Wow! This is my 500th post which means I've had this blog for 500 days... Okay, I'm not that consistent, but still, it's been
a few five years of relatively regular posting. Not too shabby.
To celebrate, here's a sketch of a sort of porcupine/hamster critter. Step 1: slosh some watercolor on your paper in a random manner. Step 2: forget about it for a few days. Step 3: take a brush and ink and draw whatever comes to mind.
Happy May, everybody! Just wanted to post a heads-up for the New Yorkers in the audience...
I'll be appearing at WORD
on Saturday, May 22nd at 1 pm
as part of their Graphic Novel Spectacular for Kids
event! Also appearing are Eric Wight, Jarrett Krosoczka, Chris Giarusso, and Frank Cammuso
! This should be an A-1 blast, so I hope to see you there.
Japanese brush pen and watercolor sketch.
A little experiment to loosen up. I plopped down a few splashes of paint without thinking about it and then later went back with a brush pen and quickly doodled the first thing that came to mind.
Homer Simpson had a point, “you don’t make friends with salad,” especially on the 4th of July. A good party requires a good barbeque and Andrew Smith, editor of the Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink, is here to test your knowledge. Think you are the king of all grill masters? See how many of the following questions you can get right. The answers are at the end.
1. The word barbecue likely originated in: (more…)