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Back from a little break from the whole internet thing and ready to make June a pretty exciting month here on the old blog. In addition to the festival that starts today, there will be a Really Big Event later … Continue reading
Somehow, once again, the bulk of summer has passed without most of us noticing it. (I had a better excuse than usual this year, with a corgi pup, the Martian, to raise and start to train.) The end of summer … Continue reading
This is where it all comes from: the act of walking around a corner and finding a bunch of concrete pavers stacked around a tree in somebody’s front yard. And the pavers are dyed subtle earthy colors and the grass … Continue reading
Here she comes! Sketchbook Week will return tomorrow and probably extend into next week because of this locomotive. Sorry. It’s all very easy to blame the steam locomotive when you want to play with cameras all day instead of working … Continue reading
One of the best things about photography is that, because you are usually behind the camera, you very seldom appear in the photographs. But a while ago, a friend of mine who has also taken up the art took a … Continue reading
The last drawing of the day of 2016, and the first of 2017. The drawing of the day project started out as a New Year’s resolution I made in the last hours of 2007, to make a finished inked drawing … Continue reading
At last, it is mine. I am now the proud owner of this classic 20th Century Brannock Device. For some mysterious reason I have wanted to have one of these since I was a little kid, and today, at the … Continue reading
Botanical drawings and prints can be really beautiful. These depict a famous plant from folklore and popular culture. Any lover of the Harry Potter series, remembering that first class in Potions, can answer Professor Snape’s question promptly– monkshood and wolfsbane … Continue reading
A little mystery in the least mysterious possible place: the local License Branch of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. It’s a take-a-number, deadly dull encounter with a squad of polo shirted bureaucrats arranged at workstations behind a sweeping arc … Continue reading