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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
Pen Week returns after a brief delay. The scritchy scratchy pen is the collective term for a succession of fountain pens with extra fine (EF) steel nibs that do the most of the small linework around here. Many people use … Continue reading
The drawing of the day project is well into its tenth year, so let’s celebrate with a Pen Week, a week of drawings from the most recent drawing of the day sketchbook that feature automatic drawings, with no pencil underdrawing, … Continue reading
Sorry this isn’t a more positive greeting to 2018, but it’s the best I could manage. But at least this little brushwork guy looks vaguely hopeful. The suggestion of background represents snow and deep cold, the round face could be … Continue reading
Behold my glorious ice newt! I have to agree, lady– that’s quite an ice newt you have there. What better way to welcome winter than with that most majestic of arctic amphibians? Not much in the way of notes but … Continue reading
Ten Things To Do After You Put the Turkey In the Oven on Thanksgiving Day: 1) Sharpen all the knives. Not just the carving knives, but the little knives and the choppers as well. You have the sharpening gear out … Continue reading
OK. This started out as an ordinary “best of the drawing of the day” post, with an image I chose from an earlier sketchbook while I was looking for something else. I was going to scan the drawing, straighten it so … Continue reading
I recently added this TWSBI Eco (turquoise, with a 1.1 stub nib) to my collection. It joins a lime green B nib and two black ones with EF nibs, which have pretty much replaced my old Rotrings as the scritchy-scratchy … Continue reading
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