269 ArtLung posts from 2017
Sunday 01 Jan 2017new year/new sunset/freedom
Tuesday 03 Jan 2017Don’t Do.
Friday 06 Jan 2017Utah is nice. Snow is overrated.
Monday 09 Jan 2017Pondering care for family. Joe & Jean Crawford I love and miss you.
Saturday 21 Jan 2017What a great day! #sandiegowomansmarch
Sunday 22 Jan 2017San Diego showed up yesterday! #sandiegowomensmarch #womensmarch
Tuesday 24 Jan 2017Photo poor, but gather rosebuds anyway. Beauty is fuel. Resisting oppression takes energy.
Here’s my Dad allowing me to practice listening for breath sounds on him in 1992. He’s 70 today and in better shape than he was in the 90s! I love him. Happy Birthday Dad!
Thursday 26 Jan 2017Bear is not paying real good attention to this meeting.
Saturday 28 Jan 2017Revolutionary partner.
Sunday 29 Jan 2017Breakfast in L.A.
Friday 03 Feb 2017Shelby, dubious. #dogsofslacker
Saturday 04 Feb 2017tiny breakfast start
the leah @ the beach
Saturday 11 Feb 2017Here for kind of a Baldwin. I’ll always miss going to see movies at the Crest down the street but this is nice too.
Sunday 12 Feb 2017—under the pier—
Tuesday 14 Feb 201714 years, 4 months, 9 days since our first date— and many more to come! Happy Valentines Day Leah!
Saturday 18 Feb 2017Pogo’s ready.
San Diego followed us to Los Angeles.
Sunday 19 Feb 2017Pogues.
Thursday 23 Feb 2017Some species wear bright colors to thwart predators.
🏄🐻 🇺🇸 patriotic graffiti stickers at the bus stop
Saturday 25 Feb 2017Yesterday, the object on the right made up for the discomfort caused by the diagnostic system on the left.
Tuesday 28 Feb 2017Wet morning.
Thursday 02 Mar 2017Long time, no bot! New Bot Thursday brings us Maximilian from Disney’s film “The Black Hole” (1978). He’s silent, he’s murderous, he scared me as a kid!
Saturday 04 Mar 2017“Duke” Hi Duke!
Sunday 05 Mar 2017Sometimes, it’s #Voltes5 time. Let’s Volt In!
Saturday 11 Mar 2017day walkabout in the car
Thursday 16 Mar 2017@ NEWPORT/earlier
Sunday 19 Mar 2017Age 46, final day.
Two pieces by the great @nikinapalm, excellent artist I’ve been following for a few years. Left: 2013, Right: 2017.
Tuesday 21 Mar 2017Fortysomething. Leah & I at Warwick’s yesterday.
Wednesday 22 Mar 2017Caution Bees in Area 🐝
Friday 24 Mar 2017Birthday Week Bot Double Feature! Welcome to the terrifying liquid metal T-1000 from Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991) and notorious bounty hunter IG-88 from The Empire Strikes Back (1980).
Wednesday 29 Mar 2017Purple
I’m not sure you’ve seen my wife lately. So, you’re welcome. From a few weeks back.
Friday 31 Mar 2017Angled.
Saturday 01 Apr 2017[“hats”, “brushes”]
Tuesday 04 Apr 2017Pre-epidural. It went uneventfully. I’ll know in a few days whether the steroid injected into my spine under fluoroscopy addresses my pain. ☢️💉
Monday 10 Apr 2017Starting the week off right with a new bot! Daitetsujin 17 (大鉄人17) is a battle robot from a 1977 tv show who defends Earth from Brain: Earth’s supercomputer that went rogue. Yes, we’ve been scared of computers a long time. Welcome Daitetsujin One-Seven!
Wednesday 12 Apr 2017Maybe no prettier place to sketch.
Thursday 13 Apr 2017Trying out #Linea drawing app here on Holy Thursday.
Saturday 15 Apr 2017Opportunities abound.
Sunday 16 Apr 2017This makes grandmas happy.
Wednesday 19 Apr 2017Hello Sunshine (my Mom would have loved this welcome mat)
Thursday 20 Apr 2017Prior, current, …what will my next card say?
Sunday 23 Apr 2017Waiting for the Griffith Park Train to depart. Last time I was here? 44-ish years ago. There’s Super-8 camera footage of it. Also David, right.
