Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith

Keri Smith was my favourite illustrator, back when I used to know enough illustrators to have a favourite. Her blog, The Wish Jar, is one of the most interesting things on the internet. Tall claim, but trust me. Keri Smith has written a number of activity books for adults. Wreck This Journal, published way backContinue reading “Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith”

Persepolis – Reading a graphic novel

One of the many things I am unduly critical about is graphic novels (or comic books.) I wasn’t very fond of either, as a child, when the only comic book I ever owned starred Donald Duck. I recently read Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, a beautiful and touching autobiographical comic book. The author shows us theContinue reading “Persepolis – Reading a graphic novel”

A 100 posts & yet another “Thanks”!

I was at, what I love to call “work” the other day, doodling away (along the margins of an article about Roald Dahl, which I was supposed to be reading) waiting for some real work to come along. Unfortunately, and as I have already said before, I never did read much of Dahl. I wasContinue reading “A 100 posts & yet another “Thanks”!”

Autumn – Illustration

It is too hot now; you can feel the sun burning up your skin. I don’t feel like getting out of the house these days! And the nights are strangely cold and humid. It’s like a combination of the worst weathers possible. Weatherman on strike, maybe. I want some good ol’ climate back. Something pleasantContinue reading “Autumn – Illustration”

“A doodle. I do doodle. You, too. You do doodle, too.”

I love to doodle. Every second of every minute of every day! I love painting as well. But I guess it’s just too much effort for someone like me, specially when I could get just as much satisfaction from a pen and a piece of paper! And I can also avoid a scolding from myContinue reading ““A doodle. I do doodle. You, too. You do doodle, too.””

Tarzan? (Illustration)

…when Artificial Intelligence takes over the Fiction World… Remember the scene in ‘Tarzan’, when Tarzan takes Jane’s hand and compares it to his – when he realizes they are the same kind? Remember when he is trying to learn to speak and he says, “Me, Tarzan…You, Jane”? Remember ‘I, Robot’ by Isaac Asimov? Remember JossContinue reading “Tarzan? (Illustration)”