Monthly Archives: September 2015

SURPRISE CALL — WHO’S THIS??

Diane and I were shopping at our local Meijer’s supermarket — which if you are not familiar with the chain, is about the size of a city block, everything from groceries to hardware — and she went off on her…

Let’s Upgrade Halloween !

Hey, gang, does it seem to you that we could have more fun if our better holidays were not limited to just ONE day?? Therefore how about if we start an initiative to EXPAND at least one of them to…

INTO THE WILD

Earlier this year I was scheduled at an outdoor event in late spring, if memory serves (doubtful!) — in any case it should have been beautiful weather. Shoulda, coulda, woulda… NO! No, baby, no nice weather for us. Nah. Cold,…

Little Devil ??

Sketching live on the street at First Fridays in Xenia, Ohio, https://www.facebook.com/XeniaFirstFridays is always a voyage of discovery. The management of the street festival is kind enough to invite me back to draw several times a year on the first Friday of…

ALMOST FAMOUS…

Some time back I was invited to appear live on Channel 45, http://www.fox45now.com/ doing a quick sketch for the camera to promote an event where I was booked that night. So we jumped through hoops to get down to the park…

DIFFERENT Image

Once in a while we get a request for something SPECIAL to be imprinted on the drawing paper ahead of time… (More than the usual company logo at the bottom of the  sheet or “Happy Birthday Fred!” text — we…

FUN GUY

I got a call last year from a dentist in Cincinnati, looking for a little drawing project — see photos below — and we worked out a deal. So I get some dental work done and Dr. Alex Della Bella www.drdellabella.com/ gets…

A MONUMENTAL Gift…

Some time back our friend Guy called on me to draw these four fine young men in his family…. He said later that his six-year-old son picked out each one by name, which makes me feel good. And the gang…

Please, Do That AGAIN…

One of the unexpected pleasures of the party business is REPEAT calls — being invited back to draw at the same place year after year, event after event… Here is a cute young family at Dayton Progress from some time…