Blast From the Past.
Once upon a time there was a car magazine publisher named Tom McMullen. Back when I was in highschool, several of his magazines had sections that published illustrations from readers – Truckin’, Street Rodder, Custom Rodder, etc.
Fancying myself an accomplished illustrator by this point, I promptly shipped them a handful of my drawings (never occurred to me, of course, to keep copies for myself). Over the next year or so, I think they published four or five of my pieces – my first published work. And last week as I continued in my efforts to purge a lot of the useless crap out of my life, I found three of the magazines:
I knew immediately which issues they were. I can still remember how excited I was to see my art in them. Here, have a look:
I still kinda like that Monte Carlo. Maybe I should draw an updated version sometime.
This entry was posted on January 22, 2012 by howyadoingraphics. It was filed under art, car, chevy, custom rodder, draw, econoline, flying circus, ford, funnycar, howyadoin, illustrate, monte carlo, pontiac, street rodder, trans am, truckin, van .
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