Thursday Toon: Different Strokes

In Ireland people of all ages often mix but that doesn’t mean we always speak the same language. My uncle Jim died recently and though it was a sad occasion, I tucked this nugget away for future use.

I am trying to post ‘toons in rough form but thought some translation of my writing might help…

(As it was a Covid era funeral the depiction here does not reflect the distanced reality)

Thursday ‘Toon : Mitey Funny

Was thinking of doing something a bit different with this blog. Perhaps something more in line with my art practice, which is more about the process than the product. For instance I would post initial doodles rather than finished ‘toons, scribbles that would appear enigmatic and ‘leave room for the reader’. I would then perhaps appear more intellectual or adventurous. But my attraction to narrative won out and I began to improve on the ‘toon, shifted the pictures and words around until it read ‘properly’. Maybe one day…

…but I have included my drawings too. I really liked the different viewpoint but decided it was better as one panel.