Friday Ephemera
Footprints on the Moon

Untooned (2)

I was invited… to offer a piece for a show titled “Monsters?” I looked at the list of invites and then imagined all of the usual takes on what a monster is thought to be. Perhaps some will be cute, some ugly. I went in another direction. What if I were to paint a realistic version of something usually thought of as cute and benign? 

Further to Pixeloo’s “detooning” of Homer Simpson, here’s Tim O’Brien’s oil painting of Charlie Brown.


I think it’s the eyes that do it. There’s tragicomedy, sure, but with just a hint of potential serial killer...  Via Drawn!