I had the chance to interview Madison based visual artist, Jacob Newman, and learn about his creative process, influences, favorite themes, and more. After hearing about the creative work he has done in the past, such as directing plays, organizing shows, and creating an incredible volume of his own illustrations, I am very excited to see what he does in the future. Who are you and what do you do? I consider myself a comic book artist for people who don’t have time for, or in
When I was a little girl
I used to ask my mother, “Mommy, will I be pretty?”
Pointing to the supermodel
On the magazine cover in the grocery store
Checkout line asking,
“Mommy, will I look like that?”
Now, Mommy knew her little girl
Would never look like that.
Born from squatty parents, both under 5”6.
Her little girl would never have legs as long as day.
Never have perfectly defined cheekbones
or that perky, little nose.
My odds of being on that magazine cover w
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