And just a couple more photographs. This is just about a strange thing that happened to me while painting some mission statements on the walls of the Calgary YWCA's "Imaginarium." It's not about the content, though, but instead about the fact that I drew a capital letter "E" (in the word "counseling)... something I haven't done in years! Whatever possessed me to do it, I don't know. I've written elsewhere about my weird lettering compulsions (not sure if I've posted that anywhere... I'll have to check), but rest assured that a capital "E" is just something that wouldn't come out of my pen.
Well, I took a picture of that "E" just because it was so unusual. And then that very night, I headed out to my neighbourhood ladies' night, only to be faced with this bottle of wine. What else can I say?
I am a graphic recorder based in Calgary. I like local stories. I write comics when I have free time. And I leave eraser shavings everywhere I go.
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Some nice things people said about my work:
“If Breitkreuz and Foong [founders of the Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo] represent the Type-A side of Calgary's self-publishing community, Hester may be the community's right brain.” – Tom Babin, FFWD Magazine
“…A strong graphic style similar to other autobiographically-inclined Canadian cartoonists like Chester Brown and Julie Doucet.” – Gilbert Bouchard, Edmonton Journal
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