Category Archives: Images

The Creative Flow: Where Everything is Connected, And Light And Dark Become Indistinguishable

WARNING: I address a serious topic in this post, so, if you’re looking for something light and cheery, maybe check out this post instead. Sorry, not everything on this blog can be cute and playful. I want there to be … Continue reading

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Pick(s) of the Litter: Photorealists

Welcome back to Scumbling Up Art. Sorry for taking so long to put up a new post, guys. My computer is old and burns out easily, I have close to a dozen new posts and projects I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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(Not So) Quick Draw: Land of Opportunity

Here is my latest cartoon, entitled “Land of Opportunity.” I hoped to make it a quick draw, but underestimated the amount of time it would take to construct. Plus, I’m out of practice and wanted to make these drawings as … Continue reading

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Deviants deserve a home to scumble in

WAIT! Don’t pick from another litter! You might see some scars, missing paws  or even — God forbid — a snaggletooth in the bunch, but this box of pups is a superb group. In fact, it’s today’s Pick of the Litter. … Continue reading

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Etch or sketch? An artist’s weapon of choice

“The pen is mightier than the sword.” Of course: a pen can get into those hard-to-reach areas.    But, seriously, The Pick of the Litter for today is not merely someone who draws. It’s not even an artist: it’s a … Continue reading

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A word is worth a lifetime of pictures

Can words leave a greater impact than images? Time to find out. Sometimes visuals are more effective than mere words (the artist said, tapping her 4B pencil on her laptop as she wrote, itching to get back to a drawing … Continue reading

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