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Tag Archives: animals and nature
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
Little insect splashed with paint, Is you a moth or is you ain’t? Brown and orange wings with a big white spot, Are you a butterfly or are you not? Butterfly antennae have clubs and bobbles. Moths have quiet wings, … Continue reading
(This blog post was developed by a National Worm Expert.) Oh, those worms, those magical, magical worms: eating their magic worm food then falling asleep in their magic worm bedding, safe down on the Magic Worm Farm. Keeps (magical) worms … Continue reading
Yesterday, I posted some photographs of three of my cameras. (This is the photographic equivalent of the movie musical where the characters decide to put on a show). Today I was planning to show you some art references for comics … Continue reading
As August turns into September/ I am chasing a monarch around the garden/ with my phone.
It all started earlier this summer when I saw an unfamiliar grey bird under the bird feeder in my next door neighbors’ front yard. Now, I have been living in this house for 27 years this week, and have been … Continue reading
This start of the Interesting Fourth of July Project has been put off one day due to poor organization in the studio. And also I got to go out and drink coffee and photograph to different kinds of dragonflies in … Continue reading
Let’s get back to doing the Sunday internet image thing with a big image of a big guy: the Columbian Mammoth. This painting (?) by Carl Buell really gives you a feeling of what it would be like to walk … Continue reading
Antelopia is my ongoing series of portrait images of taxidermy antelopes. They represent a lot of things to me: formality, and Western civilization, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the relationship of art to nature. But mostly they are … Continue reading