Monday 24 Apr 2017She knows the sheep goes “baaa.”
The obvious solution to not getting a single photo where everyone looks good is to use four photos. Right?
Tuesday 25 Apr 2017My new kickstarter will be for a live-action reboot of “Lone Wolf & Cub” where they shop for inexpensive electronics products. Also they won’t be samurai. That might impact funding.
Friday 28 Apr 2017No lies, I’ve seen these bands.
Monday 01 May 2017tl;dr: it was slavery.
Thursday 04 May 2017Final blurry in-office selfie at Slacker. It’s been a lovely 5 years.
Friday 05 May 2017This weather nonsense is why I live in California.
Nephews AND Robots. Not sure there’s many better situations than this.
S, K. Falls Church, Virginia. 2017.
From a few weeks ago: T & L.
Archer, and a Shirley Temple. @ JINYA Ramen. Great place.
There’s no end to the green in Virginia.
Saturday 06 May 2017We are all so proud of my sister and her work on this exhibit (and Batman & Robin & Superman to boot!)
Serious Smith Pokémon Club. That’s a good Auntie right there.
Super Pixel Bros
Sunday 07 May 2017Grandpa Jim & dozing Fletcher. <3
these brothers! dancing, sorta
Tuesday 09 May 2017Fletcher in the WonderPlace kitchen from this weekend.
New Bot Tuesday! Not for me tho. :)
Wednesday 10 May 2017now playing: tomorrow never knows. “That you may see the meaning of within. It is being.” GOOD morning.
Crawtators. (Lunch with my astounding sister).
“I’m not a hooligan / I rock the party and / clear all the madness” Incredible and moving museum. “Blood of my blood” as Baldwin would say.
Thursday 11 May 2017Don’t dump snow off the top of the parking garage. I think.
Reflected in Gil Scott-Heron’s jacket.
No I don’t need beachwear right now.
PLEASE NO STANDEES IN THIS AREA
Pret-a-manger is still a great chain. Buttoned up post-rain. And grapes.
Friday 12 May 2017Nephew dancing to Daniel Tiger song. Nephew sock adornment. Last weekday of this trip. It’s been so great.
“it may seem strange to ask a just God’s assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men’s faces.” Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address is still my favorite speech. Gets me every time, what he bore, and the hardship this Nation—my Nation—endured.
1st Lt. Bob Kalsu served & died at the Battle of Firebase Ripcord in 1970. My father served there as a corpsman and made it home. 58-thousand names on this wall. Bob Kalsu is one.
My sister’s group is responsible for an overwhelming display of orchids at the Hirshhorn Museum.
Both of us easily amused by a small screen.
Saturday 13 May 2017Archer, Javie.
Sunday 14 May 2017Archer & his Lego creation. Plus two of mine. I leave VA for Calif. this morning.
If you’re apt to get Key lime pie, get it in Florida.
I aspire to this level of joyful anticipatory anxiety.
Monday 15 May 2017Hello, L. (It’s very good to be home).
Nephewz. It’s good to be home but I miss them. Good boys, always in motion.
Me and a poster from Shirley Chisholm’s ’72 Presidential campaign. We need more Chisholm in this world.
Wednesday 17 May 2017Erin, animated. We think the last time we went to Ichiban together was sometime in the 90s in case you wonder about how long we’ve been pals.
Friday 19 May 2017If you’re reading this, you will never be as cool as Bootsy Collins. [pic from last week]
Sunday 21 May 2017Fred “Fab Five Freddy” Brathwaite; Justices Sotomayor, Kagan, O’Connor & Ginsburg; Superman Chris Reeve; Samuel “Mark Twain” Clemens; Thomas Edison, me. I went to the National Portrait Gallery at my sister’s suggestion last week and it was awesome.
Wednesday 24 May 2017Javie & Me. From last week in Virginia.
Thursday 25 May 2017My pal @starblade68 just dashes drawings like this in 5 minutes. His work is impressive.
Friday 26 May 2017Zac, I and Chris played around with @procreateapp at the Apple Store yesterday.
Saturday 27 May 2017Tiny Batman started strong being up at 5:30am, but zonked again not long thereafter. Toddlers toddle.
Sunday 28 May 2017Batman and I went to the park. Batman’s not ready for the swings but likes slides. He
Grandparenting up a storm here.
