Sunday, August 23, 2009

old souls...

8 comments:

Jim Hopkins said...

You're on my Safari top sites page, and the thumbnail changed right as I was looking at it. Neat!!
Great sketch page -a relaxed draftsman confidence much in evidence in layout and line quality.

Vince M said...

Thank you, Jim. It's taken me a long time to loosen up. Joe B. at GEM would always whisper in my ear: "Keep it loose, keep it loose." Maybe I finally got the message.

I'm having fun with these exercises.

Ry's Photo Blog said...

The 1969 obsession continues....I think you've found your passion buddy. I wish Ringo and Paul were your neighbors in Glendale...you'd be in Hog Heaven!

Vince M said...

The late '60s, 1969 in particular is an obsession at this point, Ry. It was both the best and worst year of my life. Hopefully once my comic book story is complete I'll be able to get some of it out of my head.

But somehow I don't think I'll be done with it until I write a more personal recollection of the time. Maybe some day soon.

It's funny how some things can haunt you.

BRIAN POSTMAN said...

interesting,buddy.....i have memories of '69....but i was only 11,so im sure they're not as clear as yours....i remember playing a lot of baseball in a lot behind our apt.....and the moon landing on tv....i also remember in my neiborhood ,people talking about going to woodstock....vince,did you go?....brian....

Vince M said...

Never made it to Woodstock, Brian. Truth is it scared me a little, seemed like a lot of people in one place. I did however go to the Poconos Festival, and it was canceled because of torrential rainstorms that wouldn't stop. Can you imagine sleeping under an oudoor grandstand all night? In the rain? Any how that was my first and only outdoor rock festival.

And it was an interesting time, Brian. There was always something going on.

BRIAN POSTMAN said...

yeah....i can see what you're talking about....i remember those days,and even though there was alot of people into the "peace,love" movement etc....there were also alot of BAD people around as well....if i was 17 in '69,i would have been a little wary of going to something like that.....i think i would have done it if i was in my late 20's...maybe!....

Vince M said...

Yeah, Brian. I was too immature to embark on that journey to Woodstock. Although smart enough to know it wasn't for me.
It would have been like Pinocchio at Pleasure Island, and I probably would have turned into a jackass.

Or gotten really high and laid for a few days. Ya never know.