Category Archives: Process

Recommended Books

Posted by April 16th, 2013 18 Comments »

I’ve had some requests for booklists for learning comics. I posted this list in 2006. I’ll update it later but for now, here it is: Recommended Books WRITING first, then COMICS and CRAFT   Peter [...]


Oblique Comix Strategies

Posted by January 13th, 2013 24 Comments »

Oblique Comix Strategies time to revisit these  A large block of text Summarize the most important part Narrated by a third party who we see Why so little suspense? Foreigners, their language(s) Blank spaces, blank [...]


Watch Adrian draw

Posted by December 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

Nice new video shot by journalist Kathryn Varn at UF, featuring our student Adrian drawing alligators, ibises and spanish moss: Video Part 4 from Kathryn Varn on Vimeo.


Justine’s Overlays

Posted by August 25th, 2012 No Comments »

Justine has been tutoring her Gainesville students in inking techniques. Our student C.J. has allowed us to show her art and Justine’s overlays. Justine and I always work with our students in person and online, [...]


SAW Micro – Grants

Posted by June 27th, 2012 26 Comments »

Micro-grants for cartoonists SAW is committed to offering small grants between $250-$500 to practicing artists. Two small $250 grants will be awarded on Sept 15, 2012 and then again on April 15, 2013. Eligible artists [...]


Tom Bachtell drawing video

Posted by December 30th, 2011 No Comments »

Holy cow, my favorite caricature artist bar none is caught live on tape. Note the process, folks. It’s not magic: he folds, copies, traces, mixes and matches until he gets it right. From the New [...]


Finishing Unterzakhn

Posted by October 27th, 2011 15 Comments »

Finalizing Unterzakhn, getting the book into InDesign Finalizing some grey tones This is the book that broke the scanner. Crashed it. I mean the scanner fell off the shelf and crashed to the floor. All [...]


On Not Shooting the Outline, Part 2

Posted by October 24th, 2011 7 Comments »

I wrote about not shooting the outline, last year, here on my teaching blog. Here’s a great example in progress as Leela finishes Unterzakhn. I noted while going through the manuscript that it needed a [...]


Finishing Unterzakhn 2

Posted by October 24th, 2011 No Comments »

Still working on finishing Unterzakhn. Reordering, deleting, cutting, pasting, Leela is busy drawing new panels and pages, Some screen shots: Great dry brush on this vomiting woman. Lee felt the characters needed to be split [...]


Unterzakhn in Progress

Posted by October 18th, 2011 3 Comments »

Leela has been hard at work finishing Unterzakhn since we relocated to Gainesville. She’s been busy with productions, adding tones, rewrites, re-draws and I’ve been editing, compiling, serving as Walter Murch to her Francis Ford [...]


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