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Tag Archives: a cartoonist’s life
@pamblisscomics on instagram!
One of the behind the scenes projects I have been working on is the launch of a special Instagram feed just for my comics and drawings. See drawings of the day, panels and pages from comics, doodles, work-in-progress sketches, and … Continue reading
save the doodles– script editing edition
This blog supports the ancient institution of the doodle. I certainly respect deliberate doodling, as a form of art practice, diary keeping, creative development, or meditation. But the doodles I am saving here are the boredom doodles, the thinking about … Continue reading
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fude festival! part 1
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
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spider time again
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
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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
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distraction: steam locomotive
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
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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 drawing of the day– last and first
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
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the brannock device
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
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of wolfsbane and computer data
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
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