Human Parts
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Human Parts


Can I Draw You?

The real you?

When Grampa had people over to the house for a visit, people who didn’t know him well, he’d ask permission to draw one of them.

“I’m something of an artist,” he’d say. “A hobby artist. But I don’t do landscapes or fruit bowls, only portraits. Would you mind if I drew you, for some practice?” This was a surprising and possibly flattering request, or…



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Daniel Williams

A poverty-stricken, soft Batman by night. Illustrator and writing teacher by day. Previously: McSweeney’s, Slackjaw.