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Ginger Boxing by kurtoons
Ginger Boxing
I received a request to draw something involving boxing, so here is Ginger, from my webcomic HANNIBAL TESLA ADVENTURE MAGAZINE ( www.kurtoonsonline.com/ ) looking for a sparring partner.
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Nickfury Color Experiment by kurtoons
Nickfury Color Experiment
My daughter has been bugging me to learn FireAlpaca, to replace the antediluvian PhotoShop program I've been using since the Clinton Administration, because eventually I'll be replacing my current computer and I'm not sure that my old PhotoShop will still run on a newer system, even if I can find the disc for it.  Which I'm not sure I can.

Anyway.

I am not liking FireAlpaca a whole lot.  It does not seem to have any way to do the things I want it to.  I miss the Lasso Tool and I don't really get how to use the Magic Wand Tool effectively.  FA strikes me as very useful if you're going to be doing the actual drawing on the computer; but most of what I want it for is stuff that I have drawn on paper, caveman style, and want to color and manipulate on the computer.  I know how to do this with PS; I haven't figured out a good way to do this on FA.

Case in point:  the above experiment.  I'm actually happy with the way it turned out.  It was based off a doodle I drew in my sketchbook.  What I did was lay a layer over the scanned pencil art and trace over it with the mouse.  Then I did the coloring and the background on intermediate layers.  It worked for this little sketch, but I don't see me practically drawing my webcomic this way; not with a mouse, anyway.
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Team Tesla by kurtoons
Team Tesla
From my webcomic HANNIBAL TESLA ADVENTURE MAGAZINE ( www.kurtoonsonline.com/ )  Hannibal's team of Able Assistants
(back left):  Elwood Braun, Mathematical Marvel
(back right):  Raymond Steele, Cinema Idol
(front left):  Francis Xavier Grogan, Two-Fisted Archaeologist
(front right):  Billy Highcloud, Navajo Ace
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Hannibal and Ginger by kurtoons
Hannibal and Ginger
From my webcomic, HANNIBAL TESLA ADVENTURE MAGAZINE ( www.kurtoonsonline.com/ ) ; Hannibal Tesla is a two-fisted scientist in the Doc Savage tradition who travels the world and beyond fighting evil in the futuristic world of 1935.  Ginger DuPree is a gutsy girl reporter with a talent for trouble and a fondness for lightning guns.

You can support my comic through PATREON:   www.patreon.com/user.php?v=kur…
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Cat-Men from Mars:  Meet the Cast by kurtoons
Cat-Men from Mars: Meet the Cast
A bonus pic I drew for PATREONS www.patreon.com/kurtoons of my webcomic, HANNIBAL TESLA ADVENTURE MAGAZINE www.kurtoonsonline.com/?page_i… depicting characters from the "Cat-Men from Mars" storyline.  Going from right to left, we have:

Dr. Benjamin Grue -- rocket scientist in charge of a planned expedition to Mars
Maia -- a servant girl in the Emperor's palace
Major Brad Carter -- Rocket pilot with in the US Army Space Corps 
Lt. Mrel -- a member of the Martian's advance invasion force on the Moon
The Lunarian -- mysterious echo of a vanished alien civilization
Perihelion ("Peri") Grue -- Daughter of Dr. Grue and a friend of Ginger's
Ginger DuPree -- Plucky girl reporter
Emperor Antigonus Excelsior Rowlbrazzle Puff XXVII ("Emperor Puff") -- The Emperor of the Martian Cat-Men
Admiral Coeurl -- Commander of the Martian invasion force
The Old One -- Sole survivor of the ancient race who created the Cat-Men as part of their unending war against the Lunarians
Willie Brightman -- An astronomer at the Goddard Space Station
Sir Nigel Malcolm-Sangazure -- Administrator of the Stent Observatory on the Moon, secretly in league with the Martians
Miss Beladonna Darling -- Sir Nigel's efficient assistant
Arch-Prelate Ackthpt -- High Priest of Mars
Lord Rumtum -- Chief Adviser to the Emperor
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Kurt Wilcken
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United States
In my Secret Identity, I am a Ninja Cartoonist. I livein the Enchanted Land-O-Cheese with my wife, two daughters, two cats, a snake, a couple finches, a lot of fish and a hat-full of ferrets.

Back in the Caveman Days, I used to draw my own comics and sell them out of my backpack. In the early '90s I drew a lot of furry stories for Antarctic Press and Radio Comix. These days I'm drawing a webcomic called Hannibal Tesla Adventure Magazine you can find at Kurtoons Online

I have also done some children's illustration and draw cartoon portraits at local craft events

Current Residence: The Enchanted Land-O-Cheese
Favourite genre of music: Jazz
Favourite cartoon character: It varies
Personal Quote: "All the World's a Stage and Everyone's a Critic." --Mervyn Alquist
Interests
Dr. Johnson once said that nobody but a blockhead ever drew nekked cat-babes except for money.  This comes to mind because my sweet thing has been reminding me that I'm not actually making any money off my webcomic ( www.kurtoonsonline.com/?page_i… ).  So maybe I ought to mention that I am always available for commissioned art.  I specialize in furries, but I also do cartoon portraits, gaming sketches, comic book characters, a li'l bit of everything.

Send me a message and let me know what you'd like to draw.

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AmongTheFirst Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy New Year Kurt! :iconnewyearplz:
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DACantero Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
¡Feliz Cumpleaños! :)
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QuiEstInLiteris Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you for the fave!
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kurtoons Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011
Sorry for taking so long to reply. I don't go on DA all that often.

So... you want to talk about Tiger Orange?
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Kenichi2point0 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2011
Much thanks for the fave! Now, about that Tiger Orange question you sent me. The answer is "HELL YES!!" Drop me a note please!
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MGNemesi Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011   General Artist
Thank you very much for the :+devwatch:!! :dance:
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Kenichi2point0 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011
Welcome to the party! I watches you now! Lol!:manhug:
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kurtoons Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011
Think you're up to ressurecting Tiger Orange? (heh!)
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Kenichi2point0 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011
In two words, Heck. Yes! [link]
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