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Category Archives: Kekionga and the Knotted Rope Universe
(It has been quite an October. Inktober took a lot out of me, and some other stuff was happening too. The blog will be back to its usual abnormal normal soon. But today, as the early darkness gathers around us … Continue reading
I can’t believe Inktober is almost half over. I gave myself a fairly steep challenge this year: to draw my entries at approximately the same size, using a template and to include both one or more spirit rocks and the … Continue reading
The saga of the cat continues. So far he is still “the cat” or maybe “The cat”, and I thought I had his formula down as 1 part Bill the Cat, 1 part Fat Freddie’s Cat and 2 parts the … Continue reading
My first finished drawing inked completely with the fude nib fountain pen turned out to be this drawing of Bud and Josef. Bud has a cockeyed halo decorated with various forms, and Josef is in full on sandbag mode. (Sometimes … Continue reading
The cover of one of the new minicomics is finished. First, I think I might be a little too involved with my semi-newfound ability to do white titles on a black ground with marker lettering. I do kind of like … Continue reading
A few years ago, Moose found this photograph in a cardboard box at a yard sale, and it has been hanging on her bulletin board ever since. Many years from now, when she thinks of her hometown, this will … Continue reading
One class of iconic characters that has never made its way into Kekionga canon (which of course is built out of all the character archetypes I can think of) is the aquatic humanoid. There are definitely some water beings out … Continue reading
Last week, during the Polar Vortex, finished my first real story in a while. The final version will appear in the OH Comics! anthology later this year. The subject matter will remain a surprise, but it’s a Kekionga story and … Continue reading
First of all, Happy New Year from Kekionga, home of the Famous Drawing of the Day, now entering its eleventh year (I think) or maybe its 12th. On New Year’s Eve last year (!) I drew you this peaceful late night … Continue reading
(Our now traditional post for Christmas night, an invented-on-the-spot bit of Kekionga folklore, originally posted in 2013.) One Christmas night we got home late from spending the holiday out of town. Our dog sitter left the Japanese lantern on beside … Continue reading