Tag Archives: drawing tools

fude bud and josef (fude festival pt. 2)

My first finished drawing inked completely with the fude nib fountain pen turned out to be this drawing of Bud and Josef.  Bud has a cockeyed halo decorated with various forms, and Josef is in full on sandbag mode.  (Sometimes … Continue reading

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fude festival! part 1

Back from a little break from the whole internet thing and ready to make June a pretty exciting month here on the old blog.  In addition to the festival that starts today, there will be a Really Big Event later … Continue reading

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save the doodles! lacy placemat drawings

As part of our ongoing “save the doodles” project, here are three authentic placemat drawings.  These images are from the greatest modern tool for saving the doodles, the smartphone camera.  If you are out with a square crowd who will … Continue reading

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lucky drawings and their titles

Work, work, work, work. Oh, hello, blogkateers.  How kind of you to stop by to find out whether I have been frozen solid in an ice storm or blown into Michigan in a windstorm since last we met.  I appreciate … Continue reading

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placemat drawings and universal questions

With all due respect to the classics, this answer is “29”, which is also a pretty nice number. (Assuming I am counting right.  You’ll tell me if I’m not.) (Placemat drawing, Steak and Shake, 2/12/19. “Q: How many spirit rocks … Continue reading

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new drawing tools for the new year

My resistance to the TWSBI Eco fountain pen is very low.  This is a well known fact to anyone who reads this blog.  Luckily for me, and for anyone who likes my drawings, an Eco habit isn’t a bad one … Continue reading

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doodle festival!

Found myself doing a fair amount of doodling over the weekend.  Doodling gear is highly flexible.  You can doodle any time you have a tool that makes a mark on some kind of surface, and even if you limit yourself … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day color special: blue dragon and company

Just a little drawing of a Kid, a Dog, a Dragon and a … Bird?  Birdlike Creature?  These are all familiar sketchbook denizens who represent the power of the imagination (sort of) and most of them seem to be having … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day– quikket

Quikket is exactly what his caption says he is, an insectoid speedster: “insectoid” being fancy writin’ for “bug guy”, and “speedster” being a comics meta term for any superhero whose main super power is super speed.  DC’s The Flash is … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: the moon with the sun and the stars

If the Man in the Moon was a dapper dad in a black suit, and the Sun and the Stars were his kids and the dog … I guess it would look something like this.  I know that drawing is … Continue reading

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