Just Drawn That Way: Drawings by Michael Arthur

Just Drawn That Way: Drawings by Michael Arthur

Drawings I drew and other things.
My drawings are done directly in pen and ink with no rough drafts and no pencils: Each drawing is a live reaction to the moment.
Leonard-Cohen on Flickr.
Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen.
Leonard-Cohen on Flickr.
Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen.

Leonard-Cohen on Flickr.

Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen.

Bridget Everett: Rock Bottom at Joe’s Pub on Flickr.
Bridget Everett: Rock Bottom at Joe’s Pub on Flickr.

Star-studded guests of monkeylazarus's Employee of the Month show at joespub last night. The guests included comedy-writer Simon Rich, Top Chef Tom Colicchio, musician Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields) and legendary Mad Magazine cartoonist Al Jaffee!

Bridget Everett: Rock Bottom on Flickr.
Drawn last night at joespub publictheaterny
Bridget Everett: Rock Bottom on Flickr.
Drawn last night at joespub publictheaterny

Bridget Everett: Rock Bottom on Flickr.

Drawn last night at joespub publictheaterny

Whistler.
Whistler.

Whistler.

nyprarchives:

Today in 1968: caricaturist Al Hirschfeld on how he got into the business of “character drawings” and his opinions on actors, the theater, and the difference between caricature and portraiture. 
http://www.wnyc.org/story/al-hirschfeld/
(Photograph by Carl Van Vechten, courtesy of the Library of Congress)

Great interview about theater, performers and drawing.
nyprarchives:

Today in 1968: caricaturist Al Hirschfeld on how he got into the business of “character drawings” and his opinions on actors, the theater, and the difference between caricature and portraiture. 
http://www.wnyc.org/story/al-hirschfeld/
(Photograph by Carl Van Vechten, courtesy of the Library of Congress)

Great interview about theater, performers and drawing.

nyprarchives:

Today in 1968: caricaturist Al Hirschfeld on how he got into the business of “character drawings” and his opinions on actors, the theater, and the difference between caricature and portraiture. 

http://www.wnyc.org/story/al-hirschfeld/

(Photograph by Carl Van Vechten, courtesy of the Library of Congress)

Great interview about theater, performers and drawing.

Pop Art.
Pop Art.

Pop Art.

Sunset in Texas; headed back to Brooklyn…
Sunset in Texas; headed back to Brooklyn…

Sunset in Texas; headed back to Brooklyn…

Yesterday morning, my friend’s son, Linus grabbed me as I was waking up and asked me to come draw with him. He’s six and usually gets what he wants, so I joined him at the table and drew the drawing on the left of him drawing. When he saw it, he told me to do another but to make him look like he had the head of Linus from Peanuts (his namesake). I don’t usually take requests or orders, but I do cater to whimsy and six year olds…