Tag Archive for cartoons

Cartoon Police Composites

Some time around October of 2003, I was messing around with an old police composite sketch program called Faces 3.0 by InterQuest. I began thinking about how I might render a description of a cartoon character if I were to have been mugged by one. Can you imagine trying to describe an adult Charlie Brown to a police sketch artist? “He’s got, uh, a big round nose kinda centered in the middle of his beady eyes. No, higher up. No, higher. A little higher than that. I’m telling you, his nose is right between his eyes. And he has this little tuft of hair or something on his forehead. No, lower.”

 

I recently saw a work by artist Tim O’Brien who did an excellent job of converting Charlie Brown from a cartoon into a portrait of a real man as Chuck Brown. A really, really weird-looking man. Anyhow, I felt that it was Read more

The Big Limburger Mistake

I like to try new things. I’ll usually try a new food once and if I don’t like it, I’ll never have it again. Quail eggs, for example, are effing nasty and I’ll never eat those bastards a second time. Remember my post about experimenting with novelty snacks? Usually it’s a good thing to experiment with new things. I mean, why are we alive if we’re only here to drive down the same streets, read the same books, and eat the same foods over and over? But as you recall from that novelty snacks post, I have a Read more

Rock On Man!

Rock On Man!

 

 

 

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