I’d recently come to the conclusion that I needed to do more regular artwork to keep the brain juices going, even if only one quick doodle per day. To this end, I began privately doodling some of my friends’ Twitter userpics.
I’d done a few and realized that the best thing to do with my growing collection of userpic doodles would be to start posting them on their own dedicated Twitter account, and throw the general Twitter public into the mix. Hence, twitter.com/RobDrawsYourPic.
Now friends, acquaintances, luminaries, and total strangers are all finding find themselves receiving my unsolicited mutations of their avatars, and I’ve even fulfilled some requests. It’s a good excuse to not only get some sort of drawing done every day, but to try out some different styles.
So far folks on the tweetybirds seem to be digging it, or at least taking it in stride. A couple of people have even changed their userpic to my version, which is entirely wild. I’m sure I’ll creep someone out eventually, though.
Images are scaled down here; hit twitter.com/RobDrawsYourPic and the subjects’ Twitter accounts for the bigger versions. Original userpics remain the property of their owners.
An excerpt from Doctor Huh?!, a book in progress.
3 September, 2004: The Making of a Logo
“Right,” said Russell T Davies, pouring himself another mug of tea before turning back to his art team. “Now, on to the next issue; the logo. Suggestions?”
“Let’s reuse the Diamond Logo,” said junior…
An excerpt from my lies-about-Doctor-Who book.
I’m in a hurry, so let’s not dawdle.
My contribution to the Ghostbusters collab, now slowly being released at whoyougonnacollab. I’m in some insanely brilliant company here, everyone’s contributions are great!
I tell funny lies about "Doctor Who" to a large audience, and now I'm working on a book to do that some more. AMA! : InternetAMA
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