Tag Archives: drawing

christmas wolves, part five

(Our traditional Christmas Episode …) “And they’re ours.  Rudolph and the Grinch belong to everybody.  But the Christmas Wolves are Kekionga’s.” Nobody had much to say to that . And so there, Iowa thought.  Logic, mythic or otherwise, was one … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, Kekionga and the Knotted Rope Universe, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

christmas wolves, part four

(The discussion of Kekionga’s official Christmas story continues in part 4 of the Christmas Episode.) “My guess,” said another voice, deep and with some kind of weird lilting accent Iowa could never quite identify, “is that the historical models were … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, photography | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

christmas wolves, part three

(Every traditional Christmas story is open to debate … the traditional Kekionga Christmas episode continues) Clap. Clap. Clap.  Iowa heard the “slow clap” applause behind her and didn’t even have to turn around to know who it was. “Very nice, … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

christmas wolves, part two

(Our classic Kekionga Christmas episode continues.) “I can’t believe you’ve never heard of the Christmas Wolves.” Iowa was slightly amazed.  “It must really be a local thing.” “Sorry, never heard of them,” Jack replied, shrugging in an embarassed sort of … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, Kekionga and the Knotted Rope Universe, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

christmas wolves, part one

(Once again, it’s time for our classic Kekionga Christmas Episode, the story of the Christmas Wolves.) Iowa Ginsberg walked through downtown Kekionga, enjoying the weekend-before-Christmas holiday atmosphere with the glorious smug relief of someone who had finished her last exam … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, Kekionga and the Knotted Rope Universe, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

public holiday decorations in kekionga

(The second introduction to the classic Kekionga Holiday Episode, which really does start tommorrow.) Yes. In Kekionga, they’d be wolves. One of the topiaries on the courthouse square in Kekionga. Starting tomorrow: Christmas Wolves.

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, Kekionga and the Knotted Rope Universe, writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

meet wolf cub lupita!

I’ve been having trouble with a comic about the Moon.  It’s for an anthology with that theme, and you would think that any cartoonist with a major werewolf character would have no trouble writing about the companion planet. (The Professor’s … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in comics and cartooning, writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

friday after thanksgiving bonus: handprint turkeydragon creature.

(It’s not Black Friday related!  It is free and you don’t have to go anywhere!)  Yesterday I drew and posted my annual Handprint Turkey.  And then I went to lunch at Steak and Shake– one of the few restaurant chains … Continue reading

Posted in comics and cartooning, writing | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

happy thanksgiving, with all the ambiguities, and also plus a traditional craft

Happy Thanksgiving to our readers in the USA, and a vague introduction to an ambiguous US holiday for everyone else.  Thanksgiving can be treated as a reason/excuse for a feast, with or without family (and therefore something you either really … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, food, writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment