I used my Illustration class final to tackle something really personal to me, based on Rejoice, by Andrew Jackson Jihad. The lyrics reminded me of when my house burned down, but the sardonic attitude of song itself isn’t really how I think about what happened. For me, the lyrics I chose are much more genuine.
The “Your father’s been calling” panel is a drawing of one of the three wise men from a ceramic nativity set we had. He was one of the few things to survive the fire.