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Why Our Mailbox Reminds Me of Death

A quick drive down our street and you’ll notice a couple of things. First, that the trees in the front of the three houses at the end of the cul-de-sac are a different variety than the rest of the neighborhood, and second, that those same houses have very different mailboxes. Ours and our  neighbors’ on

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She Had a Sweetheart Named James When She Was Young

My grandma turned 98 last week. She’s the last one living in our family from that generation.Her mind is slipping, but she usually knows us — though we have to remind her of names. She repeats herself a lot, of course. She wishes everyone she knew hadn’t died. What was our son’s name again? James…She

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Sketching from the Back Row at Church

I’ve gotten into the habit of carrying a really thin Moleskin notebook around with me. I used to get the hard cover ones made specifically for drawing, but I found I’m more likely to slip the thin ones into my pocket. Today at church we sat in the back row and I drew the backs

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Warm Up Sketch – Sept. 11, 2014

Sometimes I run away a little with my warm up sketches. Today was such a day, where I doodled like the brake lines were cut. Maybe my metaphor needs work, but you get the point. I did most of the colors in Manga Studio, but switched back to Photoshop before it was all said and

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Clark Gable with a Pipe and an Engine

Back in the day guys sure knew how to relax. Look at Clark here, pipe in his teeth while doing some serious tinkering on a car engine. (I didn’t make it up, I found a photo reference of it.) As a warm up I’m just looking for one or two successful elements in a sketch.

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Art Dump – Sketches and doodles.

  July into August was extraordinarily busy for me with work, trips and family obligations. I’m finally into my normal-ish schedule. I did manage to get a few doodles and warmups done. Mostly done on the Cintiq with Manga Studio 5.

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Manga Studio Sketch Dump

I recently got a Cintiq and Manga Studio. So I’ve been scaling the learning curve over the last month or so.

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Warm Up: Godzilla vs Giant Squid

Suggested by @amychu & @S_Rhoades

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Warm Up: Hippo Having Tea

Suggested by Alisa      

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Warm Up: G1 Megatron

Suggested by @transfan2 on Twitter.    

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