. At least it seems like a poem. The doodles could be illustrations, or maybe they aren’t. I used a brick.

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hulk do laundry, write poem

Rain tomorrow; Hulk do laundry today.  Find Hulk ku poem while wash towel. Hulk put all towel in wash same time. Bathroom now shiny, bright, noisy.

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sunset and fishbones

From Iowa’s Daybook: “I was walking home from Corby at dusk with Gale, and we stopped at Sunset Point.  The weather has been weird lately and we have been getting these incredible colorful sunsets. Today there were these strange looking … Continue reading

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50 superheroes: number 22

Ahoy and avast, tars and pirates, officers and mermaids, kelpies and sirens and seadragons all:’tis the mighty Barquentine, bandy legged hero (?) of the seven seas.  Hero with a question mark, because the line between honest tar and pirate rascal … Continue reading

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50 superheroes: number 21

Clark Luxor is a weird dude.  His name is easy: Luxor is Egyptian-y, and his hornrim glasses remind even the most casual comics fan of Clark Kent.  But otherwise, what kind of person, and what kind of super is he? … Continue reading

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art references for a large insect

Yesterday, I posted some photographs of three of my cameras. (This is the photographic equivalent of the movie musical where the characters decide to put on a show).  Today I was planning to show you some art references for comics … Continue reading

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three important objects

I post a lot of photography here, and I thought at least some of you might be interested in seeing three of my motley collection of (mostly secondhand) cameras.  I recently bought some neoprene “Hood Hats” from Op/Tech to replace … Continue reading

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on a canopic jar

Canopic jars are my favorite Egyptian art thing.  There’s no point here in going into (the many gross and fascinating) details about the process of mummification or about my childhood fascination with Wallis Budge’s The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 20

Meet Claw: a masked and mysterious lupine hero.  Claw is the opposite of a “real” werewolf– their* character design is based on a Halloween costume.  Think of a high quality wolfman body suit, trimmed with real fur, with glove and … Continue reading

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