(panel from a comic by SVA senior Maggie Siegel-Berele) Alison just blogged about my Obstacle Course and about a comic I sent her by one of my students who mashed up Dykes to Watch Out For and The Flash. The MoCCA 4-session version of this course begins this Monday, February 28. Please note that there […]
I had great success trying out a classic Oulipian exercise with my cartooning students at SVA, and I’ll likely do some version of it at my upcoming MoCCA Obstacle Course workshop
Back in November 2009 I was invited to France to tour with 11 other American authors for a few weeks as guests of an annual festival called Belles Étrangères. (I blogged about it here and here.) Part of the program was a documentary they filmed about all of us in the US during the summer […]
Etienne Lécroart interviewed about Oubapo The Wall Street Journal online edition did an article about Oubapo here.
I was recently invited to Belfort, a city in the east of France, to present 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style and to give an Oubapo workshop to art school students. I devised for the workshop, very much at the last minute, a brand new constraint which I call ROYGBIV.
I’d been kicking around an idea for a jam comic based on the game of tic tac toe. Recently I invited Tom Hart to meet up with me at a café before class at SVA and give it a try.
a “word ladder” comic by Kevin Raganit (SVA 2010) Over on the Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Flickr photostream I just posted a whole bunch of weird and excellent comics done by School of Visual Arts cartooning majors over the last few years in a class of mine called Obstacle Course. In the class I […]
Though hard to explain to visitors, their dedication to minimalism precluded ablutions and eliminations, so the bath was moved to the basement. (photo and caption from Unhappy Hipsters; Photo: Uncredited; Dwell) There are now two blogs out there that add narrative captions to catalog or magazine photos. An early (1995) comic of mine did something […]
My pal and frequent collaborator Charlie Orr has been making a splash on the internet lately with his new blog The Hypothetical Library, where he designs covers for books by real authors that will never exist. This week he is also guest-blogging about book design over at the Best American Poetry blog. One of his […]
We had a great long weekend down in West Virginia as guests of the Walter Gropius Master Artists series. We taught an intensive workshop and gave gallery talks at the very impressive show they put together of our work to accompany the LitGraphic show.