Monday 29 May 20172 year olds know how to have fun in shoe stores. Always find the awesome stuff and you’re never bored.
Chairman of the Board @ 1 years old.
Bella in a Bella outfit, Joe (me) in a Voltes V outfit.
Tuesday 30 May 2017Riding the camel.
“I’ll be in my monkey chair, reading” — all that anyone wants to say, really.
Wednesday 31 May 2017David is developing innovative swordplay technologies I’m happy to help alpha-test. (photo from yesterday)
Wishing tree. <3
Thursday 01 Jun 2017Shoulder-riding was my favorite when I was tiny. Now I am full-size & shoulder-carrying is a favorite.
Friday 02 Jun 20176am. Time for hydration & Furchester Hotel.
Park glee with @danielle_win & Bella!
Saturday 03 Jun 2017Tool development continues for small-sized naturalist. (Photo from Thursday).
Their mommy & daddy fly home soon. Sometimes Bella goes looking for them. Tomorrow morning they’ll be here.
Final night in L.A., as the kids today put it: “all the feels.”—David with pine needle foil, mini-soccer ball & Gpa Joe.
Monday 05 Jun 2017Unlike last week: no capes, no breakfast negotiations.
Tuesday 06 Jun 2017Visiting Queen Califia. Thanks Susan for teaching me about it.
You can’t beat the view from Ki’s. Shoutout to @mickele1226 cc @leah7peah
I enjoyed this place very much.
Friday 09 Jun 2017“This day will soon be at an end and now it’s even sooner… and now it’s even sooner…”
Saturday 10 Jun 2017Adam West was the first Batman who left a strong impression on me. And he was self-deprecating. RIP old chum.
Tuesday 13 Jun 2017Some views of the Midway require no ticket.
I’ve been on San Diego Bay many times but this was my first time taking the ferry. The Coronado Bay Bridge was finished 7 months before I was born. I never needed the Ferry. But it’s a beautiful 15 minute ride from Broadway Pier.
Saturday 17 Jun 2017EXTREMELY happy with this purchase of a handplane from @corehandplanes #handplane #oceanbeachsandiego
Sunday 18 Jun 2017Happy Father’s Day to my Dad!
Tuesday 20 Jun 2017Happy Birthday to my Wonderful Sister!
Impressive demo of the GunnAR system from BEMR Lab at #startupweeksandiego
In early/mid 1980s I came to my first San Diego Comic-Cons here. They were awesome.
Wednesday 21 Jun 2017Prototyping exercise really cool at #startupweeksandiego
A mile and a half inland and it’s sunny with blue skies. The water’s edge is all gray. But I’m going in.
Thursday 22 Jun 2017Coffee at the Ballpark.
Ewon’s space rocking the #OrphanBlack very heavy.
Friday 23 Jun 2017Cyber Aztlán is already here, it’s just not equally distributed.
Sunday 25 Jun 2017“Your best teacher is your last mistake.” —Nathra Nader (photo from last week)
Tuesday 27 Jun 2017Clowny Frowns
Wednesday 28 Jun 2017straw hat club. from yesterday.
Yesterday morning had a great start.
father & son (yesterday)
Sunday 02 Jul 2017She does not hate putting on and taking off the sunglasses.
Monday 03 Jul 2017Mysterio, Spider-Man, Gamora, Vision, T’Challa. (not pictured: lots more)
Tuesday 04 Jul 2017David 2.06. Happy 4th. May Freedom & & Equal Justice Under Law prevail, always.
Wednesday 05 Jul 2017I believe this Toast is French.
Saturday 08 Jul 2017Long may it wave 🏳️🌈
Monday 10 Jul 2017Negora ネゴラ by Konatsu! Who doesn’t love a Catzilla?
Tuesday 11 Jul 2017Coloring practice in @procreateapp with an old #inktober drawing.
Wednesday 12 Jul 2017More coloring practice with @procreateapp on a cowgirl drawing from 2014.
More coloring practice with @procreateapp on a cowgirl drawing from 2014. #cowgirl #drawing
More coloring practice. Drawing by me 30 years ago. @procreateapp #drawing #cyberpunk
Thursday 13 Jul 2017Oh look more coloring practice with @procreateapp #drawing #alien
Roger Moore was awesome. Moonraker underrated.
