Monthly Archives: April 2012

A quick note here: legendary illustrator and caricaturist Drew Friedman is featured in an art show at the Scott Eder Gallery in Brooklyn, running through May 31. Check it out. Friedman is a modern master of the medium.

* says Steve Brodner, one of the best political caricaturists in the biz

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Fine Cartoon Art

Serendipity strikes again, and while I was dithering as to what quote to use for my first piece for The Quote Project, Mark Braun posted a video of Tom Waits reading a poem by Bukowski. That’s like peanut butter and chocolate: it works. Waits’ voice and Bukowski’s sentiments. A fitting combo. Like gravel and sand and fly ash and slag making concrete. Rough ingredients mix together to create a strong result. So I pulled the first line to make my first piece.

I wanted to make it pretty quickly, as it was a busy week. The idea was to get the job done.

First some inking:

Then some red:

And finally some yellow:

And the inspiration. Take it away, Tom!

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