|I was paid $50 a piece to start, but by year 7 my services had become so invaluable to the Trib, that my salary had rocketed to $50 an illo.|
|Here's one in tribute to Amy Payne and the opening of her new store!https://www.facebook.com/PsychedelicSeparateReality?ref=profile|
|It turns out there are other artists in Chicago, and they seem to have figured out how to be immensely popular, exhibited in museums and sell their art for a Biz-zillion dollars each. I keep asking Mr. Tony Fitzpatrick how this is done, but he refuses to tell me!|
Actually he was nice enough to trade me a fancy framed color etching for this doodle, which I still have hanging in the living room.
|The Good 'Ol Days, when movies only cost 25 cents to watch!To see my photo reference (and the following 5 blogs after this one)-|
|What Rick is thinking of.http://mitchoconnell.blogspot.com/2012/03/clown-art-top-100-most-disturbing.html|
|Personally, Rick had an Astaire fashion timelessness, and as you can see, so did I. My long flowing mullet, Joan Crawford fullback padded shoulders set off with a bolo tie, are as understatedly tasteful now as they were back then!|
|Any day you get to draw Tammy Fay Bakker is a good day.|