I'm starting a new series, Drawings-of-Stuff-Around-the-House-I-Feel-Like-Drawing. It is (as you might imagine) a series of drawings of stuff around the house I feel like drawing. First up, my gas mask:
It was bequeathed to me at a time when I was spending much of each day amid freakishly high toxic-mold spore-concentrations. Now it hangs on the back of the study door, serving as a quiet reminder of that (thankfully) bygone era. And as a means of amusing/frightening children.*
Note: The dangling tube is designed to screw into one's canteen for toxin-free drinking. It also works as a cocktail straw.
* I do parties—Anthrax the Terror Clown and His Balloon Animals of Doom. Very reasonable rates.