Two updates in one day! Yeesh!
So, backstory: a month or two ago my friend Craig sent me a link to this image, a piece of art that another friend of ours, Bryan, had recently purchased or been into or something by the artist Jan Manski.
The photo didn’t do much for me, but really freaked out Craig, so I naturally exacerbated the situation by doing a drawing of the piece. This was just something quick that I straight inked, no pencils, with the original opened on my computer across the room. Nothing serious, just a way to sort of respond and while away a few minutes.
I thought about it some and decided that if I REALLY wanted to do a response to it, I would engage the art as I do all other things all the time, and cartoonize it. I meant to do this, like, the same afternoon I saw the picture but things came up and I forgot about it until this morning when I came across the original piece I’d done in a pile in my studio. I figured now was as good a time as any to take a whack at it, and here you go:
Sort of strange, but it was still something I did and I figured that that’s why I keep this site in the first place, right? To document whatever I’m messing around with. Anyhow, There you have it. At the end of the day, I’m not sure if I did these for Bryan, who loved the original, or to bug Craig, whose nightmares it haunts. Does it matter?