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Sketches of Sound 16: Jesse Baggs

Every month since April 2010, Disquiet.com has hosted a project called “Sketches of Sound,” in which illustrators are invited to draw a sound-related object. I post the drawing as the background of my Twitter account, twitter.com/disquiet, and then share a bit of information about the illustrator back on Disquiet.com. Call it “curating Twitter.”

The 16th entry features this drawing by Jesse Baggs. Baggs grew up in Sacramento, California, close to Fulton Avenue, the street used by Robert Crumb as reference for depictions of urban alienation and decay. Unaware of his neighborhood’s deficiencies, Baggs was happily raised on a steady diet of comics and Star Wars. He has created illustrations and designs for a variety of clients, samples of which can be found on his web sites HardPressedInk.com and JesseBaggs.com. His most recent comic, Congressional Caffeine Caucus Catastrophe!, a meditation on politics, religion, and uppers, can be read on his blog.

The previous “Sketches of Sound” contributors were, in alphabetical order, Brian Biggs, Leela Corman, Warren Craghead III, Owen Freeman, S.L. Gallant, Brian Hagen, Dylan Horrocks, Megan Kelso, Minty Lewis, Natalia Ludmila, Darko Macan, Justin Orr, Hannes Pasqualini, Thorsten Sideb0ard, and Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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  • By A HardPressed Disquiet | Jesse Bloggs on July 20, 2011 at 10:38 am

    […] am proud to say that Marc Weidenbaum asked me to be the 16th illustrator for his blog Disquiet’s “Sketches of Sound” series, in which he asks cartoonists and […]

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