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Strange Day on the Double Mint Freeway

By B01NK
I wanted to draw a ship sinking, and this was the result!

Ink freehand on News Print, February 2014
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ixerxes's avatar
Clever, playful and funny. I like it.
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Cool, thanks man!  Glad you like it.
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RogerBassinet, thank you!  It is intended to be fun exercise for the eyes and the imagination.
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Awesome!  Thank you.  I'm glad you do! :-)
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Thank you for the sweet comment, Skysofdreams! :-)  I will certainly check out your contest.
Connan-Bell's avatar
Which way is up here!?!? GAAAH!!!
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Surely upways is up....
But perhaps it also isn't.
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That is not an answer!! *falls up* Nooo!!!
simonpark81's avatar
so you drew the ship sinking... and then amalgamated the thoughts of all the poor souls on board in one single image...
this is ripping good stuff.
peace and love :peace:
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Thanks for such thoughtful insights, sir!  That is certainly one meaning that can be synthesized from the context presented.  Another possibility is that the maze represents life; a series of divergent paths where one is faced with constant decisions.  Whether to board a ship, to open a box with a warning label on it, or to drive your car onto the freeway.  The freeway too is itself a path, bifurcating many times, yet all lanes lead to chaos.  Notice that the only people who are "safe" are the few souls protected by their "art"; the cigar chomping fellow bathing in his can of paint, and the clown hiding in her Crayon box. 

Or maybe the drawing means none of the above! :D  It's cool that it can be translated in so many ways...          
TheMrDoodle's avatar
I love this! You've put so much on the page and I think it's awesome!
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Thank you! :D  And, yes, I like to crowd the page with details.
JohnPaulHunter's avatar
This piece is genius! Love it
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Awesome!  Thanks! :-) I'm glad that you love it...  More coming soon. 
Gell-pen's avatar
Wow, wow wow! This is awesome! You've got talent and patience! Perfect combination!
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Thanks for the kind comment!  This piece did require a good bit of patience, but it was so much fun! :-)
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KirstenRowe's avatar
This is really spectacular!  You have amazing talent!
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That is so nice of you to say!  Thank you! :D (Big Grin) 
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