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May 1, 2007

Moral Outrage


I'm in the planning stages of doing a collection of sketches based on the wacky left. This is the cover idea.

May 2, 2007

Another Sketch Page


A little more random weirdness caught in ink.....

Dart Team Logo


I throw darts in a Decatur league when I'm not chained to my drafting table. So here's an idea for our team shirt.

May 3, 2007

Another Sketch Page


Just messing around with an idea that reminded me of Ralph Steadman's work with Hunter S. Thompson. I rediscover Steadman's cartoons every so often and I always get this uncontrollable urge to "get weird" in the ol' sketchbook.

May 6, 2007



Lao Tzu popularized Toaism in the 6th century B.C. I like to think of him as Yoda with chopsticks.

May 7, 2007



Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was satirist and had a thing about tiny, tiny people.

May 8, 2007

Color Sketches


Just goofing around with archetypes....

May 17, 2007

Fantasy Cover


Every once in a while, I like to play with a book cover idea just to get a good workout.

May 23, 2007

Dragon Study


Now THAT'S a doodle. Did this during a phone call that lasted WAAAY too long.

May 27, 2007

Sorry, Prof. Reynolds...


Goofing around in Photoshop with an alternative version of Glenn Reynolds' Army of Davids.

May 28, 2007



I've been playing with the idea of interpreting interesting, historical quotes. Welcome to "Quiptoons", my foray into a regular humor feature for this site. Hope you enjoy.

May 30, 2007

The Duke

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After watching "El Dorado" for the jillionth time, I got my watercolor pad out and did this. By the way, has there ever been a more drunk, clueless, spittle-ridden sherrif than Robert Mitchum's?

May 31, 2007

Newspaper Cover


Allen Forkum art directed this piece for his newspaper, Automotive Report. My favorite part is the irate cave dude's sun dial watch. Yabba Dabba Doo.


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