Comment on this Blog and I'll Draw it

Posted on 6/3/08

Seeing as how I've been captain-vector-pants lately, I thought I'd offer my readers a chance to choose the subject of my next vector illustration.

Leave a comment and I'll draw it

Last week I drew an adorable pig monster, and before that a couple of my favorite foods. I'm leaving for SXSW tomorrow and won't have much time to work on anything 0at.org related, so I figured I'd write an open-ended blog entry and let people comment with ideas for my next creation. It's sort of like Joe Mathelete, who draws what his readers email him on an index card (which can be really damn funny, check out his website if you get a chance).

It can be anything, just try to keep it simple. Don't ask me to draw the battle of Helm's deep or something like that. I'm partial to people, animals, foods, and simple subjects - but I'm open to anything. I'll even draw you if you provide a link to a decent photo. I'm going to try and pick a few comments to draw, but realistically I'll probably only have time to do one or two of them. I'm basing my choices on how creative it is and how interesting it might be to illustrate.

Leave a valid email address in your comment below (don't worry, email addresses are kept private, no one can see them but me), and I'll make sure to email you if I choose your idea. I'll try my best to pick and create the illustration next week.

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  • Rebecca Kelley writes on 6/3/08
    I want an adorably sad zombie.
  • Alixito writes on 6/3/08
    A terrified looking alien being eating a pie.
  • Elizabeth Able writes on 6/3/08
    Well...
    I do have an idea for myself
    and a friend
    If you are so moved. :-)
  • Jenexcellent writes on 6/3/08
    Bulldog. Def a bulldog.
  • Carlos del Rio writes on 6/3/08
    I think a bear with a mullet should be on your list.
  • Matthew Inman writes on 6/3/08
    I think a bear with a mullet should be on your list.
    hahahah
  • Ciarán writes on 7/3/08
    Some sort of weird picture of you reading this and drawing you reading this comment.
    Either that or a REALLY fat cat.
  • Sayha writes on 7/3/08
    A zombie drinking and orange juice.
  • Lori writes on 8/3/08
    A couple of weeks ago, we saw the Komodo dragon at the Shedd Aquarium. This thing is totally awesome - and ginormous. It was hard to get good pictures through the glass, but my husband got a few - including this really cool one of it looking straight at us.

    I love the texture of its skin, but it looks sorta hard to draw. However, you are a genius, after all :)

