Tag Archives: resources

a compelling new resource

Let’s hope this project goes quickly and smoothly, because I’ve been stamping my feet to start it since Christmas.You see, I got this seriously gorgeous new gadget as a present: the latest, 5th generation iPod touch.  It’s a slick black … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– from the roof of the world

This tumblr Sunday, let’s leave the domestic holiday uproar behind and travel to Bhutan, in the far away Himalayas, for four unique views of one of our favorite cryptic hominids.  It’s finally snowed a little bit here, but not enough … Continue reading

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minicomics live 2: post 13 (photo references)

Drawing has begun, but it will be a little while until I have a page finished enough to share.  Until then, here are some of the photo references I have chosen to represent some of the more important objects in … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday 10

Hello, thou spongy, onion-eyed flap-dragon!  This week’s Sunday special comes from the Hopelessly Lost Toolbox, my new tumblr of resources for making comics and all kinds of other creative endeavors: You never know when you might need to use a … Continue reading

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thinking about drawing bottlecaps

Not actually drawing bottlecaps. Just thinking about it. The process of learning to draw a familiar object can go several different ways.  If you’re lucky, you have at least one example of the object in your studio, or at least … Continue reading

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introducing the hopelessly lost toolbox

Whether you are a cartoonist yourself, someone who wants to make your own comics, or just a fan who is interested in how the comics you read are put together, you might be interested in this.  In my year or … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday 6

Mood permitting, this is my favorite of all the pictures I’ve found on tumblr so far: The only information I found with the image is quoted in the caption above, but a little research has taught me that Ganpati is … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day week 18: stripey centaur

One of the things I sometimes do with the drawing of the day is explore ideas suggested by a random image that catches my eye.  And, in a possible feedback loop or circular argument or some such thing, one of … Continue reading

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websites that ate my brain– tv tropes

I can recommend wholeheartedly that you go to this site: TV Tropes.  Yeah, go ahead.  I dare you.  Hope you didn’t have anything important planned for the next hour.  Or three.  Or the rest of the day. All wikis are … Continue reading

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tumblr is a great tool

And not an enormous brain-eater.  No, really.  (pause) OK.  Tumblr eats your brain a little bit.  But it’s also a great tool.  (pause)  Start again. They used to call it a morgue.  I think the term originated in the newspaper … Continue reading

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