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ferociously realistic (part 1/5)

At the beginning of the last week of September, Iowa went the Big Box Home Improvement Store with her friend Suki to buy supplies for one of Suki’s art projects. “Normally, I’d give you a rant,” said Iowa, “about how … Continue reading

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splash, or the risks of combining coffee and digital photography

Splash some water on the wooden floor of the front porch.  Add a phone camera, and a large black coffee, a full pint of it, with a handful of ice, and a photo editing app with all kinds of silly … Continue reading

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quilly

Let’s open the picture file labeled “imaginary history of Kekionga”, and  consider this vintage photograph. Its original caption reads “Miss Dorothy Tierney with porcupine, 1926.” We are taken by Ms. Tierney’s charming smile, her very chic cloche hat, and by … Continue reading

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hulk write poem “september”

Saturday Hulk write poem.  No Hulk-ku, but same idea. September: gold light, Leaves start turn yellow. Hulk eat last bag Easter candy.

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best of the drawing of the day: three more characters, one of which is possibly a ghost

I am posting this drawing of the day as part of the blog series for a couple of reasons.  One is that I really like it, and the other is that the character at the far right, the girl in … Continue reading

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first appearance

This is one of the most interesting thing that can happen in the drawing of the day project. A little figure in a random drawing can start to grow, and a few days later the familiar 7×10 hardcover spiral sketchbook … Continue reading

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king pentax

A phone camera can make a decent black and white image, particularly when used with a specialized app like Lenka.  But I’m pretty sure this medium format SLR can do a somewhat better job when loaded with monochrome film. The … Continue reading

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pale yellow, green, barn red, and purple

History grows in the background, as it must. Meanwhile, hostas bloom and the leaves begin to fall. (Neighborhood snapshot from the Fujimatic.)

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moab: page 16

Moab ends, as my comics often do, with the characters walking home.  So, The End.  Thank you very much for reading. For those not previously familiar, I almost always put the indicia and other information on the back covers of … Continue reading

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moab: page 15

The big payoff.  I’m sure you saw it coming miles back, but I remember being delighted by this  revelation while I was writing the story.  It’s the honest truth– I wrote the framework of a story about moa skeleton coming … Continue reading

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