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AN ILLUSTRATIVE WORLD


This is only a small sample, little quips, doodles and seemingly nonsensical drawings from one of my most recent sketchbooks, but it is really a filing cabinet for my thoughts...in the palm of your hand.


I’ve always kept sketchbooks, as a way of remembering — a personal time line of events and ideas.


I’VE BEEN DRAWING FOREVER. I LITERALLY DON’T STOP.

I CAN’T STOP. IT’S MY METHOD OF CONCENTRATION.

I T ’ S M Y D I A L E C T.

IT’S MY LIFE.


IT’S ME.


My mother once told me about my drawing habits as a child, and I feel they are still relatively the same.

She would sit me down at the dining room table, hand me a box of crayons and a pile of scrap paper, and let me get to work.


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If you looked through my schoolwork from the dawn of my education, you would see a progression of skill. That’s why I don’t stop. My constant goal is development.


To some drawing is a pain, but for me it’s quite the opposite. It’s my joy, my inspiration, and my refuge.


I intend to continue this process throughout my lifetime, and truly have

AN ILLUSTRATED AUTOBIOGRAPHY.


An Illustrative World - Mars Denton