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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…

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  • Joined May 2, 2011

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paper, pencil, ink, computer, marker, watercolor paint, smiles, love

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Uncle J's Monsters

About

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 hand drawn monsters become the basis for digital portraits of Uncle J’s Monsters.

You can see many more of my monsters here:
http://www.facebook.com/unclejsmonsters
I add new drawings mostly daily...please c'mon by!

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