Are you a cartoonist or a poser?
I have arbitrarily bestowed upon myself the title of cartoonist!
In the fall of 2016, I got this crazy idea that I should become a cartoonist. The awkward part was that my drawing peaked around grade two. But why should that stop me?
I had all the tools – I liked to laugh, I liked cartoons and, oh yes, I enjoyed my sense of humour. The icing on the cake was that occasionally people laughed with me.
I came up with some template ideas, drew some stick figures in funny situations and was incredibly fortunate to find someone willing to draw my ideas. The fun began!
I still smile at the idea of me being a cartoonist who can’t draw. So poser is right.
What’s with your obsession with humour?
I’m addicted to humour since it makes my world a better place. I’ve never had a day when I smiled too much and too many days when I didn’t smile at all. These cartoons have all added a twinkle to my eye.
What is a krahnicle?
I’m not sure!
With a name like Lyle Krahn, the odds of spelling it all right the first time are pretty low so I thot I’d make it more complicated!
In the past I have chronicled our family’s life with creative writing and a friend even built me a cedar canoe with “Krahnicle” embedded on the side. The Krahnicles have simply morphed into a new phase.
Where do you call home?
Wherever my wife and I live. For the last couple of decades it’s been Saskatoon, SK. Living in a place where it gets too hot and too cold forces me to look at life through a different lens.
What else have you done?
I used to be a wildlife photographer – just for fun. You can check out my photos and previous attempts at humour at krahnpix.com.