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A miscellany: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year December 24 owl book progress October 13 Quick snaps from a work in progress for Schwartz & Wade. The text is by Laura Godwin. The project is caoably and... Progress Report May 21 In 2010, I steered my little art boat in the direction of children's book illustration. Enough personal work had... Baby Owl February 23 I'm working a new book for Schwartz & Wade. Here are some sketch details. Lot of work to do yet so I'll... Before I go to work July 7 There were lots of animals hanging around the South Natick Dam in the last week or two. As the water level goes down... Another Orphan June 3 Orphans! My sketchbooks are full of orphans: pictures in search of stories and stories searching for endings. But... Bird Brain May 16 I draw birds a lot. Most of them are of the imaginary variety. Some of these doodles and personal works have... Character Study July 24 Draw first, ask questions later. That's my operative principle these days. Or one of the major ones. I'm... Isol July 9 In March 2013, the Swedish government sponsored award committee announced its decision to give this year's... The Merry Muddle April 10 I read an interview with Ryan O'Rourke yesterday. He's a children's book illustrator — among other... Red & Black January 18 Here are a couple of birds hanging out shooting the breeze: I made this doodle early last year. It was part of a... Bird Brain August 11 I'm drawing birds a lot this summer (no real surprise there). Most of it is for my own enjoyment but it goes... Frog Wrangling June 11 A while back, I too had some business to conduct with Jim Burke who is the creative director behind Dellas Graphics... Leo Dillon 1933 - 2012 May 30 Children's book illustrator Leo Dillon has died. He was 79 years old. He is survived by his wife and... Weeds May 18 I've been thinking about weeds a lot this Spring. All winter as a matter of fact. Back in September, I dug up... Donatien Mary May 15 Donatien Mary is an illustrator and printmaker from France. He graduated from Les Arts Décoratifs de... Here & There February 11 Hi! Good stuff, items here from my sketchbooks from January. All somewhere between "here" and... Happy Holidays December 25 Bird Brain October 11 I love looking at all kinds of art. And when I look at Art, I often draw it too. I'm like a vampire wanting some... Maurice Sendak interview September 21 NPR's Terry Gross interview with Maurice Sendak yesterday. photo © John Dugdale/HarperCollins... doodlebirds May 1 The Waiting Room April 10 Waiting for the phone to ring? Don't be sad, there's always: Studio work: check Doodle work:... Playing with Bears March 29 Playing with Bears March 29 Javier Zabala March 6 Cristiana Clerici has conducted and absolutely WONDERFUL interview with the fabulous Spanish illustrator JAVIER... December Errata December 16 First: A recent passle of illustrations done for The Christian Science Monitor for their 2010 end of the year Gift... destination: UNKNOWN November 20 Open publication If you really like this sort of thing a printed version is available here. Sleeping Beauty October 29 The End (or not) Red Sox 3 - Tampa Bay 1 August 28 Tired of bad analog television service in the new Digital Wonderland™ (we were warned by Harry Shearer), we... Cabinet of Curiosities June 28 Tucked into a corner of a European Decorative Arts gallery at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts is a curious... A day in the life... June 2 The roads are really full in Pointyville. Most everyone drives  a souped-up something or other. Even the... Pointy People: cars May 25 Things with wheels: better than the domestication of fire, wheat and beer!  What better way to get around in... Pointy People May 18 Pointy People Portfolio by Rob Dunlavey     Good Day! April 17 Here's hoping you have a busy, productive and happy day (and night!). Urban Sprawl February 1 Last week (or was it the week before?) I received a package from France. The contents, when fussed over, checked-in... Random lyric January 11 City in the snow January 6 When I feel the need to procrastinate or just have fun, I draw these buildings. Some, like this one, are cut, scored... Petites Fêtes December 29 Studio Peek December 18 No ping pong table. No large collectors edition posters. No extensive library full of awards and expensive design... Bonjour! December 8 I'm back and processing, processing, processing impressions and results of a long trip to Paris to attend the... Voyage à Paris November 13 I've wanted to see Paris for a very long time (ever since French lessons in 3rd grade!). Various factors have... Štěpán Zavřel October 29 Lately, thanks to Puño, I've learned about Štěpán Zavřel. Here are some pics of his... Sculptures de papier October 12 My Crystal Cities have gone 3-d and now squatters have moved in. The guess the secret's getting... A mild case of schizophrenia September 22 Exploring July 9 Is exploration over-rated? Our muses and mothers tell us to stop and smell the roses, doodle and dabble. Explore.... Messing with dragons June 16 And just maybe, a tomboy princess out flying on her magic carpet crashed on an anowy mountaintop, rolled down the...