Friday 14 Jul 2017Pride Weekend San Diego 2017 #sandiego #pride #drawing #spacesuit #procreate
Saturday 15 Jul 2017Sunset Cliffs Animal Hospital: great van!
San Diego bus riding cartoon portraits. Finished with @procreateapp #sandiego by @artlung
Sunday 16 Jul 2017Rollin with @missewon yesterday.
Monday 31 Jul 2017Current sketchbook cover.
Tuesday 01 Aug 2017Ink.
Wednesday 02 Aug 2017meet leah
Cube Cat lacks a narrative to go with his vague street setting. Cube Cat needs writing.
Thursday 03 Aug 2017Lucky
Saturday 05 Aug 2017ABBA performed by Leah and Liz
Sunday 06 Aug 2017Waiting for the next train and all possibilities.
Wednesday 09 Aug 2017San Diego Tourism Cat & Gull, I <3 U!
Thursday 10 Aug 2017Bun at the Cross.
a Watermelon Steven & Connie walk into a steakhouse… #stevenuniverse
Call him Zeb.
Gracia y paz a vosotros.
Friday 11 Aug 2017Juan Diego, Angel.
On the train, yesterday. Catching up with lots of stuff today. Here’s to figuring out the stuff that’s not figured out yet.
Saturday 12 Aug 2017I think I’m committing to cosplaying Hank McCoy again. But better. #beastcosplay
Frings and mediocre drawing.
Sunday 13 Aug 2017Wearing a little UVa here at the Charlottesville Vigil. <3
Tuesday 15 Aug 2017JoeSweater was my preferred Quake Arena username.
Wednesday 16 Aug 2017Erin’s cats treat me like “That’s my purse I don’t know you!”
Thursday 17 Aug 2017Erin’s cats, last night, skeptical.
Friday 18 Aug 2017Magenta.
Drawing in diners is my jam.
Pen and talent inadequate to express haircut exquisiteness
Saturday 19 Aug 2017Erin got a key copied the other day and it was a glowy process.
Monday 21 Aug 2017Low-fi eclipse viewer. 10:04am. San Diego.
Tuesday 22 Aug 2017Meals with people with cool keychains is the way to go.
Here to play for @sketchpartysd – no judgement, no rules, butcher paper, drinks and drawing. I may be back. <3
Wednesday 23 Aug 2017from last night’s #sketchpartysd – the stereotyped “artist” character I’ve been drawing since high school 🖋🎨
Tuesday 29 Aug 2017Yesterday outside the condo. Asche zu Asche. Memento mori.
Wednesday 30 Aug 2017Eyes and smile are key.
Friday 01 Sep 2017Books/Harvest
Saturday 02 Sep 2017Fig Tree trio, from this past week.
93 degrees F and trying to help a friend move. Perspiration is 100% perspiration.
Sunday 03 Sep 2017Liz’s cats are great.
Monday 04 Sep 2017Cat & Whale Detective Squad (photo from the flea market yesterday)
Tuesday 05 Sep 2017This cutie has beautiful heterochromatic eyes. Like David Bowie, you know? He got shy when I put my phone up to take a photo though. Sorry Pup.
Wednesday 06 Sep 2017The Summer is over. Long live Summertime.
Wednesday 13 Sep 2017Currently getting over a cold. Zen Brush 2 comforts me.
David is fully alive and notices when his shadow looks cool. From this past weekend.
Friday 15 Sep 2017post ramen sunset near Convoy 🍜 🌅
Saturday 16 Sep 2017Liz MADE these and they are adorable. #always #harrypotter
Tuesday 26 Sep 2017Cool Cats @ LeStats.
I don’t rollerskate but it looks like freedom feels. Drawn with the @procreate 4.
Wednesday 27 Sep 2017Last night at the Stranger Things art show thing.
Saturday 30 Sep 2017I feel like this town might be overplaying its merchandising hand.
Sunday 01 Oct 2017View this morning.
Tuesday 03 Oct 2017Leah’s new favorite song is pretty good. Music is the best.
My Inktober is starting slow. I’ll catch up. #inktober #inktober2017
Broth complete. Seriously.
Wednesday 04 Oct 2017Blade Runner
Tuesday 10 Oct 2017Beautiful interfaces are inspiring. Also hanging with good friends on their break is awesome.
