"Whatever" (for Madison Smart Bell's story. The Brightleaf Review of Southern Writing 1998 )

pen and ink, watercolor

Nobody needs me to say that Madison Smart Bell is a wonderful writer.

As for the picture?...all I can do, 12 years after drawing it, is to think "Good Lord**....BAD ATTITUDE**....". This is a portrait of exactly the sort of guy you DON'T want your little sister to be dating.

The original of the illustration was bought and now lives in San Francisco. What a surprise......?

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