I've drawn this angle on an airplane so many times that I need to do something to amuse myself. I happened to be sitting next to a huge guy. It gave me the idea to exaggerate him. I wanted him to look jammed into this seat, which he was by the way. Then I just thought up a bunch of silliness to go with it. This drawing is a very good indication of how my mind works. You get to actually see the stupid thoughts in my head. I basically just try to crack myself up all day long. I've never grown out of MAD magazine. Oh, by the way, I have been asked to exhibit in a new art show opening in Toronto. It's at the Design Exchange Museum. The show is curated by Pharrell Williams. Included in the show is Takashi Murakami and KAWS. Pretty good company.
On the flag: Johannesburg sketcher Cathy Gatland sketching outside Kippies Jazz Club in Newtown.
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