Never looking back in regret, thinking, “I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.”
By doing this every day everyday becomes a little more worthwhile. Life stays interesting – in a good way.
There’s no rhyme or reason to the way I structure Thinkering. Usually chaos reigns supreme, and I follow the whim of the moment. I may come up with a gag or an idea, or an urge to draw something specific.
Lunching in downtown Toronto the other day I was watching the CN Tower (tallest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere) looming overhead. I made some napkin sketches and decided I wanted to render the tower. Over the years I’ve created many architectural renderings for design firms, builders and property owners.
So I sketched the CN Tower this morning and came up with the idea as the art was taking shape.
Today’s installment speaks of my passion for coffee. I’ve drawn others on the subject, two or three, maybe four coffee related strips in the past. There was also a coffee dream that today’s segment may well be a direct result of.
To be productive one must be in a special place. And to me this special place is a specific state. A state of mind.