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cartoon life: A fast scribble review of the new stiff tip on Pencil by 53

  Surprise surprise. Pencil with new stiffer tips showed up as promised. Below are some scribbles comparing used, new and old.  Filed under: App, art, drawing, iPad Tagged: firm tip, madeWithPaper, Pencil by 53 . . . → Read More: cartoon life: A fast scribble review of the new stiff tip on Pencil by 53

cartoon life: We’re #4 Canadian Travel app

The Heart of London climbs to the top: We’re #4, We’re #4! You’re in for it now that I have another app posted… yes.. a plethora of daily reports about how it’s doing in the stores and its further development! Yesterday it was ranked Number 4 in Canadian Travel in the Apple Store. That’s pretty […] . . . → Read More: cartoon life: We’re #4 Canadian Travel app

LeDaro: Ipad

I got an Ipad. Having hard time using it first time.

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cartoon life: Two from today version two

Barbara: Triangle and shadow

Barbara: The arm

Filed under: art Tagged: Figure drawing, iPad, nude., procreate

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cartoon life: Two today figures from life drawing

Filed under: art Tagged: Figure drawing, iPad, nudes, procreate

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cartoon life: Seven little cats in the grass

It’s been a week of tired. Sometimes I despair that so much is on the edge. I have no work held back, no posts queued up, no drawings hovering.

Then you just make a mark, and something happens, and you just follow it. So this is fresh – last night – and with . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Seven little cats in the grass

Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Apple numbers: languishing iPad sales a function of the phone subsidy model

The ability to make phone calls on a modern smartphone is now just one app among many. For most people it isn’t even close to the most used app with Facebook, YouTube, messaging, games, and the like dominating usage. And it is also an app with many competitors like Skype and Google Hangouts and . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Apple numbers: languishing iPad sales a function of the phone subsidy model

Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Apple numbers: languishing iPad sales a function ofthe phone subsidy model

The ability to make phone calls on a modern smartphone is now just one app among many. For most people it isn’t even close to the most used app with Facebook, YouTube, messaging, games, and the like dominating usage. And it is also an app with many com… . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Apple numbers: languishing iPad sales a function ofthe phone subsidy model

cartoon life: Composite clouds

Painted in Paper, assembled in Procreate.

Filed under: art, digital, drawing, iPad Tagged: clouds, rain

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cartoon life: The in-law chair #2

Actually quite a stylish chair.

Filed under: art, digital, drawing, iPad Tagged: chair

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cartoon life: The old tuxedo

Our 17 or 18 year old tuxedo sleeps a lot. It’s hard to get a pose where he doesn’t look dead.

Filed under: digital, drawing, iPad Tagged: Cat

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cartoon life: The in-law chair #1

Filed under: art, digital, drawing, iPad Tagged: chair

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cartoon life: New drawing added to “New cat art”

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Filed under: art, digital, drawing Tagged: Cat, digital, iPad

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cartoon life: New drawing added to “New cat art”

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Filed under: art, digital, drawing Tagged: Cat, digital, iPad

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cartoon life: Do I have too many apps?

This iPad has been displaying some odd problems with apps crashing, it seems, when they try to access memory, for instance Sketches app when saving, ScannerPro just after it takes the picture, when it frames it up. Paper too, when browsing through books of drawings.

I’ve been dropping into the app switcher mode to . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Do I have too many apps?

cartoon life: New drawing added to “New cat art”

Filed under: art, digital, drawing Tagged: Cat, digital, iPad

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cartoon life: Where can I find your free ebooks and stuff? Hmmm?

I can haz free cat books?

I’m switching out stuff from Dropbox to Google Drive. The eight wallpapers I posted earlier have a new home, and all the free ebooks, cats and landscapes are also there.

The 100 cats (nearly 150 cats only $0.99!) ebook is still at iTunes, along with the also . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Where can I find your free ebooks and stuff? Hmmm?

cartoon life: Calico. Couch. It’s the nap spot.

Filed under: digital, drawing, iPad Tagged: calico, Cat, nap

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cartoon life: Cat face. Are you looking at me again?

Oh, are you looking at me again?

As spontaneous as this drawing seems, it took four days. I have wanted to draw the cats more from life, but they generally are always sleeping. This one will look at me from time to time. Then run away. Or fall asleep curled up hiding . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Cat face. Are you looking at me again?

cartoon life: Sleepy Saturday

Filed under: digital, drawing, iPad Tagged: Cat

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cartoon life: Insomnia

 

 

Filed under: art, cartoon, comment, digital, drawing, illustration, iPad, life Tagged: insomnia

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cartoon life: Get a More 22 cats book for Christmas

Download this book to view on your new Christmas tablet. It’s free. It’s a PDF. It’s digital. It’s tiny. It’s cool.

A tiny delightful book of cat art

Download from Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/alqodielyfhbazi/s7dVnVxyGA

Mrrfy Crzzmzz!

Filed under: art, book, drawing, iPad Tagged: Cat, cats, ebook, free download, free stuff

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Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Lessons from HDDVD vs Blu-ray

My first real foray into the world of following tech news came with the epic HDDVD vs Blu-ray fight. This was more than a little odd. At the time, I didn’t even have an HDTV, and had no intention of getting a next gen optical media player let alone a DVD player. Even today, . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Lessons from HDDVD vs Blu-ray

Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Apple’s tablet upgrade cycle problem

On this blog I like to cover the big issue facing our planet, issues dramatically affecting millions or billions of people: war, conflict, global warming, poverty, economics, rights and freedoms, etc. Okay, okay, sometimes I like to get bogged down in the personalities and gamesmanship of politics, but if I can I like to . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Tech on the Side: Apple’s tablet upgrade cycle problem

cartoon life: Another look back

Somewhere. The south of France, near the border with Italy, perhaps even in north west Italy? Likely, from the time stamps. No GPS data in the photograph here. 

Working over the photo with the charcoal brush as colored chalk in Procreate. Fussed and fretted in the detail for a while, then just slammed some . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Another look back