Sunday, June 20, 2010

Endsville Expanded

I just had to blast off another version. I had a coupla hours to burn while waiting to go to work. So bink to explore the inner reaches of my micro-manias or not...

Friday, June 11, 2010

See Ya in the Funny Papers

It occurs to me that I probably wanted to be a cartoonist. "See ya in the funny papers!" was a favourite parting comment in my family. Seemed like a grand objective to a child. I also "interviewed" a famous cartoonist as a kid (I was the kid). I also have loved all things automotive since childhood, especially the designs of American cars. And of course watercolour. So I guess painting dopey car pics is natural. I am after the entertainment factor. No mask, little reference material just draw and paint. I am avoiding the inevitable, which is plein air landscraping.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Crayola Bollard Fencing

Don't blame me, I only record the facts as I make them up. The loon who built this shack way back in the day fancied himself an artiste who specialized in using ordinary building materials to whimsical effect. So he decided to build a fence using cast iron pipe and concrete with chain connectors. He then painted the "bollards" to look like crayons and used the same colours to highlite the house. You can only see traces of colour on the house...if you squint, but there is still paint on the posts.

Sunday, June 06, 2010

All Busted Up

Bink for an exploration of the inner workings,,,
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Tuesday, June 01, 2010