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chalkboard post 2010 – #14

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , , , on December 5, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

I was going to do an all X-Men themed week until I realized that I didn’t know how any of the other X-Men look! I know how they looked back in the 1990’s when the cartoon was on TV… but I don’t have a clue now! I think I’m going to do a Fantastic Four themed week, starting tomorrow… they’re a bit more consistent in their fashion choices.

November 3oth is Mark Twain’s birthday.

I was falsely under the impression that CBS was airing Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer this past Thursday. I was wrong.

I was kind of impressed that most of my students knew who this was. Of course, I suppose we’re not too far removed from a time when Cartoon Network showed old cartoons like Space Ghost… and true, most kids recognized him from Space Ghost: Coast to Coast… but still, with how quickly  pop culture moves these days, I wouldn’t have been surprised if he had been forgotten.

FREE IDEA: Hanna Barbera should do a new version of Space Ghost a la Batman: The Animated Series, where they treat the character seriously. I know Space Ghost was never all that serious, even in the ’60’s and ’70’s, but it’s SUCH a great Alex Toth designed costume. I’d love to see the character lavishly animated someday.

chalkboard post 2010 – #10

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , on November 14, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

A bit of a slipshod week for chalkboard drawings- a friend of our family died during this week and I ended up missing a few days of school. I haven’t decided if I’m going to include that in the comic, but there it is.

I probably should have waited for this upcoming week to do Harry Potter, seeing as Deathly Hallows hits theaters this coming Friday. Ah well.

chalkboard post 2010 – #8

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , , , on November 1, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

I had to take this picture with my Mac’s Photobooth, as I left my cellphone at home this day… hence the backwards lettering.

…and Friday’s drawing was this picture of Kang and Kodos I posted a few days ago.

chalkboard post 2010 – #7

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 24, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

October is an all-monster themed chalkboard drawing week. Last week I did the classic movie monsters… this week, I did modern monsters.

Two notes about this one: Firstly, the “Friday the 13th sound effect” should probably be written as “ch-ch-ch, ah-ah-ah”. Secondly, right after I took this picture, I realized that having Jason brandishing a machete on my classroom’s chalkboard was probably too intense for anyone so I erased it.

…see, you can kind of tell with my drawing of Ghostface here that I avoided that “waving a deadly weapon around” quagmire. It looks a little strange though.

This one is “by student request” since I’ve only seen the first Saw movie and found it pretty repugnant.

…this one came out pretty good. I like that it’s a joke on how ugly I find myself to be, as well as a general dig at the Child’s Play movies.

chalkboard post 2010 – #6

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , , , , on October 18, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

I do Halloween-themed drawings all October.

 

 

 

The mummy one is really creepy. I think it’s my gigantic stomach in that one that’s unsettling.

 

…and with this one, you can really tell I was rushed for time and gave up somewhere in the mid-torso. Still, it’s a passable Creature from the Black Lagoon/Chris Pearce-esque face, I think.

chalkboard post 2010 – #5

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , on October 10, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

I don’t know why this picture is smaller then the rest.

 

Wednesday was Mr. Potato Head, but I guess I forgot to take a picture of it. It was the best single piece of artwork ever created by man so I suppose it’s a shame I cannot share it with you. Imagine the BEST thing in the world and times it by ten and that’s how incredible my chalk outline of Mr. Potato Head was.

 

 

…and now we’re in October, which is fine by me, because it means for at least a month I can stop thinking of “theme” weeks and just draw monsters nonstop.

chalkboard post 2010 – #4

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , , , on October 3, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

I think you’ll see the story behind this drawing next week.

I found two colored pieces of chalk at home and brought ’em into work. A blue piece…

…and a red one.

This last one was a student request:

I think that’s exactly as my stomach would look if I was able to fly.

the first chalkboard photo post of the 2010-2011 school year

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , on September 9, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

As great a reaction I have received from the comics in the past year, I’ve also been completely surprised at how much people enjoy the weekly chalkboard drawings I post on Sundays. I get a lot of mail on ’em and a ton of people find this blog based on Google searches (or some kind of internet search, I’m still not clear) for “chalkboard drawings”.

Here are the first two comics from this year. For some reason, my cellphone took these pictures super small, but future posts (on Sundays) will return to the normal size.

The smaller word balloon on the left reads “There’s a snake in my boot.”

I’m going to have to make some changes to my approach to doing chalkboard drawings in this school year but I’ll talk about those on Sunday.