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Tag Archives: dogs
still here, and i have doodles
It made me rather sad this morning to check back in here and see how long it has been since my last post. All I can say about it is the last half of the first part of this crisis … Continue reading
Posted in all about this blog, comics and cartooning, Kekionga news Tagged dogs, doodle, drawing, personal blathering on, webcomics 2 Comments
a rover from mars
There are rovers on Mars (and on the dark side of the Moon), but we have a rover from Mars active in our backyard. At least we call him the Martian … he’s officially all grown up now, and very, … Continue reading
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the martian toy camera
Sometimes a lens can give you more than a field of view– it can give you a change in perspective. So can a change in your work process– you could try automatic writing, or automatic drawing. Or automatic photography? One … Continue reading
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spam spam spam, etc.
No, not unwanted mass emails or phone calls. Real actual SPAM. Shiny foil wrapped SPAM, in fact. But wait, you may ask– doesn’t SPAM come in a can? In fact, isn’t SPAM famous for coming in a can? Yes it … Continue reading
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i have not been mentioning the weather (until now)
So far this spring, I have been pretty much alone in the circle of North American internet media producers in not mentioning the weather even once that I remember. But we have been having some weather here– not as much … Continue reading
Posted in art and culture, photography, writing Tagged dogs, photography, poetry, writing 4 Comments
winter sports in your own backyard
Hum the theme loudly as you look at these images– the Winter Olympics have begun!
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best of the drawing of the day: bench
Back in September, I did a warm up to Inktober where I drew a drawing every day that had a piece of furniture in it. “Bench” is one of my favorites. The figure’s face, the inking style, and the big … Continue reading
question of the day!
This beautiful little watercolor by Beatrix Potter, an illustration for her story “The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan”, raises a question worthy of deep consideration, particularly for small dogs and those of us who have the souls … Continue reading
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a minicomic for a holiday weekend / dire corgi in a mirror
Our neighborhood had its collective garage sale extravaganza today, and that got me thinking about the minicomic I made a while ago about a garage sale in Kekionga. So let’s celebrate the holiday long weekend with the reading of a … Continue reading
Sleeping off a cold, while the dogs in the kitchen are shredding a dishcloth. (I thought about adding an illustration, but the remains, spread out across an unswept kitchen floor, were not photogenic. Unlike the perpetrators, but I don’t want … Continue reading
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