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"Oswald", 1997
All of my early pieces involved me first drawing a horizon line, then filling in the rest. This was a tongue-in-cheek attempt to make something from nothing. The "bleakness" referred to in the caption is a comment on the sparse nature of the drawing. Oswald the stickman is facing away from the viewer, staring off into the distance. He's holding a spoon, and on the ground is a discarded Jell-O cup.

How bleak can things be if you've just had some Jell-O?