animator Glen Keane experiments with drawing directly in VR environment Continue reading Drawing cartoon characters in VR – Glen Keane
Always one to darken the door of an art exhibition, and having curated two myself, this diagram, spotted on Twitter this morning, made me laugh. Delightful.
John Atkinson, drawer of this cartoon, has his work exhibited in Time Magazine. There’s a reason: it’s clever, perceptive and give you a smile or roar with laughter. (Which, after all, is what we want from a cartoon).
You can follow John’s work at his website Wrong Hands.
Here are a few more gems:
I made this collage cartoon this week: I love that in this crazy cartoon world, the Weeping Woman and the Laughing Cavalier are sharing a house. The whole thing seems to chime with today’s creative prompt “shake”. Continue reading Random Acts of curation (cartoon)
Roz Chast takes us through her favourite type of art at the Met – Medieval paintings. She has a distinctive eye and commentary. Roz brings her humour to the pictures and a strong sense of where the artist is not quite sure if they’re good enough to draw certain parts of the picture – and how they cope with that. The general effect is … Continue reading Cartoon view of Medieval Art
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis tells us (in under 3 minutes) how he gets in the creative flow for his work: He noticed that when he writes emails, he can’t do it when there’s music playing – so worked out that his reasoning mind is shut off by the music. So, to use the other side of the brain, the imaginative, he can close off the logical … Continue reading Getting in Creative Flow – Stephan Pastis
Some doodles to practice to brighten your paperwork? Cartoonist Stephan Pastis, draws characters he’s created: Seeing them drawn from scratch, bigged up, may help to doodle your own characters. Today’s creative prompt is “Right”. How about putting a new character of your own into a situation using that word? Continue reading Lighter Monday: Doodles
Bob Mankhoff gives a (21 minutes) TED talk on what cartoons are likely to be the accepted 18 out of 1,000 sent in, weekly. As cartoon editor, he is the man who chooses which few make the cut. Bob himself was once an aspiring cartoonist who wanted to have his cartoons in the New Yorker – an experience which gave him a great deal of … Continue reading How to get your cartoon into the New Yorker magazine