First, let me just say thank you to everyone for your comments on yesterday’s post. Thanks for both the recipes, and the validation that I am not the only person who loathes potlucks. I theorize that potlucks exist in a terrible nexus of “social anxiety” and “food safety concerns.”
Anyway, here’s the story behind today’s sketch. I was doodling a deer, which I like to do as a warm-up for drawing the unicorns, because physically I base them as much on deer as horses.
When I got to the face, I was half-assing it by this point and got a little sloppy. I did the eyes, and then I realized that the eyes and the shape of the head were much more human than deer. Frankly, it looked pretty disturbing. So obviously I completed the effect by adding a people nose and chin and eyebrows.
I’m so enamored of this creation that I feel like I might expand it in the future. You know, with color and a background and dialog. More likely I will forget about it the instant I publish this post, and that will be the last you ever hear of the People Deer.
P.S. Guess what’s for lunch? Meatballs!