Sketches As Final Art #1
JANUARY 2, 2007
Here are a few recent sketches that weren't chosen for final art. To me they're like the windfall from a fruit tree, perhaps not the nicest apples but with enough going for them that I wanted to keep them anyways.
U.S. strategy in Iraq
The inspiration for this "judges" image was my antique cast-iron mechanical clown savings bank. I put a coin in the hand, push a lever on the back, and the arm lifts the coin into the mouth.
Judges who take money from special interest groups
The drugs mentioned in the article were anti-psychotics. Using a devil as a concept didn't work.
Prescription drugs that have bad side-effects.
Two more sketches on U.S. strategy in Iraq
I like the reptilian quality of the tongue in this sketch; it has just the right amount of the sinister.