Halloween Survival Tips is a series of Halloween cartoons/one-panel comics I drew way back in 2007. I don’t recall embracing any other project as enthusiastically as I embraced this one, despite the bad art, the bad puns, and the sub-standard working conditions. These ‘toons were all drawn in ink (via either pen or brush) on … Continue reading “Halloween Survival Tips”
Just because tomorrow’s the big day! They’re old, hastily drawn, and unashamed of bad puns. They’re also a little bit funny and undeniably Halloweeny. And there are 36 of them, so they get their own gallery. Click here to take a peek!
Don’t feel bad! I had never heard of kabocha, either, before I moved to California! Pumpkins, yes. Spaghetti squash, acorn squash, butternut squash, summer squash, crookneck squash, and zucchini? You betcha! But kabocha? No. And if I had heard of either “kabocha” or “kabocha melon”, I certainly wouldn’t have assumed that either name for this … Continue reading “For My Friend, Jenny, Who Doesn’t Know What a Kabocha Is”
Inktober is a yearly ink-drawing challenge initiated by Jake Parker in 2009. Drawlloween, which also takes place every October, was started by Brian Sora. It focuses less on medium and more on Halloween-themed drawing prompts. Both events are fun, and each is worth participating in, regardless of your skill level as an artist.
Originally published at Sharonda.net on October 12th, 2017. Edited on October 12th, 2017, to add: “My Tao! I thought it was Friday!” Updated on October 13, 2017, to correct a source. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017, while moving the Sharonda.net to WordPress.com’s servers, and leaving Sharonda.ink flapping in the metaphorical wind. — Very … Continue reading “Next Week’s To Do List – Bootstrap, AppleScript, Write, Draw, Read”
Originally published at Sharonda.net on October 7th, 2017. Updated 10 October 2017 to fix a link. Updated 12 October to link to this follow-up-post, as well as to add visual indicators of progress. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017, with updated links. — I don’t work on much during the weekend, when Linda is … Continue reading “Next Week’s To Do List – CSS Frameworks, Follow-up Posts, and Ink”
Originally published at Sharonda.net on September 20th, 2017. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017, while moving my sites from NearlyFreeSpeech, and leaving Sharonda.ink in a state of flux. See Blogging Beyond the Grave for my rationale. None of this post really applies as of Halloween. — Sharonda.ink now has content. Enough so that yesterday, … Continue reading “Sharonda.ink, 301 Redirects, and Big Screens vs Little”
Originally posted on September 14th, 2016, at SharondaWoodfin.net. Edited and republished at Sharonda.net on March 10th, 2017. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on Octbober 31st, 2017. — My birthday was in June. I’d just like to make sure we’re clear about that. If you’re a regular reader (ha, ha; just kidding), you’ll recall that I got the … Continue reading “Unboxing the ArtSnacks InkTober Collection Box!”
Originally posted at Sharonda.net on September 12th, 2017. Updated 14 September, 2017, to fix a link to nowhere! Updated 19 September 2017 to change two links from internal URLs to Sharonda.ink URLs. Updated 6 October, 2017 to add a link to the Table O’ Prompts. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017, with more URL … Continue reading “What We’ll All Be Drawing in October – Inktober and Drawlloween 2017 Prompts”
Originally posted at Sharonda.net on September 3rd, 2017. Added to SMWoodfin.WordPress.com on October 31st, 2017. — Today’s awesome Target find! Perfect for a year-round Halloween motif! The sticker on bottom says it’s a candy bowl. In our house, it’ll hold not candy, but my Halloween spirit. And, yes, I’ve named him Yorick.