Your strings will resonate brighter with positive vibes and a t-shirt from Grin Big!™ by PENMEN®. This 100% ring spun cotton heavy t-shirt rocks. In fact, this could be your favorite t-shirt ever. Get one for yourself or a musician friend at GrinBig.com Rock On!
Grin Big!™ optimistic apparel by PENMEN®, a Colorado native company spreading optimism with positive outdoor vibes since 1989. Be positive and follow your dreams in our optimistic t-shirts printed right here in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Be Positive and Follow Your Dreams no matter what obstacles get in your way. This is your journey. With optimism there is nothing you can not do or achieve. Walk your own walk, carry a big stick, and follow your dreams to the ends of the earth with positive vibes and determination.
Gary Blehm, the Penman, created his optimistic cartoon character with a broad half moon shaped grin in a one room school house near Aspen, Colorado in 1977. Since then the character has seen poster, book, syndication, and animation success spreading his brand of optimism.
Blehm learned about optimism from his father who would often repeat, “life is about experiences and I’m here to see how many I can get”. His inspiring message was expressed through Gary’s drawings of a character that lived larger than life. He was a character beaming with genuine positivity and joy. When Gary caught a frisbee under his legs for the first time, he drew it. When his family bought a house with a claw footed bathtub, he drew it. When he went backpacking and made a walking stick, he drew it. When he learned how to play the guitar, he drew it. So while his father spoke of collecting experiences, Gary chose to draw a collection of his own.
Today Blehm’s character remains that symbol of optimism who, through it all, continues to Grin Big!™