(Kid, Set 06) My Jim Davis and breakdancing influences get mixed with (1) this picture I did for my dad at age 8. The second drawing was inspired by the popular cartoon series, "Voltron", when I was 9. The last pic signals (3) a change in my young art direction after meeting my "best friend" (to date), Joe Abraham, when I was in the 6th grade (I did this drawing when I was 12). He turned me on to drawing comics and the human figure when I was very young, and without his influence, I might still be doing Jim Davis rip-offs to this day. (Thanks for the save, Joe.)
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(Kid, Set 05) These pics were done at age 8. The first is a halloween picture with my trademark 3rd grade bat. Next is (2) a nativity scene. I like Jesus' cute little bellybutton. Last is (3) another thing I remember drawing a lot in 3rd grade -- dragons. The inspiration for this probably came from Tiamat in the saturday morning cartoon series, Dungeons & Dragons.
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(Kid, Set 04) The first pic in this set is something inspired from Battlestar Gallactica or Buck Rogers (I started geekdom early). I'd say Missle Command was another inspiration, but I don't think it existed when I was 6½ years old. Next up is (2) a second grade drawing done to accompany some creative writing. It looks inspired by the weird japanese Power Ranger-like shows they used to play on TV in Hawaii when I was a kid. I think the one my mom used to complain about me watching (because it was too violent) was called "Battle Fever". The third pic looks like a tracing or copy of the Alvin and the Chipmunks Christmas vinyl I grew up listening to. Pics two and three were both done at age 7.