Author Archives: mfearing

About mfearing

Illustrator.

Another day…

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Stream of conscious quick sketch

Stuck on revising a manuscript. Opened Photoshop and drew this. Now back to the real work.  

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WITmonth pick #3: Svetlana Alexievich — A year of reading the world

When Swedish chemist, engineer and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel left money in his will for the establishment of an annual literary prize at the end of the 19th century, he stipulated that the award should recognise an author who has … Continue reading

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Wild Slug!

Greta our dog was showing off her tracking and hunting skills on this morning’s walk and discovered this slug. A fine example of the dangerous animals we face here in Oregon. Unlike some other Oregon folks I know (Robin in the Wilds I call … Continue reading

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Focus in multiple dimensions.

Lately a number of people have talked (or technically communicated with me via email…do we all refer to email communications as talking now?) to me about the challenges and difficulties of working from home. It’s important to remember that I … Continue reading

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Three Little Prints

I recently had three requests for prints and one of them was for the book The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot. So I went through 300 back-up DVD’s and CD’s and found the art. I just thought I’d post … Continue reading

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So I want to write a kids book.

I’ve decided to write a book for children, what should it be about, I mean, what kind story and how many swear words can I get away with? As for the swear words, best not have any unless it’s a … Continue reading

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