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Comment Drawing is the practice of illustrating user-submitted comments and other text-based posts found on discussion forums and social media platforms through the visual medium of hand-drawn sketches and other artworks.
The humorous concept of replying to another user’s text-based comment with an illustrative counterpart was first introduced by Redditor I_Draw_Your_Comment in early June 2010.
On December 12th, 2010, Redditor Sure_Ill_Draw_That began posting drawings of a stick figure interacting with various depictions of Redditors comments. On January 6th, 2011, Redditor IllReallyAnimateThat began posting animated GIF depictions of Redditor comments. That month, Reddit added “Best Novelty Account” to their yearly awards, honoring the account Sure_Ill_Draw_That for their illustrative responses.
On February 12th, 2012, Redditor exempligratia created the /r/redditgetsdrawn subreddit, where Redditors submit photographs of themselves for other users to illustrate. Within the first two years, the subreddit gained over 28,200 subscribers. On February 15th, Redditor Shitty_Watercolour began posting on-the-fly watercolor paintings inspired by other Redditor’s comments.
On March 5th, Redditor Etch_A_Sketcher created an account for posting illustrations of Reddit comments made with an Etch A Sketch mechanical drawing toy (shown below, left). On August 31st, Redditor AWildSketchAppeared began posting photographs of original pencil-drawn sketches depicting other Redditors comments (shown below, right).
On February 5th, 2014, the @DrawnYourTweet Twitter feed was launched, which replies to other Twitter users with illustrations of their posted tweets. On February 16th, the Internet news blog The Daily Dot published an article about the tweet illustrations, highlighting several notable drawings.
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