a designer origin story

My dad, when he was a teen, worked at a horse riding stable near his house. When I was a kid, he knew how to sketch a few things and, by far, my favorite was his horse. To me, watching him sketch it was like magic, and I asked him to 'draw the horse' over and over.

Fast forward a few years and, as a young man, I move to Boston to attend Mass College of Art and Design.

I've always believed that the way his horse sketch made me feel, played a part in moving me toward this career that I love. And when I sketch with my own kids, once in a while I'll sketch my dad's horse for them and tell them story about him.

dad's horse

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