Talking Bout This Generation 

A popular meme depicting T1’s generation as iPhone-addicted idiots found its way into my Facebook feed tonight among the countless photos of his peers peacefully marching and calling for an end to violence.    I’m a member of the generation that, defined by John Hughes movies and political disengagement, came of age with the MTV and PacMan. At our high school most of the focus for...

Progressions

Learning to draw on the iPad has been easier than I thought. It's just different sensation from drawing on paper but no more different a sensation than painting. I spent the first few weeks experimenting with the first page of a book I've been working on over the last six months. I still sense this new tool will ultimately speed up my workflow, but as I tried different variations, I've noticed an...

A Tale of Country Kitties

One of the facts of country life is that other critters live in the woods with your pets. Snoop, our fat black feline god of pleasure found out in August that fishers weren’t as easy to escape as bears, and we saw him no more. We all mourned him - especially Thing2 who spends more time on the floor with the animals than anyone else in the family. The house mice tried to feign sympathy, but...

Recess

It’s December, and school is out. I have homework over the break, and work never stops. Still, this is close to recess as I normally get. And recess is time to play. I used some of my December bonus to buy an iPad Pro and a pencil, thinking it might be faster to trace illustrations and to scan them in and clean them up in Photoshop. In the long run, it will probably be faster. In the short...