Jay Adams

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I’m posting a drawing today that I did of Jay Adams when he passed away two years ago of a heart attack. The thing that struck me was the starkly different images of him when he was a California blonde punk kid on a skateboard and the latest pictures of him at the age of 53. He appears to be a guy who found it difficult to reconcile his youthful passions with the inevitable requirement of a mature existence and survival. …dh