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inktober! is going on! plus an inktober surprise

Haven’t seen much of me lately?  That’s because I am working on a special Inktober project– this year it’s Mr. Rocktober, with a new Mr. Rock cartoon every day, based on the prompts from the official prompt list Some of them … Continue reading

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on friendly sharks

Over the last few troubling years I have been finding a weird kind of comfort in the company of the Friendly Shark.  It probably started with the Friendly Shark characters in other peoples’ comics, and with my own giant IKEA … Continue reading

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this animal is thinking about …

Do you ever wonder what the Mysterious Animal (or is it a Horrible Creature?) is thinking about in one of these sketchbook drawings?  Hint: it is probably not going to advance the implied plot too much.  Also, it is not … Continue reading

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hulk poem september. also poetry hulk picture.

Hulk poem September. (Not Hulk-ku.  Sorry.  Hulk make many kind poems.) Light all gold. Spider web. Cottonwood leaf already fall. Hulk find chocolate Easter egg Way back in cupboard. Best September. Also, here picture Hulk.  PB draw just today.  Borrow … Continue reading

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mr rock in sketchbook world

No one was more surprised than I was to discover that Mr. Rock was my first character who pretty much demands to appear in color.  The others don’t mind it, but Mr. Rock doesn’t feel like himself without his turquoise … Continue reading

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the mister rock files, too

Sorry to be so absent.  This shelter in place time is really taking it out of me.  Oddly, now that we approach the traditional 40 days (the source of the word “quarantine”, after all) I find myself  feeling a little … Continue reading

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the mister rock files

What am I doing in these troubled times?  Loafing around on social media, glomming on to a random image that calls to be in a strange way, and spending way too much time turning the central figure into a character … Continue reading

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terry jones

Very sad here for the last day or so, since the news came down the line that Terry Jones  has died.  Monty Python’s Flying Circus was one of the two central formative influences in my creative life as a teenager, … Continue reading

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waiting for christmas

Our annual Christmas Eve post, featuring the drawing of the day from December 24th, 2009.  This little creature in his cave, looking out into a wintry landscape, will always make me think of Christmas Eve.  Here’s hoping you will find … Continue reading

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inktober update

I can’t believe Inktober is almost half over.  I gave myself a fairly steep challenge this year: to draw my entries at approximately the same size, using a template and to include both one or more spirit rocks and the … Continue reading

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