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wild card

Ain’t life crazy? My wife was looking for a missing tv remote, waaaaay down between the cushions of the mid-century couch we inherited from her parents’ house, and she found this card from a vintage kid’s game. I believe it had

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that’s me, son!

various drawings of me, by my son, in various media. more portraits here, here, here, and here

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sweet dreams

found the side-panel from my old wooden crib. i actually remember these charming old illustrations.

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that’s me, again

my daughter drew this sketch of me from a photo more versions of me here, here, and here  

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my walk to work is blessed

    For the third consecutive year, FIT’s illustration students are decorating the outside of Pomerantz Center with their colorful chalk artwork (Seventh Avenue between 27 and 28 Streets)

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so this happened…

i was walking by the 29th street headquarters of the Art Directors Club and i noticed it was filled with with teenaged girls instead of middle-aged men. Turns out it was hosting an exhibit of Teen Wolf fan art.

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that’s me

noted photographer John Kernick doodled this portrait of me during a pre-production meeting. Multi-talented guy!

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draw raw

December 1 1950 is the birthday of Gary Panter, “new-wave” cartoonist, illustrator, painter and designer. Gary Panter is well known for his comic Jimbo, his work in Raw magazine, and his set designs for the tv show Pee Wee’s Playhouse

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happy birthday, milton!

June 26 1929 is the birthday of American graphic designer Milton Glaser, best known for his 1975 Bob Dylan poster, and the 1977 IloveNY icon. He also founded New York Magazine with Clay Felker in 1968.

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“which one of you is purring?”

mid-century mischief from cartoonist Virgil Partch, better known as Vip. Though not big drinkers, his illustrated bar guide lived in my parents’ liquor cabinet.

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