My new shadow

puppyshadowGo away for a month and this is what happens when you return…

Who says the movies aren’t real life?

explosions and deathAn actual conversation, damn near word for word…

Just so-so…

so so

Heroic Girls – Part 2

heroic Last week I posted a sketch that was inspired by John Marcotte’s website, Heroic Girls. John has kindly give “The Art of Dad” a shout out on his site and I invite you to have a look at the great work he’s doing if you haven’t seen it already! Thanks John, keep it up!

Getting old…

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getting old

The pains of puberty and school forms

This form came home from school and, being an art kind of guy, I was immediately hit by the accompanying illustration. Stock art. Generic. Meaningless. Creepy.

puberty

If I was a kid, not only would the content of the form freak me out, so would the picture. Why a family? Why are they all swimming? Why are they all smiling except the little girl? Nope, no good. So, I came up with three better ideas that I’d love to see accompany a future form. Check them out:

pubertyC

pubertyB

pubertyA

Walking under bears

underablackbearWhat is it with me and the wildlife here?