I drew a number of conclusions while sifting through the ephemera of my past:
- I was a weird kid in quite an amusing sort of way.
- Stuff that I thought was super awesome at the time often did not hold up to later scrutiny.
- I was politically opinionated in a way that only unfiltered, too-smart kids can be: driven by a desire to seem edgy or at least not dull, but which in practice comes across as reactionary.
- I had a real emo streak before "emo" was a word. Lots of pictures of moody teens, half-drawn faces, single eyes and leafless trees.
I have wanted to scan my earlier scribblings into a digital format for some time now. After this most recent perusal, I finally began that process. I think I will share a selection of them here, along with the stories... when they exist behind just what the heck I was thinking.
|Portrait of the artist at work|
|I actually have several drawings related to unorthodox systems for spaceflight|