As you know, requests for my
Hundred Hundred-and-Fifty Dollar Drawings are limited to two words or less.
But on March 11 I found this in my Twitter DMs:
Could you draw this as a picture for me
“it is a prime opportunity to get inside the tent with a goal-line defence, unless a clear upstream threat, accompanied by actionable intelligence, pops its head up”
Normally I’d say no, as that is batshit and impossible. However the request came from Maya Forstater, who explained:
It is a present for Helen Joyce – she has been training military types on how to write as a side-gig and this is the kind of thing they say.
Given the commissioner and the recipient, it was a challenge I couldn’t refuse, although I charged more for the extra words plus hazard pay (risk of head explosion). But first I gave it to AI art generator Dall-E:
Clearly this was a job for a human being. I felt so needed.
Although it was impossible to convey everything in the request, I did my best:
Looks like I won’t be replaced by AI anytime soon.