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They used to call it a “cold snap”, or tell us, in the voice of sage old sayings that “as the days begin to lengthen, the cold begins to strengthen”. As February nears and the sap starts to rise in … Continue reading
There are rovers on Mars (and on the dark side of the Moon), but we have a rover from Mars active in our backyard. At least we call him the Martian … he’s officially all grown up now, and very, … 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
My resistance to the TWSBI Eco fountain pen is very low. This is a well known fact to anyone who reads this blog. Luckily for me, and for anyone who likes my drawings, an Eco habit isn’t a bad one … Continue reading
(The discussion of Kekionga’s official Christmas story continues in part 4 of the Christmas Episode.) “My guess,” said another voice, deep and with some kind of weird lilting accent Iowa could never quite identify, “is that the historical models were … Continue reading
(Our annual holiday daily blog begins again, with the introduction to the Official Kekionga Christmas Episode.) These photographs were taken last year, when the powers that be in our town in Northwest Indiana decided, for reasons best known to themselves, … Continue reading
It’s been years since I sent out paper holiday cards, but I just had a brainwave– I could send some electronically via the blog to all my friends and readers! And I had just the images, both taken within the … Continue reading
(In celebration of the holiday, please enjoy a “rerun” of A Cartoonist in Kekionga’s classic Halloween Episode, “This Halloween in Kekionga” originally posted on this date in 2015 …) You know that guy who lives in the double house down in … Continue reading
I haven’t drawn the Pajama Shark in the last few days*, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about him, and Friendly Shark characters in general. And one of the basic approaches to doing animal characters in comics and … Continue reading