Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Day 13: Poison Ivy and Groot

Poison Ivy and Groot! (Two characters...does that count as two days?)

Don't be fooled by her girlish glee, she can be pretty manipulative with him.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

Day 12: Condorman!

One of the world's greatest superheroes, Condorman! Also, despite this being a favorite movie of mine as a kid, it wasn't until I looked it up for a costume reference that I realized Michael Crawford played the titular character. I can't stop singing Broadway tunes when I should be singing "Condorman"...

Also, no way on earth I'm going to color every one of those feathers. Ain't nobody got time for that.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Day 12: Sunday Selfie! South absconds...

A hastily shaded page from the WIP...the final will be colored a lot nicer than this, I hope. Also, just spent the weekend at inspiring! So daunting! So much more work I need to do!

Have a good weekend, all last 4 hours of it!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Day 11: Matrose Mond

When I was a wee bitty teen, I LOVED fanfiction. Highlander, Sailor Moon, Star Trek, Star Wars and, quite possibly my favorite, Star Trek/Star Wars crossovers complete with added MST3K riffing (20 years later and this still holds up as a solid, hilarious read).

Anywaaaaaays, where was I going...yes, Sailor Moon fanfics! One that stood out most was a series of SM stories but set in Nazi Germany. Oh, but not just any Nazi Germany...the year 1994 if the Nazis has won the war. So edgy, so trippy. So weird. So fabulous. Sailor Moon was a little tougher and a little scruffier and the Negaverse was a lot more menacing. I wish I could find those again. I wonder if the guy ever finished the series.

So, here's Matrose Mond. Macht der Mondnebel, Macht auf!!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Day 9: Happy Hermione

Just a quick sketch today, kids be crazy yo.

Hermione finally gets her own first edition. It's very huggable.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Day 8: Rapunzel and her cousins

I read somewhere that Rapunzel (from Tangled) was actually Anna and Elsa's (from Frozen) cousin...whether it's Disney canon or not, it's true to me because WHY ELSE WOULD SHE BE AT CORONATION DAY?

My daughter Savin wanted to color this well as post it.

Gotta admit, she's pretty good!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Day 7: Sailor Jupiter!

My daughter and I were watching the new episode of Sailor Moon Crystal; Jupiter's back! As much as I have issues with the new animation, I gotta admit Sailor Jupiter's transformations were seriously amazing. I don't recall the flower attack, though...but since I haven't seen the original since high school I suppose that's okay.

Okay, not high school. I watched it in college. And grad school. And before my kids were born. And after. And sometime while they're asleep. Whatever, Sailor Moon forevaaaaaaaaaaa!

Monday, September 8, 2014

Day 6: Peter Pan

An unfinished Peter Pan. Peeping through a window. Peeping Peter Pan. Peeping Pan. I just woke up and I already need a...backwards Pan.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Day 5: Selfie Sunday! South is small.

It's the first ever Selfie Sunday! Every week as part of #365characters, I'm allowing myself to post a character of my own design, specifically a character in my developing graphic novel. Eee! I feel like I've committed myself to something by simply writing that. Yay! No turning back!

This is South. She hates being small, specifically being a small human. She's not too fond of dragons, either.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Day 4: Mother of dragons and breezy dresses

There should be an option on digital editing programs where it forcibly stops you from adding a billion things and wasting an hour trying to get colors right that you messed up when manually painting it in the first place. Anywaaaaaays...

Hey! It's Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones!

Day 3: Katniss on fi-yaaa!

Credit to senshistock for pose help! Apologies to Katniss for the huge head.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Day 2: Happy Korra!

After watching the finale of Korra: Book 3, I really felt like I needed to see Korra jumping in puddles or something. ::holds back tears::

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Day 1: Harry Potter

"Yer a wizard, Harry!"

Day one done! I'm tired. Let's have a nap.

New year challenge begins!

After a long absence from creating art every day, I've decided to buckle down again and do another 365 days of drawing. Woo! Last time was such a period of growth, experimentation, frustration and joy for me, and I think I'm ready to give it a whirl again. Instead of any drawing a day, however, I'm trying to discover my own style and I'm narrowing the field down to CHARACTERS. I hesitate to put any other guidelines on it because I might change my mind. Mua ha ha! Mine is an evil laugh.

So! Let's get onto it!

#365characters AWAY!

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Here and back again!

Oh crud, has it really been since November since I posted? I'm pleased to say that really fun things are keeping my interest: I've started a business painting custom kokeshi dolls (check it out on Facebook and/or Etsy) and it's kept me crazy and delightfully busy for the past two months. But! That doesn't stop me from putting pen to paper from time to time. I've got a great new project spinning wheels in my peanut butter head (as one may see above) and more on the way.

Also! Anthdrawlogy is up and running again! Stop by for a healthy dose of kaiju this month.

And how have YOU been, by the way? I've missed you. We never get to talk anymore.

Monday, November 25, 2013

A whole new waaaaaave...

I really AM drawing lately, it's just on top of a wooden doll and then covered with paint. Quibblies has gone 3D baby! Side note: my daughter says all these dolls have "elevator lips" and I have NO idea why. Anyone have a three year old translator handy? No? Aww.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Holla for a kokeshi doll...a

So this last week, I started a new business venture: custom painted kokeshi and peg dolls! Kokeshi dolls are pretty ubiquitous here in Japan, but I found some blank ones to paint myself which turned out pretty good. I've got this and a handful of other dolls up in my etsy shop if you're so inclined to give a gander. It's also kind of late so I got a bit loopy in writing out product descriptions.

Anyways, there it is! Enjoy your face off.