Tag Archives: around the studio

best of the drawing of the day: lizbet, ron, and humberto

Three characters in search of a story.  I’m kind of distracted by the most major of major new projects (the initial training of our latest corgi, the Floofy One, aka The Martian) so it will take a while to get … Continue reading

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on finding a dunkleosteous

Everybody who grew up in Cleveland, as I did, knows the Dunkleosteous.  He’s the giant Devonian predator fish that is pretty much the official giant Devonian predators fish of the city.  We all grew up visiting him at the Museum … Continue reading

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cover pencils

The first of what I what I hope will be (and which darn well better be) a series of posts in the work-in-progress division of “around the studio”. First up are the pencils for the new cover for the reprint … Continue reading

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today

Today in the studio: bright lights, small comics. This project *will* be finished today! The art, anyway. (Lenka black and white from the new iPod touch.)

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meet the monolith

I honestly don’t know what to do with myself after having spent the last 12 days enjoying an absorbing new hobby called “checking the Royal Mail package tracking website five times a day trying to figure out when my important … Continue reading

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it’s inktober!

Inktober Day Three: Poison.  It’s up to you whether you think that some of the refreshments on offer are slightly toxic. Or maybe “Poison” is the name of the Horrible Creature on the left. Inktober began a couple of days … Continue reading

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a soft pencil girl

I sat down this morning to pencil the drawing of the day. Couldn’t find my favorite aluminum bodied Rotring mechanical pencil in The Many Coffee Cups of Doom and Art Supplies, so I pulled a little plastic one out at … Continue reading

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distraction; dragonflies and disorganization

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

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natural media art supplies: a phone camera photo shoot

Participating in an interesting discussion about “old school” natural media art supplies elsewhere on the interwebs.  To many of the participants (the younger ones, I assume) these tools were as obsolete as buggy whips. Over here, not so much.  I … Continue reading

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camera bag love

Feeling a fair amount of love for my new camera bag tonight after its first successful outing earlier in the day. Cool things about my new camera bag: Bought it cheap on sale in the hunting department at the local … Continue reading

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