Over the years, I’ve accumulated a sort of scrap heap of images. Some were the product of whimsy; doodles for their own sake. A few were created for website customers yet remain my property to use or repurpose. Some have a story while some remain a mystery, even to me.
Consignment stores pop up constantly, and most seem to do well. Who hasn’t seen that clothing consignment stores thrive wherever they appear. Obviously, it’s because clothing is one of the triad of basic needs – food, clothing and shelter. The notion of a consignment store trafficking in houses is ridiculous, so the next big thing to tap into is food. The logic is irresistible.
If you’d like to show your support for this absolute stormdrain of an idea, please choose a nice bit of swag from the gift shop. I can assure you that people will look at you differently when they see this logo emblazoned on your shirt.
2 Eye Eye……
I didn’t actually have any aspirations to become an actual private investigator. This started as an idle doodle on a napkin about the same time I took delivery of my new graphics tablet. A little while later, I had this swell logo, a two eyed eye, and no real purpose for its existence. Unless, of course, I created detective agency called 2II Private Investigation, which seemed a bit extreme.
However, upon further reflection, it occurred to me that as we go about our lives, we’re constantly investigating all manner of things on an ongoing basis. Some are important things that might alter the course of our life, although many more are trivial things that merely catch our curiosity for a moment. In that sense, then, most of us qualify us to be called an ‘investigator’.
Furthermore, unless we’re unusually gregarious and outgoing, we tend to conduct our affairs largely within that comfortable bubble of privacy we find in our minds. Think about it: Do you make every thought and decision public? Of course not.
The conclusion, of course, is that we are all self employed Private Investigators.
This emblem, then, is a suitable badge for anyone to display while conducting their private investigations into the nature of things. Wear it with pride. I do.
The music school owner never quite pulled the trigger on launching the website. I would generally put up a mock-up of the proposed site as a sales tool and development aid. This image, like so many, was done on spec. I suspect I may be flirting with copyright infringement with this one, or not.
And why not 5 bug on a coffee mug? So many questions.
The origin of this image harkens back to the very beginning of my life sentience.
My first motor vehicle came from the factory with wooden floorboards. Starting the motor required the use of your feet.
I adorned one side with a fish, the other with a lightning bolt using a four inch brush.
So many questions.