Friday, December 28, 2007

Don't Feed the Howndders!


Don't ever, ever feed a howndder. These are pleasant and friendly creatures. However, if you make the mistake of throwing one a scrap of food it will follow you night and day begging for more, at first politely but with increasing intensity. You cannot hide from or outrun them, as they are the greatest trackers on the continent. Several of them followed us back to our airship and we spent several hours shooing them away. It was quite sad to hear them howl as we lifted away. One industrious howndder held onto a gondola robe but was shaken loose so he wouldn’t fall to his death when we lifted higher.

13 comments:

Antonio Cuesta Cornejo said...

Amazing!

Scott Altmann said...

Wow Tom..ahem...Gnemo? I've been bouncing between both your blogs...fantastic work here. For some reason this sketch really stopped me in my tracks, and I'm not sure why. All the new posts have great work in them.
Here's to a great 2008 sir. Thank you for the inspiration!
-sa

Ron Morrison said...

Ha, sounds like my kids.

micah farritor said...

Excellent work, You're now a daily browsing stop for me.
Cheers,
-Micah

Todd Harris said...

great story and post.

Alina Chau said...

awesome wicked drawings!

LDahl said...

Freaky wonderful!! This is fun, I'm looking forward to starting at the beginning.

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boreckings said...

hola... que buen trabajo... muchas felicidades

Ms.Irene said...

so awesome! i cant believe, i finally found it. i LOVE the art dude.. i really do. i saw this book called ''how to draw and paint Dragons'' by tom kidd. then i google; search it ><''' by the way, such a sad story about Gnemo. *love his arts too* these art made me enjoy and i really do enjoy to see your art.
i would like to learn ur drawing. its amazing! keep it up :} -irene

Tom Kidd said...

A belated thanks to all.

Yes, howndders are like me with Gnemo. I never let go. Now that I've completed my two instructional books and all the work that piled up while I was working on them I'm back on my airship seeking future aerial exploration and adventure.

Deutschland said...

Thanks for writing this. I really feel as though I know so much more about this than I did before. Your blog really brought some things to light that I never would have thought about before reading it. You should continue this, I’m sure most people would agree you’ve got a gift.

Alexiev said...

Good dogs... beautiful artwork

Best wishes from Buenos Aires...

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