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  • Congratulations Mom, 1977

    Ending the week on a sweet note. I have one sister, Kelly. I was 7 when she was born. She rocks. And my Mom rocks too. This drawing just plain made me smile for various reasons, not the least of which I’m gonna get to see my parents and sister this month, and I’m looking…

  • Spacesuit Headlight, 1987

    I added some tinting to alter the colors a bit. The original is very faint and I think the paper was not acid-free and has darkened a bit. Plus it’s in pencil. For all I talk about not doing much pencil, I sure seem to be posting a lot of pencil stuff. Once again the…

  • Squinty Big Hair Girl, 1988 & 2005

    Sometimes what I come across in my pile of drawings is a fragment, like this. I like the boldness of the line, the feel of the line (gotten from a heavy inked brush on a nicely textured watercolor paper). I dig it and it reminds me of a retro-1950’s style as seen in things like…

  • Self Portrait, 1988

    O callow youth! Doing a Mirror Project thing in this photo. Joe at 18. (Wasn’t there a tv show called James at 15)? Well, of course it was. A TV movie first, apparently. It was good and only lasted a year. What a surprise. Had an excellent time with Leah at the Bruce Sterling speech…