Teaching Comics Workshops at the Charles M. Schulz Museum

When I was given the opportunity to teach a set of week-long comics workshops at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, CA, I had no idea it would be such an important week in my life. This summer has been packed with teaching comics workshops for children and teenagers in my home state … Continue reading

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Famous Cartoonists Drawing Their Characters

I came across this video of Herge drawing TinTin, and thought it might be fun to put together a compilation of cartoonists drawing their characters on film. While I couldn’t find any videos of Bill Watterson drawing Calvin and Hobbes, or Gary Larson drawing The Far Side, I was able to find some other gems. Charles Schulz drawing … Continue reading

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“Students! You have just under a month to get your applications in for the Jay Kennedy cartooning scholarship. This is a great opportunity to not only help pay for your education, but to meet and be celebrated by the NCS at their annual Reuben Awards party weekend.” -Reposted from Drawn

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Q & A with TOM GAULD

Tom Gauld has been a favorite cartoonist and illustrator of mine for nearly a decade now. His small self-published books and comics in the early 2000s were a healthy part of my balanced visual arts diet and his drawings and storytelling have only improved over the years. You might recognize Tom’s simplistic, minimalistic drawing style … Continue reading

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HOMEBOY COMICS

Cartoonist Bill Alger is developing a new graphic novel for kids called Homeboy, and has started a blog to record his process and ideas over the next year. “Homeboy is a kid who runs away from home, then wakes up the next morning to discover that a tiny version of his family’s home has become … Continue reading

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