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Late at night, relaxing and watching British comedy shows I simply have to sketch. This sketch from December 2019 is an analogous color sketch of Johnny Vegas when guesting on “QI.” Everyone needs to watch “QI.” It’s vastly fun, entertaining, and sometimes you even learn something. (Stephen Fry hosted for a number of seasons and […]
If you look at my journal from January and February 2020 you learn a lot about me. You learn that I like to use my lunch break to watch a little bit of TV and sketch. You’ll learn that I became fascinated with the young James Corden in “Gaven & Stacey.” You’ll also learn that […]
Don’t get me started. Hairdos on television. So many, so little time. Here’s a sketch of one of my favorite young actors, Marcus Scribner, who plays “Junior” on “Black-ish.” Through the seasons he’s had different hairstyles. His headgear obscures much of the hairdo here, but I was struck by the small dreads just appearing over […]
In today’s “In-Context” post you can read about the events of the day on the two featured page spreads. (Click on them and they will enlarge.) As Thanksgiving approached, the first in 40 years which we didn’t have Dick’s folks with us (his father passed away in 2019), we were trying to discover our new […]
I think the title of today’s post says it all, “Why Not Blue Stubble?” It seemed like a good decision at the time and I’m standing by it.
I’ve been thinking a lot about humor lately, and the need for it in daily life. I try to get as much humor in my life as possible. Sometimes the only way it is possible is to find it on TV. Everyone knows I love improv. I watch and rewatch episodes of “Whose Line Is […]
Go on, make some marks. You know you want to, what’s stopping you? Even with uncorrected vision I have moments with my eyes. Moments which allow me, even if I can’t see accurately, to at least make a series of marks that describe a texture, follow a form, and create a pattern on the page […]
I think this page spread text pretty much says it all. (From my cataract recuperation journals.) What are television shows telling us about their historical time periods? This one is pretty obvious.
Students in my current session of Drawing Practice have been posting contour drawings. Every group takes to it differently, some, like otters, rush along the side of the stream, darting in and out and sliding effortlessly with the current. Others stand back curious, but not committed. Like anything it takes practice. It’s why I call […]
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