Friday, October 29, 2010

autobiographical

12 comments:

Donna said...

If I had been your mother, that would probably have worried me to death. Especially the noose.

FrankandMary said...

This reminds me that with everyone-- some of our favorite images are based on youthful aspirations & notions rather than actual experiences, like the noose.
To me, the noose makes it perfect.
xoxo

Vickie said...

I'm with Donna - nooses are the stuff of parent's nightmares. However, I love that you made a monster graveyard. How imaginative and spooky! And the artwork on this piece is so great.

Anonymous said...

((((I'm hugging you right now)))) I love your graveyard, including the spooky-cool noose and the way you used a pencil on those stones. This is so innocent and sweet. -Cin

Paula said...

I always wanted to make a cowboy grave in my flower bed. An old cross printed with Here Lies A Cowboy. I wanted his old worn out boots at the foot of the grave. I'm not talking when I was a kid, I'm talking now that I'm an old lady.

Rob said...

That is SO cool! (I thought the same way, but I didn't have your gift for acting on it). Sigh...I still love spooky houses.

Big Mark 243 said...

I agree with F&M... we sometimes can't help but remember things as we wanted them to be, in spite of what we know.

This is creepy for a parent but I wonder how my Mom would have taken my wanting to set up a graveyard in our backyard? Given all the things she had to understand about her sons, I wonder if she would have reacted the same way as your parents did?

These panels had to require a lot of effort and thought. You are a wonderful artist.

Bucko (a.k.a., Ken) said...

Poison Ivy Man, may he always rest in peace.

Debra said...

i'm fascinated with the lil you of your memory staring up at the noose. poison~ivy man is the scariest, cuz dude, his curse is REAL! hoppy halloweener to the kewlest dudelin' dude! grins, debra

Chris said...

These days the noose would have gotten you branded as a racist or a bully.

Oh the irony.

Lea Ann said...

Too bad Dad had to throw a monkey wrench into the plans. Can't blame him tho. :-)

almost 50 but not quite said...

i can't tell you how much i LOVE your drawings and storytelling.