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The Sadistic Scribbler is an artist & photographer who earned a living as a web designer and IT consultant between jobs as a teacher. As well as Time magazine's 2006 Person of the Year, he is a baritone, but often sings tenor, and goes by the name of Jan Szafranski.

Starting out as a comic book artist (first underground in the '70s to mainstream in the late '80s) before teaching art & photography to teens, he moved into computers, web-design, photo-manips, etc. before returning to teaching in 2002.

In 2006 he lost his sight but regained it, only to start on a slow physical decline… with pain, fatigue, vision & cognitive problems, and tremors & spasms. Now sorta-retired because of the symptoms, he only manages the odd work when in remission. This website is a portal to pages and sites that feature his work.

Use the links on the left to find out more about him, his art, his photography and his writing. If you'd like a commissioned artwork, or information on website design or IT training, full information can be found on the business link or on LinkedIn