I’ve seen something like this before, but it’s always fun to see. Via LaughingSquid
Ethan Gach writing at Forbes: Unlike when Apple debuted the original iPad for $499 in 2010, the market is now saturated with models at every price point, including a range economy tablets like the Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD, and iPad Mini. As the technology has become cheaper, it’s also become more widespread, with tablet […]
The National Cartoonists Society is selling T-shirts. These shirts were designed by Sergio Aragones, Patrick McDonnell, Matt Groening and Graham Nolan for San Diego Comic-Con. You can buy them off their website. Proceeds from the sales go to NCS Art Student Scholarships. Prices start at $25.
Just a reminder if you’ve not yet donated or even if you have, any new donors this week or if any of the previous donors increase their donation by $10, I’ll send you the eBook I’m creating containing my best cartoons. Most of you probably haven’t seen my work. Here’s a sample of my cartoons. […]
I told everyone to get to this year’s Festival of Cartoon Art in Columbus. With the grand opening of the Billy Ireland Library and Museum and the duly deserved praise for the library’s founder Lucy Shelton Caswell, this was the year to be there. But alas, I couldn’t be there myself and had to jealously […]
Tom Richmond joins several other big name artists on a new educational online art school called Taught By A Pro. The other artists include Ruben Aquino, Tom Bancroft, Tony Bancroft, Terry Dodson, Michel Gagné and John Pomeroy. They have three courses up right now. Courses are reasonably priced at $10. Taught By A Pro from […]
I missed this yesterday when it was streaming live, but glad that it’s available. Cartoonists Michael Jantze and Tom Fishburne joined up for a Google+ event to talk about building brands around their creative work.
Actor Johhny Depp is slated to host a documentary about legendary artist Ralph Steadman. The film is entitled For No Good Reason. From the synopsis: Johnny Depp pays a call on his friend and hero RALPH STEADMAN and we take off on a high-spirited, lyrical, raging and soulful journey discovering the life and works of […]
Writer, cartoonist Tim Kreider pleads to those in the creative fields to just say no to requests to give away their work for free in exchange for exposure. So I’m writing this not only in the hope that everyone will cross me off the list of writers to hit up for free content but, more […]
Cartoonist Lynda Barry has joined the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) and the UW-Madison Department of Art as an assistant professor. From the University of Wisconsin – Madison: Barry’s journey in studying the creative process originally brought her to the university in 2012 as an artist in residence at the Arts Institute. But beginning this […]
Last week Japanese officials said they’d file a compliant to the French embassy after a French newspaper ran a couple of cartoons (see one of them above) poking fun of Japan winning the 2020 Olympics depicting sumo wrestlers with four arms due to the nuclear disasters experienced after the devastating earthquakes in 2011. Now that […]
Kudos to New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly for showcasing the growing number of women in comics. From Michael Cavna’s Comic Riffs blog: “I was given the opportunity ahead of time to select the presenters for each award to be given,” Donnelly tells Comic Riffs, “and I decided to choose all cartoonists who are women. More […]
MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond takes on the following question in a “I’m not a laywer, but a cartoonist” fashion: I know from reading your blog that a caricaturist can use caricatures of celebrities to display their work, but cannot sell them due to the celebrity “owning” their likeness, and that it is not worth […]
The New York Times profiles cartoonist, author, song-writer Sandra Boynton. LONG HOURS I normally come to the office around 8:30 a.m., and aside from taking a long walk or yoga and eating, I will be at work until midnight or 1 a.m. I work all the time because I really love what I do, as […]