In-Sphere-ing


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This is one of my favorite drawings. It was one of those drawings where I just started with no idea in mind and it just seemed to flow.

Done in 2015, with an Ohto Graphic Liner-Pilot Drawing Pen in a Rhodia Landscape Blank Webnotebook.

Okapi – older artwork day


I’ve met so many people over the last couple of years that I decided it was time to share some of my older work.

I’ve decided that my Saturday/Sunday posts from now on will be my older artwork day.

The creature standing among these tangled woods is an Okapi – kind of. They’re a rare creature, cousins to the giraffe, but they live in forests so they’re smaller and striped.

I don’t remember what tools I used, and I didn’t record that information Most likely Micron Pigma pens in a sketchbook with Clairefontaine paper.

The Adventures of City Girl-An illustrated Story Day 6


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The Adventures of City Girl

3.5 x 5.5 Moleskine Japanese style album with concertina style paper.

  • Page 27: Next door, there was a shoe sale! High-heeled scuba fins! Banana boots! And City Girl’s favorite…. Tubular Track shoes!
  • Page 28: She bought one of each and then went shopping for clothes.

And then I ran out of pages in the accordion book! So the story of City Girl continues in LaLa land.  Somewhere, someplace City Girl shops on, lost among the celestial clothing racks of illustrated space.

This was a silly story, and I hope you enjoyed it.  We all need some silliness in our life now and then.

The Adventures of City Girl-An illustrated Story Day 5


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The Adventures of City Girl

3.5 x 5.5 Moleskine Japanese style album with concertina style paper.

  • Page 23: Suddenly, she realized her feet were wet! There was a crack in the acrylic dome! City Girl did NOT want to swim with the dolphins!
  • Page 24: The tourists ran, City Girl among them.
  • Page 25: Everyone reached the exit, but City Girl’s hair was a definite casualty.
  • Page 26: She went for a refresher-do with full body massage and spinal alighment.

This thrilling story ends tomorrow. You may heave a sigh of relief now.

The Adventures of City Girl-An illustrated Story Day 4


Last week, I shared an illustrated story, Cosmic Puppy and the Bountiless Bone, that I did in an accordion journal. I was insane that year (2010) and did two of these as gifts. This week I’m sharing the second one, which is …

The Adventures of City Girl

3.5 x 5.5 Moleskine Japanese style album with concertina style paper.

  • Page 19: The garden shop had ladybugs on sale.
  • Page 20: She finally found the food court and dined on noodles with clams and asparagus. City Girl likes to eat.
  • Page 21: After she left the mall, she walked to the harbor and entered the acrylic tunnel that runs under the sea.
  • Page 22. She wished she could swim with the dolphins.

You don’t want to miss tomorrow’s episode! It really does get thrilling. Hair-raising even!

Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 4


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Pages 19-21.
Text: …carried on refreshed. He delved on high and delved below. But nowhere did he find the Bountiless Bone. And so he traveled…

Pages 22-24.
Text: …on. He found galaxies of gems and galxies of rings. And galaxies of bubbles and swirls and things.

To be continued tomorrow.

If you missed the third installment of this thrilling story, you can find it here.

Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 3


Pages 13-15.
Text: He met many cosmic creatures and asked if they knew where the bone was. No one did, but it was a worthy search. On that, they were all in …

Pages 16-18.
Text: …agreement. “Bone,” said Cosmic Puppy and he trotted on past galaxy after galaxy. He stopped to drink from the milky way and …

To be continued tomorrow.

To start at the beginning of this thrilling story, go here.