But they told me “Doc, don’t touch your gun! We don’t want you accidentally shooting one of us.”
New drawing style using an iPad and Adobe Ideas. The brush tool has a wonderful thick and thin quality to it. This is a picture of me, my brain (which I didn’t know at the time was being affected by Agent Orange), and my helmet.
One of the hidden symptoms of Parkinson’s is depression. Undoubtedly it aggravated a longstanding condition. What demons drove him to the edge we may never know. Let’s rather remember laughing our collective ***** off every time we saw or heard him.
I hold a firm hope to see him again. His favorite storybook series when a child was “The Chronicles of Narnia.”
I was privileged to hear Don Weller, a West Coast Illustrator, speak in the early ’80’s. He had decided that the rat race, grindstone way of doing design was not for him. So he shut down at 4:30 on Friday and hits the beach with Chacha his wife. A client called at 4:20.
“Don, we need you to do an illustration for our magazine” Don says “We are going to the beach!” the Client says “It’s black and white”, “Still can’t do man, we are headed out!” “Don, it’s a picture of rats in a hottub drinking wine coolers…” “OH, I can DO that!”
Stress is the great symptom maker for a lot of PD’ers. So I have decided to prune back on the number of jobs I am taking on (looking for LOW stress.) I will be applying the “Rats in Hot Tub Drinking Wine Coolers” test to any and all potential jobs. If the project isn’t THAT cool to do, I won’t do it…