Monthly Archives: September 2015

Magic Steps, Tricks and Keys To Success!

I’ve taken a bit of flack from my semi-sarcastic post called Three Keys to Kids’ Lit. Success. I didn’t intend for it to be negative. Just silly. I get uncomfortable when success in the arts is broken done to a set of ‘tricks’ or … Continue reading

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Longwell Adventures #3!

Part three of the diary of famed explorer F.H. Longwell. ABOUT F.H. Longwell III was a gentleman explorer, a renowned naturalist and a scholar who traveled with his manservant Tipton on behalf of The World’s Most Curious Curiosities Museum in the early hours … Continue reading

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Panel Cartoon Monday, with a fly.

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Old art…again

This is an old painting that’s no longer in my portfolio. But it was an important piece for me because it’s from a time when I started to really think about color. Color was not a natural for me. And … Continue reading

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No more drawing board for me.

Spending long days at the drawing board right now … But it’s not a drawing board anymore. My ‘drawing board’ is on the third floor where my daughter plays on it and draws on it and runs whatever company her … Continue reading

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Panel Cartoon Day

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Longwell Adventures 2

In case you missed the first episode, you can read it here. June 8, 1830 I enjoyed several days on the beach making a best guess that we are on the coast of South America. A wholly unexplored region, ripe with … Continue reading

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