|Houseguest:||(farts loudly, melodically) Oh! Sorry!|
|Host:||Wow, good one!|
|Houseguest:||Yeah there was a lot going on there. Different chords, levels...|
|Host:||That was the Pet Sounds of farts.|
Sometimes an act can be tied permanently with a memory; every time I butter toast I remember buttering toast for someone who made a very arch and condescending comment about my toast-buttering abilities. At the time it seemed like an affectionate but strange thing to say, but upon examination through the retroscope it was simply someone being shitty and me not seeing it.
But what, I’m not going to ever butter toast again? So I just eat a bit of casual cruelty each morning with my breakfast.
ROCKY AND BULLWINKLE. “TV Radio Mirror,” January, 1962.
Dear Making Comics Class,
For extra credit, draw any of these character individually. Each on should have their own compbook page and you should start by drawing a frame. Drawing a frame makes a landing pad for your images.
Some of the characters are obscured. Feel free to make up what might be there if we had a clear view.
Set a timer: two minutes using non-photo blue to get the general shape and detail, then spend as long as you like inking. For a side trip down memory lane, go ahead and use a Flair pen. For a trip into the futuremobile use sumi ink and a brush to ink the non-photo blue images in. Don’t be afraid if they come out rough. Sometimes the rough drawings are the very best, even if we were so panicked while making them we had no idea what we were doing.
Oh, and while we’re talking about sex-repulsed people:
- It’s okay if you’re sex-repulsed because you have experienced sexual abuse or trauma in your past.
- It’s okay if you’re sex-repulsed because sex feels painful, uncomfortable or frightening to you.
- It’s okay if you’re…