Blog / 2021 / Back-to-school, Pandemic Style

August 18, 2021

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Also, Lifesavers Fan Art is a collaborative pro-mask project that you’re welcome to make art for like these artists have. All you have to do is choose a pop culture character you love, make an image of the character wearing a blue surgical mask, and share it with me and with everyone you know!

sticker sheet of SpongeBob, Rainbow Dash, Yoda, Pikachu, Dora the Explorer, and Lisa Simpson, all wearing blue surgical-style masks
special edition Lifesavers Fan Art sticker sheet

Back-to-school when I was a kid was equal parts dread and excitement. On the one hand I was a massive dork, so being around more kids more of the time meant getting made fun of more. On the other hand, I was a massive dork, and I loved the learning part of school.

But that was thirty years ago. In 2021, the dread associated with back-to-school is something completely different. If you’re a kid who understands the pandemic at all or understands the epic way in which we are failing at this group project of not dying en masse, I can’t even imagine what this is like for you. But if you know one such kid or if you are a bigger version of that kid, also known as an adult who has a brain, then I have a present for you. It’s this sticker sheet of Lifesavers Fan Art!

The only way to get it is to support my art on Patreon for $2 or more a month, but you must sign up before the end of August to get these masked up versions of SpongeBob, Rainbow Dash, Yoda, Pikachu, Dora, and Lisa.

And if you pledge $8 or more a month, I will keep sending you new stickers and magnets and postcards every month! A tiny bright spot in the unbearable uncertainty of this pandemic.

Maybe this post made you think of something you want to share with me? Or perhaps you have a question about my art? I’d love to hear from you!


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