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Some Canadian Animals

I’m working on a street installation project with Flying Pony’s Andrew Horne. The finished design will be over 15 feet high and feature cut-out cartoon heads by Horne and myself. We’re unveiling the project, Bazaar Bizarre, at the Festival of South Asia along Gerrard Street in Toronto on August 23 and 24.

I drew nearly two dozen heads for us to choose from, including this suite of Canadian mammals that didn’t make the cut (we went with mostly imaginary beasts).

Anyone want to commission me to paint their children’s room or design their tattoos? I think this artwork has (ahem) legs.

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Birthday drawing

Here’s a self-portrait I did for my 48th birthday party invite. I based the drawing on a photo on me emerging from a quick dunk in 14°C Lake Huron.

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Happy Batman Day

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Luckystar Studio‘s Gene Evans reminded me that DC Comics has declared July 23 Batman Day. It’s been 75 years since the Caped Crusader first appeared in Detective Comics. I’m not much of a comic book guy, but Batman’s cultural DNA, a crazy mix of camp and fascism, has always appealed to me. Happy birthday, you Batusi-dancing, neck-wrenching orphan!