2018: Year of the Comic

2018: YEAR OF THE COMIC Thank you for being a part of my storytelling journey! For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to write and illustrate my own stories. Thanks to the encouragement and support of family and friends, I’ve been able to create 15 books for young readers over the last … Continue reading

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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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