My Family Cartoon

I remember my school-friend Gary spending countless school hours drawing cartoons of his school friends’ families. He had a peculiar flair for exploiting their features, and did it in such a way that you had to admire his artistry and wit. I have kept one of his drawings for old time’s sake. When I look at it every now and then, I can’t help chuckling.
I’m Matthew by the way.

He nailed my family, he really did… right down to the trailer wheels on my bike. You see, I wasn’t a very good cyclist and Gary was an excellent cyclist and frankly his bike shat all over mine.

Our Family
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10 comments on “My Family Cartoon
  1. Haha excellently done!

  2. Tina S. says:

    Wow! This is gold! I saw that it was drawn in my birth year, how did you keep the drawing? It doesn’t look too old.

    • Oh well now I’m showing my age! 😢😉. I kept a memorabilia scrapbook of my youth, and I took great care of it. So that would explain it. Thanks for stopping by. I’m glad you liked it.

  3. JOY journal says:

    You should frame it. 🙂

  4. badfinger20 (Max) says:

    LOL this is great!

    • I’m glad you liked it Max! As I said above, Gary nailed this because of his attention to detail and humour. I think I’ll also follow the suggestion above and frame it. Cheers buddy.

      • badfinger20 (Max) says:

        I love things like that from the past…it seemed to capture that time.

      • I see what you mean. Not too long ago I got my memoribilia scrap sent to me thanks to Rosie you see in the photo haha. I’m still very impressed by it and the rest of my family love it.

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