Thursday, April 29, 2010

April 29, 2010
Worked last night on sketches for the Digging Up Billy the Kid cover illustration. I have great reference—thanks to Robert Ray—of a dead guy sitting up in his coffin and giving his first press conference:

That, and the other photos led me to here:

And here:

I like the idea of "Billy the Kid's First Press Conference" as if he has been unearthed, he sits up and starts answering questions: "I always liked Pat Garrett, but I didn't appreciate the way he dropped me while my pants were down. That's just not good business."

"Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves."
—Rudyard Kipling

Plus, A Bonus Quote:

"He who cannot dance claims the floor is uneven."

—Old Vaquero Saying

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