8/9/10 year old images
the early defining visuals of Links.net:
a sketch resembling Hunter Thompson, inspired by a Chicago artist Ben Gordon, I used this as my web site mascot for the first two years, or so:
different drawing for self:
Then in 1996, I redrew a kinder, gentler Justin (shaven partially bald, with a combover:
early, scary shaved head picture:
fooling around with Illustrator, making a "hairy" character, and then placing him in various situations:
with Al Bloom - drinking a beer. At 19! What a scandal.
a picture of me in garters, probably the first picture of myself I used widely on my site in 1994 (that's Chandra in the background, on Parrish lawn):
visiting jail in chicago, they misspelled my name "justine"
promoting web publishing:
cary grant taking acid - one of the first pictures on my site:
"hot" - an Adobe illustrator icon for my site, circa 1994:
my astrological chart. most astrologers who meet me say "your mission in life is to publicly share your philosophy." or at least publicly develop it, because I'm not sure I have one exactly.
marijuana periphernalia, signed by Ollie North - one of my early popular pages:
links.net has always been characterized by creative spelling: