On a trip to Philadelphia, I noticed an abundance of street art featuring squid tentacles. This graffiti coupled with Benjamin Franklin's prominent presence in the city gave birth to the creature known as Squijamin Franklin.
* Featured on the front page of gallery.wacom.com, May 2015
Squijamin Franklin - "Independence" Variant
With too many ideas to fit into one composition, I created a variant of the original design. Instead of experimenting with electricity, this black & white, bespectacled version of Squijamin is concerned with the signing of the Declaration of Independence.