PostArctica: Animals With Sharpies

Cool book I found at the library last week. Animals With Sharpies by Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber.   And you can order a copy here if you do not object to ordering from a monolithic corporation

cartoon life: Where can I find your free ebooks and stuff? Hmmm?

I can haz free cat books? I’m switching out stuff from Dropbox to Google Drive. The eight wallpapers I posted earlier have a new home, and all the free ebooks, cats and landscapes are also there. The 100 cats (nearly 150 cats only $0.99!) ebook is still at iTunes, along with the also free ebook, 20 ...

Walking Turcot Yards: Gravity’s Rainbow Illustrated

A screaming comes across the sky…Above him lift girders…the carriage, which is built on several levels…drunks, old veterans…hustlers…derelicts, exhausted women with more children… On a Giant’s Shoulders: Zak Smith Illustrates Gravity’s Rainbow By Creon Upton April, 2005 Illustrating Gravity’s Rainbow is like putting Ezra Pound’s Cantos to music, or writing the novel of a grandmaster ...

cartoon life: The gang of eight: in charge of #ldnont

Filed under: caricature, cartoons, digital, drawings, London Tagged: Brian Orser, Bud Polhill, caricature, city, City council, Dale Henderson, Denise Brown, Gang of Eight, Joe Fontana, Joe Swan, Paul Van Meer Bergen, politics, Sandy White

cartoon life: I think “Woof” is a perfectly good answer.

It’s best to just draw. Make some marks. Scribble some lines. Don’t edit. Don’t criticize, just make marks. Make it ‘better’ later. Filed under: digital, drawings, illustration, painting Tagged: dog, humor

cartoon life: Skeptical kitty

Filed under: art, digital, drawings, painting Tagged: brushes, Cat, skeptical, suspicious

cartoon life: Cat rests still

Filed under: art, digital, drawings Tagged: Cat, paper53, procreate, sumi

cartoon life: Holy cats! 100 cats is live on the iTunes bookstore!

100 cats: What a fast turnaround! I thought I would have some time to set up a page for the book before then. Filed under: art, book, comment, digital, drawings, good stuff, iPad, painting Tagged: 100 cats, art, Cat, cats, digital, ebook, humor, humour, illustration, iPad

cartoon life: Would you like to come up and see my #etchings?

Click to view slideshow. Laying about being bored, and somewhat on an enforced vacation, I downloaded Etchings app and ran a number of randomly chosen images through the filters. Some interesting results above. Filed under: art, drawings Tagged: etchings, filters, iPad

cartoon life: Catnip time

Filed under: art, digital, drawings Tagged: 100 cats

cartoon life: Link and page updates

I updated the pages for the books, and corrected links. An iBooks 2 version of the Cat book is up on iTunes at: It’s a free download. An iBooks 2 version of 20 Landscapes IV is up on iTunes at: It’s a free download. PDF’s at Dropbox: 20 Landscapes I 20 Landscapes II 20 Landscapes III And ...

cartoon life: Sleeping cat 6

Filed under: art, digital, drawings, painting Tagged: 100 cats

cartoon life: Shaggy baggy cat 2

Filed under: art, digital, drawings, painting Tagged: 100 cats

cartoon life: Figure gestures

Some gesture drawings from last night colored and treated in Procreate. Filed under: art, digital, drawings Tagged: Figure

cartoon life: Ocean Views eBook lost at sea

Update May 8 2012 ”Thank you for submitting your request to update your content. Your change request has been denied.” 🙁 Are there no hints? Suggestions? Guidelines? The Ocean Views eBook can be downloaded directly from here. Filed under: art, book, digital, drawing, drawings, good stuff, illustration, iPad, painting Tagged: art, cloud, illustration, iPad, ocean, painting, seascape, water

cartoon life: Cat blob

Filed under: art, digital, drawings Tagged: 100 cats

cartoon life: tonights caricature job

I don’t ever have a chance to photograph the work on these jobs. I grabbed the quick chance tonight. Everyone was done up Hippy style, or period. The moustache was perfect, but a disguise! Didn’t recognize him without the Afro. That was really big hair. Filed under: caricature, cartoon, comment, drawings

cartoon life: Ocean Views eBook

The Ocean Views eBook can be downloaded directly from here. It seems to be stalled stubbornly under review, so may not be available through the iTunes book store. Once you have the download completed, drag the file onto iTunes, then sync your iPad. The objection—repeated boilerplate—from review staff is that: “Books must be of sufficient length or ...

cartoon life: grassy cat

from the new Paper app Filed under: art, digital, drawings Tagged: 100 cats

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Taxonomy of things

Taxonomy of Things, a photo by lunchbreath on Flickr. This is extremely helpful, but the taxonomy is not complete. I believe it should also include the following, which can be slotted in existing branches: thingamabob thingamajig junk junk ‘n stuff … Continue reading →