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Here’s the fourteenth installment of “Sketchbook,” a reoccurring section here on “The Blarg.” To learn more and become involved yourself, click here.
The phrase for the fourteenth “Sketchbook” was: Eighties.
Below are the submissions. Click on each image for a larger version of the art, and click on the artist’s name to visit their website.
Also, click below to check out previous “Sketchbook” assignments:
Thanks to everyone who participated! The next assignment will go out soon!
Even my most clever ideas were dumb,
SKETCHBOOK #14: EIGHTIES
…recently started drawing a new series of pen and ink portraiture.
When Marla was out here visiting us a few weeks ago, she noticed this old photo of my Grandpa Shady hanging on our wall:
From that photo, she drew this:
And yesterday, I received this mustachioed portrait of yours truly:
Learn more about Marla, and this series of work, here.
Waiting on KB’s mustache next,
…for recently getting his first (and possibly last) tattoo.
Normally I’d say that getting a tattoo at 18 years old is a terrible idea, but this tattoo has a special meaning behind it.
Our late grandfather, known lovingly by most as Hi-Guy, had the same (for the most part) tattoo of Flower from “Bambi” on his arm. Matthew’s tattoo is a nod to a man we all loved very much.
Great stuff, Matthew. He’d be proud of you… and then he’d make fun of you and call you a knob.
Next thing you know Matthew will be digging in dumpsters,
…on finishing her second half-marathon this past weekend!
There were more people there,
…looks like, uh… not a tree?
I swear I can even see the outline of a head,