Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Hielo y nieve hoy y manana. Deseo estaba en LA con mi primo.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Hoy es los cumpleanos de mi esposa. Feliz cumpleanos, Angie!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

I felt the need to post something, anything, today to keep in the swing of things. I read a piece from a book that was very good and in it I found a new word in spanish that I could use for my "una palabra cada dia" category (okay, it's not each day but I am trying).
And even better...it gave me something to illustrate. "La chismosa," I believe, in the context of the story means "tattletale."
I portrayed this character as she might appear as a vile lemming dishing out a little dirt. I kinda like this character and may find a way to insert her into the book...but someone else may have to go.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009


Somos el cambio de que buscamos.

Saturday, January 17, 2009


Hoy es los cumpleanos de me hija. Feliz Cumpleanos, Baby!

Friday, January 16, 2009

I'm posting the project I'm working on today. It is an aluminum sign for a local bridal shop. The sign is four feet tall and twenty-one feet wide. This is the sort of thing I do for income while I wait for the author/illustrator thing to happen.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

This will also be the year that I will improve my spanish speaking and writing skills. Somewhere on this blog, at each posting, there will be something posted in spanish. Anyone who speaks spanish is graciously invited to comment or correct...I've been too inconsistent over the years at this and now it is time to learn at last.

Manchester Lemming nacio' cuando el mundo de los lemmings fue uno de estricto orden.

This is the idea for pages one and two with the old Manchester in the drawing. The new and improved Manchester is the graphic above. I like the new one better. And I just noticed, the top paragraph is supposed on the bottom and vice versa. Guess I'll change that, too.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

This is Manchester with a little colored pencil added. He will be modified before the day is out but it's a start.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

I have nothing important to add concerning Manchester today but to stay in the habit of posting I'm going to include a sunrise shot I took in November. It's from my neighbor's back yard and just beyond the trees is the Ohio River.

Monday, January 12, 2009

This is Manchester Lemming. His appearance has changed a lot in the last year. Hopefully, he is becoming the lemming he needs to be to represent the book that is named for him.
In the next few days he will have a little color added and maybe a little intro to his situation.

Day one

This will be a test entry for the virgin blogger....Feliz cumpleanos a mi nieto, Jackson.