Archive for October, 2010

October 6, 2010 0

Call for Submissions: Lessons I learned from my Mother

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A writer pal of mine sent this to me. She’s not as plugged in blog-wise as I am, (This has since changed: see here) so I thought I’d post it for her. Just wanted to add, she said she didn’t want “Chicken Soup” style stuff! (This is one of only two snapshots, the only photo […]

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October 6, 2010 0

Funny faces and a Yellow Plane

By in men, sketches, watercolour, women

Feeling more confident about my watercolour work. That means, along with doing stuff in my books, I’ll work on some stretched, better-quality paper, which will make things smoother, and easier to scan. I like painting in the books, and putting a lot of effort into preparing something makes me nervous, and leads to bad drawings. […]

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October 5, 2010 1

Alston Adams, RIP

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I don’t have a lot to say. He was a funny guy, courageous, and I’ll miss him. I’d see him mainly at YULblog events, where bloggers based in Montreal would get together. Groups would split off at these meetings, and I would, often as not, be hanging out with him. He was easy to talk […]


October 2, 2010 0

Wrapping Up the Sketchbook

By in dogs, men, sketches, watercolour, women

One of my sketchbooks is almost full. So, I went through it, painted new pictures, and coloured old ones. That means a real grab-bag of images. Which are attractive? Which “work?” It’s interesting to figure out. The things I like the most are the ones that help tell a story. That means comic “strips,” (none […]

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October 1, 2010 0

Who? What?

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I can’t think of a title for this post. It’s just a lot of paintings, etc. I’ve been doing.

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