One very busy day, I left work early to get a slice of pizza. Upon arriving at the pizzeria, I ordered a pizza slice. As I sat at the table and looked down at the pizza, inspiration struck as I thought of crawling inside the pizza. My mind's imagination continued with thoughts of the cheese as my blanket and the crust as soft pillow. "People Who Live in a Pizza"
was a flash of ideas.
"People Who Live in a Pizza" took 7 years to create. The themes, characters, illustrations and ideas developed slowly over time. For example the evolution of Lasagna Lou was originally based on a character named Lew Stew. They do not serve stew in pizza places so the name was changed to Lasagna Lou.