Oh yes. Brave Raideen!! @sketchpartysd #inktober #inktober2017 #sketchpartysd I’ll catch up yet!
Badtz Witch! Probs because Erin likes Badtz Maru #sketchpartysd #inktober #inktober2017
Thursday 12 Oct 2017Even fuzzy, pretty.
Play hard. Chase birds (if you’re 2).
Saturday 14 Oct 2017No filter, pool light.
Monday 16 Oct 2017Yes, Pogo likes the water. (From the weekend)
Tuesday 17 Oct 2017Salon Dog has beautiful ‘do.
Thursday 19 Oct 2017old town pigeons
Bus #inktober #inktober2017 Even if you’re behind, keep trying.
Haircuts are their own reward.
Friday 20 Oct 2017Spoiler alert: I didn’t do it.
Tuesday 24 Oct 2017That ol’ moon.
Wednesday 25 Oct 2017Continuing education. #ux #sandiego
Thursday 26 Oct 2017STAY FRESH / MOUTH WASH / STAY CLEAN / FRESH BREATH / CUPS / FRESH IDEAS — (from last night)
Saturday 28 Oct 2017TODAY IS YOUR DAY
MOTEL Parry LODGE
Neon McDonald’s, 7 AM.
Went for a walk this morning and met the Sinclair dinosaur.
Everyone was on their phones waiting for tots.
Nonplussed during the family photo.
Sunday 29 Oct 2017Dropping down westbound toward Las Vegas always reminds me of Obi-Wan describing Mos Eisley: “You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.”
Suited, from this weekend. Vanity sort of.
Thursday 02 Nov 2017“Master is the brains and Blaster is the brawn” … Who runs Bartertown? (From last weekend)
Friday 03 Nov 2017Emily is too fast to capture in a photo.
Saturday 04 Nov 2017My mother-in-law moved into a place with cute folks like this. And other awesome people too.
Sunday 05 Nov 2017Emily. Yesterday.
Monday 06 Nov 2017it me * 2
Tuesday 07 Nov 2017☕️ Hammerhead.
Wednesday 08 Nov 2017las sienes grises
Friday 10 Nov 2017If you’re smart you go to laundry with @missewon who knows the ‘mat with the good chairs.
Monday 13 Nov 2017Late coffee and cookie.
Tuesday 14 Nov 2017Gwen vs TV. #sketchpartysd #sketchparty #corgi
Some rando Jedi. #sketchpartysd #jedi #starwars #sandiego
Thursday 16 Nov 2017I❤️Condor Puppet! (From last week)
Friday 17 Nov 2017So much fun listening to a talk about…death? @creativemornings_sd was awesome. Check out @littledameshop!#cmsandiego
Saturday 18 Nov 2017It’s a very strange feeling to see my drinky sketchy #sketchpartysd drawings in a gallery show. I liked it. Such an honor to be included among so many wonderful pieces.
Tuesday 21 Nov 2017Hey, latergram from the ol’ Zoo.
#SketchPartySD at La Bodega was fun.
Thursday 23 Nov 2017Toby, Dusty, Chow Bella III, Dewey. Thanksgiving Family Dogs. Happy Thanksgiving Everybody!
Saturday 25 Nov 2017Today Fran was honored. Rest in Peace Fran <3
Sunday 26 Nov 2017Yesterday. St. Andrew’s.
RUDFORD’S / EST. 1949
Friday 01 Dec 2017PACKED HOLIDAY FUN
Sunday 03 Dec 2017Desert Moon. Earlier tonight. Victorville after helping move.
Thursday 07 Dec 2017The Varieties of Religious Experience
Friday 08 Dec 2017Sculpted portrait in progress on Hollywood Boulevard. Yesterday.
WE WERE STRANGERS ONCe TOO ⭐️
Saturday 09 Dec 2017I love this shot of Leah getting her hair-trim.
KEEP OFF TORREY
Sunday 10 Dec 2017Neon/Pilot/Leah
So… okay these are my #2017bestnine according to the idea that “best” is a measure of the most likes. Excuse me that’s horse puckey but you can’t automate human curation.
Tower is Tower. For… a minute or two.
Monday 11 Dec 2017Coffee: last week. Hammerhead, specifically.
Yellow Rose is yellow and beautiful.
Tuesday 12 Dec 2017Domed conic sections.