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Clams and Emotion

No, I don’t really know what it means. Admission: Most of the words in my typography work are lines from… read more Clams and Emotion

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Details, Details

I really enjoy it when Transformer art has a lot of the real toys detail included. Here’s a picture of… read more Details, Details

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Trapped on a Desert Island: Besides Crushing Despair, Which Other 4 Art Supplies Do I Take With Me?

I know, I know, it’s supposed to be three items, but for the sake of depth it’s four this time…. read more Trapped on a Desert Island: Besides Crushing Despair, Which Other 4 Art Supplies Do I Take With Me?

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Thanos Snapped and Half My Ink Disappeared

Sakura Pigma Microns are some of the finest illustrating pens ever made. The ink flows perfectly and the metal tips… read more Thanos Snapped and Half My Ink Disappeared

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The New Pentel Sharp Goes Metal, But We’re Talking Stryper

The Pentel Sharp P207 (or P205 for that matter) changed the whole game: perfect weight, perfect grip, supreme sturdiness, and… read more The New Pentel Sharp Goes Metal, But We’re Talking Stryper

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Titans Return Soundwave and Tapes

I drew this in pencil with a Pentel P207, then inked it with Faber-Castell Pitt Pens, then I scanned it… read more Titans Return Soundwave and Tapes

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You Can Have My Brush Pens When You Pry Them From My Cold Grey IV Hands

I really can’t express just how much a simple set of grey Faber-Castell Pitt Pens can add to your work…. read more You Can Have My Brush Pens When You Pry Them From My Cold Grey IV Hands

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The Pentel Click Eraser is Not Unlike a Lethal Army Ranger

  For most of my erasing I use a Paper Mate White Pearl eraser, but before I go full-in on… read more The Pentel Click Eraser is Not Unlike a Lethal Army Ranger

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Red Co’s Impressions Notebook is a Genetic Freak With Two Tails

To be totally candid: I’m just trying out different notebooks that cost less than Moleskine’s, the “budget alternatives” if you… read more Red Co’s Impressions Notebook is a Genetic Freak With Two Tails

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It’s Not the Size of the Pencil, it’s the Color of the Lead

I heard Jim Lee (THE top comic artist of the last 20 years) speak long ago about non-photocopy blue pencils…. read more It’s Not the Size of the Pencil, it’s the Color of the Lead

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The Pentel GraphGear 800 WILL Get Your Mom’s Number.

I spent years using the trusty Pentel Sharp P207, but a couple of years ago, my favorite mechanical pencil became… read more The Pentel GraphGear 800 WILL Get Your Mom’s Number.

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The Pentel P207 is Like That Sniper from Saving Private Ryan, Except in This Scenario He’s Really Old and Shoots a Cow Every Tenth Shot.

The Pentel Sharp P207 is one of the finest mechanical pencils ever made. It’s weight is perfect, the grip is… read more The Pentel P207 is Like That Sniper from Saving Private Ryan, Except in This Scenario He’s Really Old and Shoots a Cow Every Tenth Shot.

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Dusty’s Pen Reviews: The Uni-Ball Vision Needle Runs Like it Has Warrants

I’m a big fan of the Pilot Precise V5 and I picked up a few of these Vison Needles thinking… read more Dusty’s Pen Reviews: The Uni-Ball Vision Needle Runs Like it Has Warrants

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Kat Dennings

This is a digital painting I did in Corel Painter 11. I started with a “pencil” layer, then used the… read more Kat Dennings

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Lost Light Rodimus

Just starting to read IDW’s Lost Light. New Faber-castell brush pen greys I bought on sale at Utrecht.

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Shockwave

  Kind of a “Transformers Animated” version of Shockwave.

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P-38 Lightning

I’ve always loved this plane, I’ve drawn it many times. This drawing is less than 4 inches wide.

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I’d Know it Anywhere

As always, I’m using the trust P22 Sharp from Pentel and Faber0Castell Pitt Pens, and a highlighter. The quote is… read more I’d Know it Anywhere

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How To Spot KO Transformers Right Now

This article isn’t about the knockoffs that say they’re from “Tamika Tawny” instead of “Takara Tomy” or “Hardhead” is named… read more How To Spot KO Transformers Right Now

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Dia De Los Muertos

Pencils, paper, then colored in Photoshop, I don’t believe I actually used ink, now I can’t remember.

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Bubble Wrap

Here’s a painting I did of a Dontez Akins photo (used with permission).

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Night Gallery: The New Exhibit

Here is a painting I did for a local stage play coming in July. More info here.    

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I Design Clothes

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Jason Voorhees

Faber Castell Pitt Pens and the new Pentel GraphGear 800 0.7mm mechanical pencil I’m trying out. As always, I use… read more Jason Voorhees

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Titans Return Optimus Prime

I’ve been using the Pentel GraphGear 800 (PG807), 0.7mm mechanical pencil, and inking with Faber-Castell Pitt Pens. This is an… read more Titans Return Optimus Prime

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The Night Gallery Dastardly Dozen

I used to think “Night Gallery” was just a Twilight Zone reel dropped in a bottle of Jovan Musk, but… read more The Night Gallery Dastardly Dozen

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DX9 Invisible Review

I don’t own a lot of third party figures, but it was hard to pass up the solid deal that… read more DX9 Invisible Review

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Flying Dutchmen

I’ve been fascinated with the tales of The Flying Dutchman, a ghost ship never allowed to return to port. It… read more Flying Dutchmen

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How to Tighten A Ball Joint on A Transformer

One problem transformers get as they age is loose joints. On a lot of the older figures, this can be… read more How to Tighten A Ball Joint on A Transformer

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Transformers of 1988: Targetmaster Quickmix

The ’88 Transformers are odd to me. They started using big areas of solid color depicted in plastic rather than… read more Transformers of 1988: Targetmaster Quickmix