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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Turban Turbine

Sikhs have a part of our community for as long as I can remember, and continue to hold on to certain customs, no matter their profession or business.

This character is inspired by a tow truck driver who took me and a sickly Maxima from Richmond to Berkeley a few years ago. We spoke at length during the drive, mostly about family. He was surprised to hear that I was not already married. When I explained that I was not financially stable enough to pursue a relationship, he asserted that "Two can live as cheaply as one."

I'll never forget that ride.

(Watersoluble graphite and colored pencil on 65lb Canson Universal Sketch)

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