The inspiration for these two characters from the G page came from this doodle I did on my book cover* in 7th grade. Where that idea came from, I couldn't tell ya. Obviously I was thrilled that I had two different colored pens!
*For younger viewers - back in the day, when we got all of our school books on the first day of school we brought them home and covered them with brown paper shopping bags from the supermarket. It made a great drawing surface and maybe kept us from doodling too much on the inside of the book. -maybe