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1982 - 1985 (Toddler Lance) The Big Bird years. Lots of drawings of Big Bird with no arms.

1985 - 1990 (Little Boy Lance) The age of self-discovery: organized sports, nature, comic books, and school. Doodling on the back of worksheets and drawing autobiographical stories.

1990-1993 (Big Boy Lance) The world seem… Read More
1982 - 1985 (Toddler Lance) The Big Bird years. Lots of drawings of Big Bird with no arms.

1985 - 1990 (Little Boy Lance) The age of self-discovery: organized sports, nature, comic books, and school. Doodling on the back of worksheets and drawing autobiographical stories.

1990-1993 (Big Boy Lance) The world seems to keep getting bigger! Uprooting and moving to another state, making new friends, riding in planes alone, seeing other cultures and ways of thinking. Discovering the art of copying and homage via Simpsons, TMNT, Looney Tunes, and Ren & Stimpy.

1993 - 1998 (Awkward Lance) Wanting to develop an identity without drawing attention to myself or upsetting the status quo. Further studying of male-centric comic books and movies. Personal drawings relating to school, peers, and pop culture in the style of Marvel comic artists.

1998 - 2003 (Young Adult Lance) Finding a new set of peers and reevaluating everything from identity to art to religion. Training as a caricature artist and graphic designer at amusement parks and in college. Realizing I wasn't as skilled or talented as I once thought. Experimenting with line, color, composition, and not liking almost everything that I made. Finding inspiration and insight through renowned artists online, and in books and museums

2003 - 2010 (Digital Lance) Once again discovering how broad and diverse the world is through online message boards. Getting to know people all over the globe, learning new philosophies and becoming more social. Using the fundamentals of art and design that I've learned over the years to find my voice, tell stories, and continue to experiment with art. Learning the value of opening up to critique. My love of cartooning remaining one of the few consistent elements in my life.

2010 - 2015 (Self-critical Lance) Becoming hyper-aware of myself, including all of my faults and fears. Shedding habits, peers, and any other potential sources of negativity or distraction. Becoming aware of the darker hidden sides of humanity while working in a corporate office job. Streamlining all forms of expression and communication in cartooning and design. Working to realize my potential through marriage, collaborative comics and animation, and starting a business.

2015 - ? (Metaphysical Lance) Fascination with podcasts bordering on addiction. Diving into the art of storytelling and mythology. Beginning to find the benefits of meditation while searching for a calmer, more present self. Read Less
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