Palm Tree

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I was driving in traffic and saw a landscape company truck with a logo of a tree with big giant leaves. The leaves looked like hands to me.  When I got home  I sketched this out on my iPad. Click on image to enlarge.   Digital illustration

King Etzel

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This is a depiction of King Etzel from a beautiful sculpture (Nibelungen-Brunnen, “Nibelungen Fountain”) in Tulln, Austria by Michail Nogin of his meeting with Kriemhild. Etzel is my German family name and I claim him as my ancestor. That’s how I got the Sir Colby nickname. According to the Nibelungenlied (the Song of the Nibelungs), […]

Kriemhild

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This is a depiction of Kriemhild from a beautiful sculpture (Nibelungen-Brunnen, “Nibelungen Fountain”) in Tulln, Austria by Michail Nogin of her meeting with King Etzel. Etzel is my German family name and I claim him as my ancestor. That’s how I got the Sir Colby nickname. According to the Nibelungenlied (the Song of the Nibelungs), […]

Dryad

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I came across the term “dryad” the other day and felt compelled to come up with my own version so I conjured up this creature on my iPad just for the fun of it. Click on image to enlarge. Computer illustration

It Came From Beneath The Sea!

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Back in my previous life we would show movies to the kids at the recreation center. This was before tapes and DVDs. Before Blockbuster, Netflix, etc. We’d use a biggo projector and actual 16mm film and show them on the wall until we built a homemade canvas screen. The kids would sit on tumbling mats […]

Learning to Swim

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An idea popped into my head: Baby fish start their lives already knowing how to swim, its instinctive. Human babies work on walking for months, even longer. What if you’re half fish/half human? I depicted a Mermaid Mom teaching her little boy how to swim. Do we call him a Merboy; a Merkid? Click on […]