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I’ve made up my mind. I’m going to buy an iPad and install Procreate on it and use an Apple Pencil to draw some little doodle comics. I’m not planning to replace my natural media cartooning– I bleed wet ink … Continue reading
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
The saga of the cat continues. So far he is still “the cat” or maybe “The cat”, and I thought I had his formula down as 1 part Bill the Cat, 1 part Fat Freddie’s Cat and 2 parts the … Continue reading
In September I do some themed drawings of the day as a warmup for Inktober, where I will be working to prompt list. My usual September theme is furniture, with a different piece of furniture in every drawing. Hence, this … Continue reading
The bell rings, and it’s time for comics fun. The Extras is a new weekly webcomic by Jeff Lilly, Katie Hodges, and yours truly, Pam Bliss! This is a good time to announce it, I think, since it is well … Continue reading
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
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
The cover of one of the new minicomics is finished. First, I think I might be a little too involved with my semi-newfound ability to do white titles on a black ground with marker lettering. I do kind of like … Continue reading
You’ve heard of Christmas in July? Well, welcome to Halloween in April. I started this drawing with the eyes, the ears and the costume, and the subject was pretty clearly attended to be either a humanoid vampire bat or a … Continue reading