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Entries from April 2013

Get on the Grid

April 29th, 2013 · No Comments

A song about being a productive, obedient member of society.  That’s what you want, isn’t it?

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Tags: *Music · G

Index Cards (41)

April 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

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Shrubs and Bushes

April 17th, 2013 · No Comments

“Shrubs and Bushes” is a set of four short pieces for orchestra.  As I recall, I chose the title for its decorative associations.  I wrote it for my high school orchestra back in 1972, when I was 17.  I had already written a piece for strings, and orchestrated a piano piece by Turina to learn […]

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Tags: *Music · S

Down the Stairs

April 16th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Another perspective exercise from the sketchbook.

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Tags: *Sketchbook · D

Index Cards (40)

April 15th, 2013 · No Comments

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A Road

April 9th, 2013 · No Comments

A perspective exercise, from the sketchbook.

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Tags: *Sketchbook · R

Index Cards (39)

April 8th, 2013 · No Comments

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Doug Puppet

April 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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Tags: *Sketchbook · D

Captain Cap, Volume 2

April 1st, 2013 · No Comments

Today is April 1, a day sanctified by the extraordinary French humorist Alphonse Allais; and I am happy to announce that it brings the release of Captain Cap, Volume 2. Allais’s stories of his absurd anti-hero, first published in 1902, have been meticulously translated and illustrated by Doug Skinner, in the second volume of a […]

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Tags: *Cartoons · *Words · C