When I was a kid , I wanted to fly .
I mean , literally , FLY
Like in the sky , kind of fly
Not in an aeroplane .
Not with wings , like a fairy .
But basically kind of take off , from the ground and , well , soar , up into the blue yonder .
I took to running down the ginormous grassy hills in my school playground , arms stretched out , optimistically waiting for my little legs to lift off .
News Flash :
It didn’t work .
So , the next best thing, was to go on the awesomely huge and cool grey steel 1970’s swingset in our backyard and try to tap into the invisible laws of aerodynamics and magic .
I’ll let you decide if that one worked.
And so , when the 52 Week Illustration Challenge topic was “Swing” …
Well, I had to draw this cartoon and stick it right in my illustration portfolio