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I am going to quit pretending I am ever going to be a famous writer, and start asking: “Do you want fries with that?”

I am, I have to say, crushed… filled with self-doubt… and also with an anger that I don’t know whether to aim at myself or in a more outward direction. You know the post I did the other day, the one where … Continue reading

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We went camping… and now I am going to be a blacksmith!

By far the best part of our day trip to see the farm equipment and tractor museum is the fact that they have this huge barn… and inside it, they have a whole bunch of blacksmith shops… And they teach classes!!! … Continue reading

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The new back cover for the new children’s book…

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Wizard magic… part 5… (or); Recycling the wizard!

So how… and why… did I change this… To this… The why is easy. I needed one more picture of Gadzookes, my little wizard from the new children’s book I am working on, and that wizard right up there is … Continue reading

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Wizard magic… part 3… (or);Six hours of work in Photoshop, but hey, it’s for the children!

Well, there it is. Page 20 of my new children’s book about a cute little wizard who is just looking for a friend. The thing is… and this ‘thing’ is mostly just because I like to try to add at … Continue reading

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Wizard magic… part 1… (or); Photoshop, it is about as close to magic as we are likely to get in real life…

So, as long as I am working on my new children’s book, I thought it might be fun to sort of show you what exactly it is I am doing to turn an old comic strip I drew way back … Continue reading

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Some of the finished artwork from my new children’s book…

Just thought I would share a few of the pictures with you that I have been working on. Sort of give you an idea what the finished book will look like. Of course, there will be funny words on all … Continue reading

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A children’s book is born… (or); A look inside the mind at the creative process of an artist and writer… who also happens to have crack squirrels living in his cranium…

Well, there it all is, the original, amusing little comic strip that I drew when I was a teenager so many years ago… with all its ‘making fun of creation myth’ overtones… along with one of the watercolors… ( the … Continue reading

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Pouring my art out… getting back to the basics… and a chance for you to name my new robot buddy…

I have been posting pictures of my travels so much lately that this blog has turned into something other than what it used to be. But now I am all caught up… and it is going to get weird and … Continue reading

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Name that piece of Art… part 109… (or); how self-absorbed can a person really be???

Here are two more pieces of art with pieces of Art… me… in them… although, technically, I guess these are pieces of art with pieces of art with pieces of Art in them… The only thing I forgot to do … Continue reading

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