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Finally finished (barring a few tweaks) the drawings of antique skeleton keys for a change of address card. One is pretty conventional, based on photographs of actual keys plus some period engravings. And one is … less conventional. It’s based … Continue reading
In The Day of the Brontosaurus, the story begins and ends with a young artist’s chalk drawing on a sidewalk; a drawing of a silly science fiction device that allows its operator to see the past. He calls it the … Continue reading
The elusive internet appears … in time to show you a first sketch. This does not depict a scene from the story (Day of the Brontosaurus? Sidewalk Opinions?), since I think a trip to the bank to score some free … Continue reading
This is one of those drawings that appear in stages and change with the circumstances of each stage. The pencils were of an ordinary sketchbook world drawing of a figure leaning on a horrible creature. Since I was out of … Continue reading
Ah, Alice and Rodney, that early 20th century brother- sister team of kid sleuths who explore ruins and historical sites for their own reasons while their archeologist/treasure hunter/wealthy dabbler in the occult/singleminded artist/secretly criminal/neglectful rich idiot parents aren’t paying attention. … Continue reading
Iowa loves those Japanese matchbox labels, too. She found this one and posted it on her personal bulletin board deep in the basement of the Noakes.
Drawing in a sketchbook is great practice, especially if you do it regularly– every day if possible. And if you don’t always link your sketchbook work to planning and development connected to specific projects, you will often find it a … Continue reading
“My sidekick is unsubtle and wears an oddly colorful uniform.” You should talk, dude. You are a sphinx. That will stand out in a crowd in most neighborhoods. One of the conventions of the superhero genre is that if a … Continue reading
That’s the Star Trek alien on the left, so the speaker is either the person in the striped sweater or the white Furry Snake Thing. It’s an interesting question, but secondary to the idea that it would be fun to … Continue reading
And here’s Lenny! This is the finished version of the penciled drawing I posted yesterday … just scroll down. As you see, correcting the serious faults in the structure of the face (well, mostly correcting– the drawing still has problems) … Continue reading