Thursday, December 4, 2014

Larry The Crocodile

An interpretation of Larry the Crocodile from Pearls Before Swine.
It won a contest on
9 x 12 watercolor and india ink on bristol board

Monday, January 6, 2014

Word of the Day - June 29

vilify \VIL-uh-fahy\ , verb:
1. to speak ill of; defame; slander.
2. Obsolete. to make vile.

Word of the Day - June 28

mickle \MIK-uhl\ , adjective:
Archaic. great; large; much.

Word of the Day - June 27

lese majesty \LEZ MAJ-uh-stee, LEEZ-\ , noun:
1. Law. a. a crime, especially high treason, committed against the sovereign power. b. an offense that violates the dignity of a ruler.
2. an attack on any custom, institution, belief, etc., held sacred or revered by numbers of people: Her speech against Mother's Day was criticized as lese majesty.

Word of the Day - June 26

snood \snood\ , noun:
1. a netlike hat or part of a hat or fabric that holds or covers the back of a woman's hair.
2. a headband for the hair.
3. the distinctive headband formerly worn by young unmarried women in Scotland and northern England.
4. the pendulous skin over the beak of a turkey.
1. to bind or confine (the hair) with a snood.

Word of the Day - June 25

dilly \DIL-ee\ , noun:
Informal. something or someone regarded as remarkable, unusual, etc.: a dilly of a movie.

Word of the Day - June 24

asyndeton \uh-SIN-di-ton\ , noun:
1. Rhetoric. the omission of conjunctions, as in “He has provided the poor with jobs, with opportunity, with self-respect.”
2. Library Science. the omission of cross references, especially from a catalog.

Word of the Day - June 23

drawl \drawl\ , verb:
1. to say or speak in a slow manner, usually prolonging the vowels.
1. an act or utterance of a person who drawls.

Word of the Day - June 22

fen \fen\ , noun:
1. low land covered wholly or partially with water; boggy land; a marsh.
2. the Fens, a marshy region W and S of The Wash, in E England.