About illustration by King Terry Johnson.
Drawing is fun.
People who hope to become professional illustrators study special techniques and in due course get better at drawing.
However, often as they make progress with their techniques they lose their spirits wich is the most important thing in illustrating.
This is no good. Drawing technically well alone means nothing. Unfortunately, spirits cannot be taught. That is the problem.
Obviously, professionals need to draw well or they’ll be laughing stocks. In that respect, amateurs can be more easygoing because they don’t need to concern themselves with technique. They can simply enjoy drawing for themselves what they see and feel without worrying about the opinion of others. For professionals this is not the case. They have to show off their skill to the world, which keeps them from seeming relaxed, in point of fact, an old man who hasn’t draw since childhood may draw a primitive illustration which moves the viewer deeply. Heta-Uma (Bad-nice) illustrations fascinate me because of this kind of inversion of value.
You should believe that your talent as an unskillful illustrator is equal to another’s skillful talent. I hope this book will be a bible for such readers. Please enjoy this book as you draw with your family and friends.
Love, peace, happiness,
Terry Johnson (King Terry).
About Bang-Bang editions!
Bang-Bang Editions is not a publishing house in the meaning classical of term but it’s self publishing. I distribute only my creations to share what I love. My editions are a way to better make known myself, to build relationships and meet other enthusiasts.
All about self-publishing : “Self-publishing on Wikipédia”.
Bang-Bang Editions also does part of “Collectif Pili Pili”.
2016 – Limaces (fanzine collectif)
2014 – Les Chroniques de Namur
2013 – Une frite dans le bock.
2013 – Rhétorique du pubis.
2013 – In The Wild n°3 : Drevo.
2013 – In The Wild n°2 : Un beau début.
2013 – In The Wild n°1 : Les Robinsons d’Amérique.
2012 – A quatre pattes de Gem & Soul K.
2012 – Un Coup improvisé.
2012 – Turner Bic.
2012 – Rouge baiser.
2012 – Câbles.
2012 – Litchis.
2012 – Fleurs.