NPR feature cartoonist who draws self portraits of himself and his cat in different styles


Nice story from NPR about Mike Holmes who draws cartoons featuring himself and his cat in the style of a different cartoonist.

Mike Holmes calls these studies “Mikenesses.” They are all his drawings, imagining himself and Ella through the eyes of these other artists. He’s done batches and batches of them, collected here. What they are, of course, is a celebration of the many-splendored art of cartooning, but at the same time they show us how different people, in different moods, with different backgrounds, different pleasures and different fears will produce wildly different visions of the world. Gary Larson, for example, likes labs, test tubes and extraterrestrials: