Monthly Archives: December 2011

Get to work

A little Holiday break and then right back to deadlines. Well, right back after I sharpen these pencils. And get some hot tea. And maybe clean the studio. And I have to take the recycling out…and you know, I’ve been … Continue reading

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iPad gifts!

For all those new iPads, how about a free. read-to-me comic book! Don’t forget to check out the Cave Bear and Duck iPad App for some Cenozoic inspired hijinks! Download it for FREE from the Apple App Store! Happy Holidays!

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Picture book roughs. Yuk.

I am currently working on two picture books and I was recently asked what exactly the roughs I draw for picture books look like. Well, I happen to have a LOT of roughs laying around right now! Each book is … Continue reading

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Erik Johnson. Live and uncensored.

An now for something – a little different on the Blog. My first interview! I’ve been impressed with Erik Johnson’s work since I met him in college. I can honestly say I’ve been jealous of Erik’s work for the same … Continue reading

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Ezra Jack Keats

Some picture book history to see and read about. There is a retrospective of Ezra Jack Keats in New York. Wish I was there to see it!

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Don’t instruct, enjoy.

My daughter’s ‘Heart People’ have some issues to resolve, or so she tells me. My daughter is very busy drawing these days. Both my wife and I have some form of art in our past so it’s not a surprise. … Continue reading

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Out with the old, save the new on a hard drive

Here’s an issue every cartoonist, graphic designer and illustrator has to deal with. What to do with all that old stuff. The picture above is a quick shot of the mess on my studio floor as I attempt to clean … Continue reading

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