Jason Freedman's Profile
I draw monsters who don't know they're monsters.
I’m a stay-at-home dad. Among other parental duties, it’s my job to get our kids ready and off to school each day. That includes packing their lunches. I put a hand-written note with our son’s lunch when he started first grade – a little love from home. That was all good ‘til a few months into second grade when he admitted, “Dad…they’re embarrassing.” Well, just because his young brain got a bit agitated, I’m not done telling him I love him. So, I began sending along a little sketch instead.
Those early, two-minute drawings – my first since I don’t know when – always on plain 3” x 5” index cards – evolved from pretty rough geometric shapes and single-color stick figures, to bright creatures colorized with magic markers and then, with a fortuitous birthday present, colored pencils. Now, each day’s…
- Joined May 2, 2011