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The Anatomy of a Gummi Bear


    The brilliant mind responsible for the intriguing illustration of the gummi bear is none other than Jason Freeny, an artist with a penchant for deconstructing popular culture icons and delving into the inner workings of what makes them tick. As someone who has always been curious about the delectable array of flavors that make up these gelatin-based candies, encountering Freeny’s artistic take on the iconic gummi bear was a delightful revelation.

    Freeny’s skill in capturing the essence of cultural symbols is evident in these cleverly illustrated images, which are available for purchase on his website. However, a word of caution: while the urge to dissect your gummies may be tempting, it’s advisable to leave such intricate tasks to a trained professional illustrator. The last thing we’d want is a gooey mess of rainbow goodness!

    It’s fascinating to note that the Gummi Bear has its origins in Germany, dating back to its creation in 1922. Referred to as “Gummibär,” which translates to “rubber bear,” this sweet treat has since become a beloved confectionery classic worldwide. Jason Freeny’s unique perspective adds a touch of artistry to the rich history of this iconic candy, making it a visually captivating exploration of both taste and imagination.

    Tony M.