Thank you, readers, for sticking with my bimonthly updates. Today’s theme is sloppy collage! Sorting through my flat files for contributions to the upcoming NeoIntegrity Show at MoCCA – NYC, I excavated these random CHUNKY RICE related scraps. 1) The “clunk” spliced off the last page of original art, slathered with “brush test” doodles. 2) … Continue reading clunkerz
First off, some quick answers to your questions. Tina, hopefully these are in time for your school project. 1) How would you describe your style of drawing? Plain ol’ cartooning; but whereas Chris Ware talks about cartooning as typography, I think of it as calligraphy. I like the panel borders, lettering, brush or pen lines … Continue reading howdah partners
Happy New Year, Everyone! HABIBI progress updates coming soon(ish). In the meantime, heads-up that the Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency program is focusing on GRAPHIC NOVELS in October 2010. Each year they provide interactive work spaces for writers, artists, choreographers, composers, etc., hosting fancy folks from Robert Rauschenberg to Edward Albee to Saul Williams. … Continue reading atlantic center for the arts
A toast to you, blog readers, for staying in touch year round! If women, water, and trees are what I most enjoy drawing, than BUILDINGS rank last. Chapter seven has lots of them, and I keep getting slowed down by tedious perspective drawings. Here’s a photo reference from an overpass construction site near my house … Continue reading eye of the tiger!
Just to assure Jennifer and my other blog-readers, I do read all the posts, even if I am lame about responding… Your support has meant so much to me this year – endless thanks! Fabien and Tatiana, the blue “brush grip” is a simple pencil cushion purchased at any art supply shop. No signings (including … Continue reading carlsen blankets
… is the date, and I’m extra grateful to be drawing final pages again after five months of rewrites! Thank you, blog-readers, for all your patience and encouragement. Here’s a glimpse at the first page on the drawing board since June 28th.
BRAZIL WAS AMAZING. The Portuguese word for comics – quadrinhos – apparently translates to “little frames”. Here’s cartoonist twins Fábio Moon & Gabriel Bá interviewing me on stage at the FNAC in São Paulo. And a tiny view from the hotel outide the FIQ comics festival. The twins have one of the coolest studios in … Continue reading quadrinhos
I’m leaving tomorrow morning for BRAZIL to promote the Companhia das Letras edition of my book RETALHOS at the Festival Internacional de Quadrinhos in Belo Horizonte, and a FNAC signing in São Paulo. More importantly, I get to hang out with three of my favorite cartoonists: genius twins Fábio Moon & Gabriel Bá, and wildman … Continue reading retalhos