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Live Sketching at CAPS – April 2017

CAPS (the Comic Art Professional Society) had its April meeting yesterday, and we had a live model sketch night. I should have taken a photo of our model, just for comparison. For me, such evenings are great, because I don’t … Continue reading

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Christmas Past Remembered

With Christmas coming in a few days, I recalled this cartoon I had done while I was in graduate school. I did it on a whim, hence the very rough nature of it. When we were little, back in Michigan, … Continue reading

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Black With a Dash of Color

Once again I’m falling behind on getting the Inktober pieces posted. I’m just posting Number 20 today, but this is more due to technical matters, not artwork stuff. Today, I got my flatbed scanner out of storage (with the assistance … Continue reading

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Black & White Inktober

I opted to go to black and white ink again with Number 18. I wanted to try a bit of working from negative space. I had a photo of a fashionable model. Again, working freehand with no preliminary penciling involved. … Continue reading

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Further With Inktober

So, yet again I’m posting multiple days’ worth of work. With Number 13, I wanted to see what I could do with straight lines and color. Of course, the limited number of colors I have to work with affects the … Continue reading

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Playing in Ink

Another two days of Inktober pieces. In Inktober #11, I want for black and white and drama. I wanted to create a sense of a hand breaking through a wall. It doesn’t quite feel like that in the end. But … Continue reading

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Catching Up on Inktober Images

Even though I have been doing the daily drawings, I haven’t gotten everything posted. So today, I’m posting several drawings at once – and they are all sorts of styles. First up is Inktober #5 — a stylized running horse. … Continue reading

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Designing a Fantasy Character

The Inktober project continues. Offering Number 4 is actually an exercise at drawing a character from my fantasy novel, The Ring of Adonel. His name is FiĆ”d, and he is a member of a secondary rank of angelic beings in … Continue reading

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Shading By Crosshatch

When it comes to pen-and-ink work, I often call myself the “Queen of Stippling.” All those little dots! But I find that I can often get a great deal of subtlety in shading with stippling. So yesterday for the Inktober … Continue reading

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More Inktober Work

Looks like my pattern will be to post the previous day’s drawing each day. Of course, I might catch up and post a finished piece on the day it was done. This one is from a set of pictures from … Continue reading

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