Category Archives: Business of Cartooning

Working From Home

My daughter Anna to a friend’s mother: “My Dad can’t come out east when we go because he has to get work done first.” Friend’s mother: “But why, doesn’t he work out of the home?” Quick aside; I moved in … Continue reading

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Working Professionally as a Cartoonist

Updated June 2, 2018 A few things that I’ve learned over the years that have crystalized through teaching… • Devote your time to sharpening your art skills AND your business skills – trends, networking, contracts, etcetera all. • Don’t pigeonhole … Continue reading

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Comic Book Podcasts

Here’s a quick list of seven podcasts (in no particular order) dealing with comics. For the most part I tend to like shows interviewing artists and/or industry professionals (as opposed to simply reviews), so the list tends to lean heavy … Continue reading

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Comic Book Inking Tutorials and Videos

Joe Kubert on the craft of storytelling in comics. Next up, some Tutorials. A good overview of inking supplies and what’s what with Mary Doodles. Inking splatters with Jonathan Glapion Razor blade technique with Mike Manley The late Jeremy Dale … Continue reading

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Comics – Tools of the Trade

COMPUTER EQUIPMENT I love pen and ink so I still do a good majority of my work with tradition tools like dip pen and brushes, but thanks to Corey Sauer (President of the Sauer Children’s Renew Foundation) I currently have a Cintiq to … Continue reading

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