Funny Bone Drawings

Funny Bone Drawings is an illustration and cartooning blog following my artistic process.

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Apr 11
This is a rough for the first page of the creation myth of Inuits. I’m not sure how many pages it has to be. I think it may be two. 

This is a rough for the first page of the creation myth of Inuits. I’m not sure how many pages it has to be. I think it may be two. 


Feb 7
Boshongo Bantu Creation Myth 
In the beginning, Bumba was all alone in the water. He got sick and vomited up the sun, moon, stars, and land. He vomited up nine animals: a leopard, an eagle, a crocodile, a fish, a tortoise, lightning, a white heron, a scarab and a goat.  The last thing that he vomited was mankind. The animals and Bumba’s three sons then created plants and the rest of the animals.

Boshongo Bantu Creation Myth 

In the beginning, Bumba was all alone in the water. He got sick and vomited up the sun, moon, stars, and land. He vomited up nine animals: a leopard, an eagle, a crocodile, a fish, a tortoise, lightning, a white heron, a scarab and a goat.  The last thing that he vomited was mankind. The animals and Bumba’s three sons then created plants and the rest of the animals.


Jan 14
Sketches for the creation myth series I’m working on. This is a legend of creation from the Bushongo people of the Congo. Their creator is a god named Bumba who created the world by vomiting out the sun, moon, stars, lightening, nine animals and one man.     

Sketches for the creation myth series I’m working on. This is a legend of creation from the Bushongo people of the Congo. Their creator is a god named Bumba who created the world by vomiting out the sun, moon, stars, lightening, nine animals and one man.     


Dec 27
Clouds aren’t my strong suit. I’m not a painter and clouds are so soft that drawing them is difficult if you’re attempting a semi-realistic look. I decided to stylize them which works really well for this project because the clouds are actually a figure, the father, being shoved upward.
I found some good reference for the angry cloud burst. The military usually offers up a disturbing image when you want to make something look supernatural.    

Clouds aren’t my strong suit. I’m not a painter and clouds are so soft that drawing them is difficult if you’re attempting a semi-realistic look. I decided to stylize them which works really well for this project because the clouds are actually a figure, the father, being shoved upward.

I found some good reference for the angry cloud burst. The military usually offers up a disturbing image when you want to make something look supernatural.    


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