Monthly Archives: March 2012

Happy Early Easter. Bunny.

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Spring Break.

Spring break and my 5 year old is on the loose. Swimming lessons, bowling, play dates, Barbie-Polly-Pocket-Playmobile-Lego adventures built and torn apart as fast as creativity allows. A full day with a kid is the most exhausting thing this old … Continue reading

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Wednesday Reviews: The Dunderheads

This is an older book, from 2009 (Remember 2009? We were so young, so full of dreams…) but it has become one of my daughters favorites.  The Dunderheads is a complicated picture book, especially considering the market right now. It … Continue reading

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Is that book done, yet?

I spent the past few days getting the final art ready for a new picture book. It’s always difficult to decide that the pages are complete and ready and don’t need ‘one more thing’. The greatest danger of working digitally … Continue reading

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I’m outta here…

It’s sunny out today. It’s Oregon. It’s sunny. It’s March and it’s sunny. That means I just can’t stand to sit in front of this computer. I can’t do it. I will go pick up the doggy-doo in the backyard … Continue reading

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Ground beef. Now with 10% ground beef!

I did this panel cartoon a few year ago. But what goes around comes around, right? There’s more reason than ever to be scared of the ground beef that’s on sale. And remember, Soylent Green is people!

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Shel Silverstein

I really love Shel Silverstein’s work. As the years go by I find myself going back to his work and being knocked-out by the wonderful sense of play in everything he wrote. I don’t think I’ve had an idea yet … Continue reading

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