Current Sketchbook Theme: Haitai Confectionery
Ad slogans and product descriptions awkwardly translated from Korean to English.
Sketches from 2001-2002.
Andy's Yearbook: Quotes taken from autographs in a 8th grader's middle school yearbook.
Sketches from 2000.
Dissatisfied With the Vehicle: Quotes taken from transcripts of conversations between a market research firm and various dissatisfied car owners.
Sketches from 1999-2000.
I Made These so You Would Read Them:
Category Archives: Theme Sketchbooks
TWO COPS: “Adults like the taste of Two Cops, because they can enjoy the taste of fresh onion and plain potato.”
Steve Peters writes: It’s a surreal experience when an old sketch turns up that is clearly something that you drew, but you have absolutely no recollection of having drawn it. How much more so when you were given such an … Continue reading
HAITAI SAND: “Children are really attracted to it because of its harmonious taste of nuts and sweetness.”
Alex Robinson claims that he doesn’t remember drawing this, but the kid’s t-shirt brings it all back to me. There was an Insane Clown Posse merchandise table set up at SPACE in 2001. About an hour after the convention opened, … Continue reading
Columbus, Ohio-based Max Ink is the creator of the comic book Blink. Visit his website to learn all about it, read a few samples, and compare his current sketches to the one posted above, from nearly 12 years ago. As … Continue reading
“IVY: If you eat Ivy with fruits and cheese on it, the taste is beyond description. Why don’t mommies make it? Then, all of the family can feel deep love.”
Always liked this one. Rachel Hartman was previously seen in my vehicle sketchbook. As for Ivy crackers, more photos than you ever could’ve wanted can be viewed in this online shop.
Cartoonist and comedy writer Kel Crum is the creator of Cornelia Cartoons. Order the collected paperback here or read some comics on his website, dangerousbird.com. Looks like Choco Home Run Balls are still around. I found this product review!
CUBICS: “When you are hungry or boring, have the individual pack of sweet chocolate flavor Cubics. You will be envious of just looking at the Cubics.”
Tony Consiglio writes: That sketch reminds me of two things, 1. I used to have hair. 2. I used to clearly have talent too. I have two current projects, my Top Shelf graphic novel Titanius won’t be out for another … Continue reading
C.D. Regan writes: That’s me alright, although I have no recollection of doing that drawing. I still have that problem with free-floating confections taunting me when I’m alone, though. More Free Time-inspired art. Mr. Regan is a designer, illustrator, writer … Continue reading
FREE TIME: “For your father, who is a mountain-lover, Free Time is a necessity while he is climbing.”
by Rich Watson Rich Watson runs the movie blog Wide Screen World and has been making comics for many years. His newest webcomic, City Mouse Makes a Movie, got off to an intriguing start a couple of weeks ago. Read … Continue reading
Ben Steckler writes: Egad! I really have to stop sketching when I drink at conventions. …or stop drinking when I sketch at conventions… or stop convening when I drink wearing skechers. Part of my twelve steps will have to be … Continue reading
Chips Chips makes a repeat appearance, as does Michael Carroll! He writes: I love this drawing, but like the last one, I barely remember it! I was really ‘loving the brush’ at the time, from the looks of it.