Bibliomancy

One of our last assignments for Cartooning Workshop was to make a four page story based on certain catalysts. The idea was to let the powers of mancy force us to think outside of conventional or our typical storytelling mindset by giving certain restrictions to work with. So in addition … Continue reading

Dell Comic

Hi guys, I’m in the middle of a huge crunch before the end of the semester to put together a final comic for a thing we cartoonists call “anthology.” So naturally, I am updating the blog. An “anthology” is  a collection of comics by several toonies usually based around a … Continue reading

Emanata

In comics speak, emanata is the term used to describe the marks on a page that represent an emotion or feeling or whatever abstract thing (not words). If you want to see a master of conveying ideas or feelings with his body language and emanata use, check out Osamu Tezuka’s … Continue reading

Manwood

A couple of weeks ago, we got an assignment for Cartooning Workshop to make a 6-pg. comic retelling of one of Aesop’s fables. All of his fables seem to be rather black and white and end terribly. Thus, I give you: The Man And The Wood! Enjoy my newly discovered … Continue reading

Diary Update

As some of you may know, I’ve been working at a cafe, let’s call it Schmorder’s. It’s not so bad working there… If you notice that my lettering looks funny, it’s because I’m trying different techniques for making my lettering actually look nice. For this one, I’m tracing over a … Continue reading

Nancy

Two weeks ago, I was assigned to make some autobiographical comics stylistically identical to Ernie Bushmiller’s comic strip Nancy. Nancy ran from 1933 until 1982 under Bushmiller, and I think is still running today, but way below the standard of the original. For those of you unfamiliar with Nancy, I … Continue reading