Normal History Vol. 514: The Art Of David Lester

Every Saturday, we’ll be posting a new illustration by David Lester. The Mecca Normal guitarist is visually documenting people, places and events from his band’s 35-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.

The history and power of image-based communication is overwhelming. I set out to make a short video about several of my favourite brushes and ended up off topic and all over the map in “It’s OK”—the first in a new series of behind-the-scenes stories from my studio in East Vancouver.  

“Is This You?” from The Family Swan (Kill Rock Stars, 2002) (download):