  • Pete W writes on 11/3/08
    Politoons - Obama as a Pirate, Hilary as a parrot, and McCain as a ninja.
  • kid disco writes on 11/3/08
    A sweet-ass discoball. :)
  • gary writes on 12/3/08
    I am invisioining a ninja all clad in black
    the ninja is in a jump swinging his katana at a single plate of food on a table between a couple which he slices into 2 halves
    the ninja says O SO you wanna split plate?!?!
  • Anson Gessel writes on 19/3/08
    If one more person asks me the question, "who do you like more, ninjas or pirates?" or even if I hear somebody talk about ninjas or pirates, I am going to stab them in the eye.
  • oso writes on 2/4/08
    a punishment room for food that tastes really really bad.
  • Nicole writes on 10/4/08
    Sailor Moon Manga Style? *starry eyes* Please? If you don't know what I am talking about go here: http://www.endlesslight.net the splash page has a picture of her and all the others. Or you could just google it? *blush*
  • jak writes on 22/4/08
    a compilation of "jacks" whichever version of a jack or jacks is intriguing to you (jumpin jack flash, jack and jil, jackass, facecard, cord-jack, game of jacks, jack in the box, jack o'lantern, etc.)
  • echu writes on 8/7/08
    How about a jelly donut climbing the Himalayas?
    The Back Story:
    He has felt like something has been missing his whole life, so he has gone on this journey of self-discovery :)
  • reisio writes on 8/7/08
    A kitten obliviously sucking on a lollipop while the apocalypse rages in the background.
  • Jany writes on 8/7/08
    shitake mushrooms on... shrooms.
  • Moise Levi writes on 16/7/08
    Hi,
    I draw cartoons too ; but probably not as good as you :)
    I have an idea of what you should draw ;
    Almanijad (Iran's leader) on top of a huge missile heading to the moon when the GPS of the missile was "tricked" by a US satelite
  • teete writes on 27/8/08
    ok its cool but im sooo sry i have to get rid of this
    WHEN U R READING THIS DONT STOP OR
    SOMETHING BAD WILL HAPPEN! MY NAME IS
    SUMMER I AM 15 YEARS OLD i have BLONDE
    HAIR ,MANY SCARS no NOSE OR EARS.. I
    AM DEAD. IF U DONT COPY THIS JUST LIKE
    FROM THE RING, COPY N POST THIS ON 5
    MORE SITES.. OR.. I WILL APPEAR ONE
    DARK QUIET NIGHT WHEN UR NOT ExPECTING
    IT BY YOUR BED WITH A KNIFE AND KILL
    U. THIS IS NO JOKE SOMETHING GOOD WILL
    HAPPEN TO U IF YOU POST THIS ON 5 MORE
    PAGES. (THIS IS NOT FROM ME BUT I HAVE
    TO SEND IT CAUSE I FEEL SCARED OFF
    IT.. SO I DID WHAT IT SAID..YOU SHOULD
    TOO) “PLEASE DON’T GO!
    (this kinda freaked me out a LOT)
  • ANNARGH writes on 15/10/08
    A crocodile with a beard.
    enough said.
  • casey writes on 24/10/08
    My mom loves pigs and i wanna give her something with a pig on it. if you could draw an adorable pig i could blow it up on a blanket or something and give it to her!
  • antonette writes on 27/10/08
    umm.
    i want an illustration of this:
    this girl(an) helps her friend(mitch) to a guy named jake, then an and jake texted each other.. then as the days go on an fell in love with jake, and jake really likes an.. they kissed, hug, see each other.. then Friday, October 24 comes.. Jake didn't text an anymore then an keeps on calling him.. Saturday, Sunday came.. he's still not calling or texting.. then Monday came... Jake and an were chatting on YM then Jake mentioned that he hasn't moved on with his ex yet.. An cried so bad.. and an is moving on.
    can you draw that?
  • Matthew Inman writes on 27/10/08
    Seems a little too whiny and dramatic for my taste
  • loser writes on 5/3/09
    an italian human monster
  • jopicar writes on 1/9/09
    I would like you draw an amazing spiderweb.
    Thanks a lot for your work, really amazing!
    Congrats!
    Kind regards.
  • jimoerike writes on 24/11/09
    your choice of a butt massage machine in a sky mall over a romantic love story is just what America needs, or rubbing your hairy testicles against Edwards, I really don't think your funny, really.. don't know what you are about, don't want to either.. if your promoting the fall of the American Dream like the fall of the Roman Empire, getting people comfortable with homosexuality & lesbianism.. so the next thing is taking society by the hand while they adopt innocent children the ones they can not make by themselves, but proclaim the rights to marriage as they ruin American family values, ridiculed, while they are grinning during their ceremonial (matrophonial) marriages, playing house acting out the parts and cooing for successfully disrupting the sanity & sanctuary of the blessed marriage of The American family. If this is not you please disregard, and accept my apology for misreading your intent.
  • Brick Hardmeat writes on 24/11/09
    What the HELL?!
  • Alvaro writes on 24/11/09
    An awesome machine that eats cats. Lol. Controlled by zombies and aliens who drink coffee. A combined drawing of everything, lol.
  • nicole writes on 24/11/09
    yeah, draw that. what he said. or me and my friend! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/trickynicky666/4108383862/) please draw us with huge dinosaur tails behind us and the eyes of the dudes behind us popping out in horror.
  • fuckeverything writes on 24/11/09
    draw a big fucking grumpy bear riding a very tiny carousel horse.
  • Matthew Inman writes on 24/11/09
    sorry guys, this post is like a year and a half old, i just linked to it because captain crazyskull left that comment.
  • Nick writes on 24/11/09
    Jim, there's a hell of a lot of people out there that think bigotry is part of being American because of dicks like you. Grow up.
    Mr Oatmeal, I want a vector drawing of a guy sitting at a desk with a computer, which is sending data to another guy sitting at a desk with a computer.
  • Nick writes on 24/11/09
    So you're saying I can't get my drawing of guys at desks? Pfft. Jim was right about you.
  • sofie writes on 24/11/09
    i want big purple cat, with green eyes..would u ? ;)
  • Frank writes on 24/11/09
    The Zombie rollercoaster
  • Habib Q writes on 24/11/09
    Socialist leranges (unholy chilf d of lemons and oranges)
  • Silia J. Hatzi writes on 25/11/09
    How about an Adam Lambert cartoon?
  • Yanguang writes on 25/11/09
    Hannibal Lecter, Spongbob Squarepants, Barney and H.P. Lovecraft in a game of poker.
  • Kuilu writes on 25/11/09
    The book of Revelation... Raptor Style.
  • Astrid writes on 26/11/09
    If you can draw a blind, hunchbacked, bipolar butterfly trying to get laid, my hat goes off to you.
  • nic writes on 26/11/09
    How in the hell can you stand the bad grammar and spelling people seem to spew at you? I want to reach through the internet and slap these people. Maybe with a book on grammar. Like the ones they should have studied in school.
    Also, some people want to see some odd things. I fear for humanity.
  • Jose Canseco writes on 30/11/09
    Draw Sarah Palin in wonder woman's attire lassoing donkeys, eating them, one by one.
  • Jonathan Dumaine writes on 1/12/09
    "Draw Sarah Palin in wonder woman's attire lassoing donkeys, eating them, one by one."
    BAHAHAHA
    How could you possibly resist drawing that???
  • Sarah Hora writes on 3/12/09
    Santa and Jesus in a sudden knife fight...you know, for the holiday season
  • Mariah writes on 9/12/09
    The World Beard and Mustache Championship.
  • Wasim Magsi writes on 16/1/10
    a soccer player kicking a baseball , which hits of O.J Simpson sack on a basketball court
  • jeremy writes on 10/3/10
    http://www.screwyoukatie.in/?id=02fj7nug2zwcsmgjgn9u56egjfmxo9 awwesome

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