Its been a long time since I added to this series. This scruffy socket, mounted to a column in a dingy, florescent-lit waiting room in the Kings County Board of Ed, had a beleaguered yet vigilant quality to it. I hope it appreciated the attention.
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I used to do self portraits all the time…haven’t done one in a while and what I notice most is that my skin has changed. More wrinkles, more folds. In my 30′s I still looked like I was in my twenties. I think I’m catching up with myself and starting to look my age. Yikes.
I was going through old work, looking for appropriate samples for a possible job and I found this character sketch from the early days of working on The Seems.
His name is Simly, and he’s a resident of The Seems. He’s a combination Mr. Fix-It/Gal Friday, intended as comedy relief. If the books had sold better, that the writers (John Hulme & Mike Wexler) and I could have made a graphic novel focusing on Simly. Although I likely would have gotten tired of drawing all his gear panel after panel.
Now that the cold and grey of November has arrived, I find myself remembering summer, and my stinky sandals. I just found this sketch I did back in August:
Sometimes Milo actually sits still long enough for me to draw him. Not often, but sometimes. He was lost in thought after eating a big plate of roasted sweet potatoes. Then I let him have a turn…
Yep, it has taken quite a while…but summer is over, and it is time to get to start a’bloggin’. Here is a sketch of Milo in a rare moment of repose: