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On The Sunny Side

ON THE SUNNY SIDE

Saturday Leftover Day. Tom Sims was a comic strip writer who is known for little else than his stint as a writer on The Thimble Theater,...

Hammering On

HAMMERING ON

Sunday Surprise Post. While looking for some other stuff, I came a cross an early Coca Cola ad that is pretty interesting for comic...

 
 
 
Ark Right

ARK RIGHT

Saturday Leftover Day. Today's offering is a small amount of Boner's Ark Sundays I prepared this week. If you like these, you can click...

I Yam More Than I Yam

I YAM MORE THAN I YAM

Sunday Surprise Day. Thanks to the efforts of Craig Yoe most of the Popeye comic stories Bud Sagendorf did when het was pased over...

 
 
 
It's That Woman Again

IT'S THAT WOMAN AGAIN

Saturday Leftover Day. In Dutch we have a terrific word, 'bijvangst'. I just checked and saw it exists in English as well, although...

Starting From Scratch

STARTING FROM SCRATCH

Sunday Surprise Day. I think I can trace back my love of Lou Fine's work to the first time I saw his sixties detective strip Peter...

 
 
 
Boy Oh Boy

BOY OH BOY

Saturday Leftover Day. I have shared many pages from the scouting magazine Boy's Life. Some using my own scans, some from the complete...

DAILY CARE

DAILY CARE

Sunday Surprise Day. Looking for the first Boner's Ark strips I came across a carton series by one of the most prolific cartoonists...

 
 
 
Ship Shape

SHIP SHAPE

Saturday Leftover Day. I have spend some time the last few weeks with Mort Walker's late sixties creation Boner's Ark. It was created...

The Best Of The Best

THE BEST OF THE BEST

Sunday Surprise Day. I promised you something new, but this morning I discovered I had not saved the scanned material the way I should...

 
 
 
P.T. BImbo's Special Treatment

P.T. BIMBO'S SPECIAL TREATMENT

Saturday Leftover Day. Some more P.T. Bimbo Sundays which I didn't get to last week. Tomorow a new surprise.

Sim Sala Bimbo

SIM SALA BIMBO

Sunday Surprise Day. Have fun, the circus is in town! And this is how the October 26 Sunday lloked like in the half page format:

 
 
 
The Chosen Ones

THE CHOSEN ONES

Saturday Leftover Day. I still believe Dave Gerard's and Donoby's City all is a forgotten gem. Every once in a while, I come across...

Merry Menagery

MERRY MENAGERY

Sunday Surprise Day. With yesterdays long run of Hi and Lois dailies from 1959 comes a similar run of another Walker Factory strip,...

 
 
 
Hi, honey! I'm not always home!

HI, HONEY! I'M NOT ALWAYS HOME!

Saturday Leftover Day. You can always make me happy with any Walker factory strip from the late fifties and early sixties. What I particulary...

A Perfect Day

A PERFECT DAY

Sunday Happy Day For some years now I have been collecting all samples of comic strips that were publisehd on the day I was born, 62...

 
 
 
The Oddness of Dodd

THE ODDNESS OF DODD

Sunday Sermon Day. A friend of mine on the internet was talking about the Win Mortimer's David Crane, whoch was written by Ed Dodd,...

Sporting Chance

SPORTING CHANCE

Sunday Surprise Day. Movies buffs who also collect comics will know there was a famous newspaper feature in the thirties and forties...

 
 
 
More Norris

MORE NORRIS

Saturday Leftover Day. For this weekend I prepared some more of my Jungle Jim Sundays. But I forgot to post them. So here, two days...

Norris Less

NORRIS LESS

Saturday Leftover Day. I can't see I am a huge fan of Paul Norris' work in comics or the newspapers. Since I am not particulary into...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

"Beirut, after the Dust Settles" in Design and the City Podcast

"Beirut, after the Dust Settles" in Design and the City Podcast

© Rami Rizk For Design and the City's sixth episode - a podcast by reSITE on how to make cities more liveable, the team interviewed Christele Harrouk , Archdaily's Managing... Read more ...

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

Artifacts from the White War - a battle between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops that took place in the forbidding heights of the Alps - are on their way to a museum. Read more ...

On The Sunny Side

On The Sunny Side

Saturday Leftover Day. Tom Sims was a comic strip writer who is known for little else than his stint as a writer on The Thimble Theater, the strip that was known for... Read more ...

"Green Roof"

"Green Roof"

This is my demo painting I did two days ago for my One-Day Zoom Workshop. It was another successful one. The feedbacks from my 3 Zoom workshops so far have approved that using... Read more ...

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

I was always fascinated by monumental statues of Easter Island, Chile. Here is the watercolor painting of a gorgeous sunset on Easter Island with their Moai Stones. This... Read more ...

The Art Party Circuit Comes Roaring Back at Frieze New York

But even Michael R. Bloomberg, whose name graces the building, got stuck outside the Shed until he provided the proper Covid documentation. Read more ...

Got Masks? Here's What to Do With Them

As more people are vaccinated and guidelines around mask wearing are easing, some are finding ways to preserve, repurpose and recycle their face coverings. Read more ...

Jake Tapper's Hero Is Embedded With the Rat Pack, Hoping to Catch a Rat

Tapper's new thriller, “The Devil May Dance,” plumbs the connections among Hollywood, the Mafia and the Kennedy administration. Read more ...

Trying to Imagine Post-Pandemic Life? Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison Can Help

“To the Lighthouse” and “Beloved” suggest how to envision a world we might actually want to re-enter. Read more ...

Making a Collagraph from Mat Board with Acrylic Gloss Varnish

Making a Collagraph from Mat Board with Acrylic Gloss Varnish

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Acrylic Gloss Varnish Sealer on Mat Board Collagraphs When you make a collagraph plate from mat board , the... Read more ...