Notes from the Labyrinth series I’ve been telling myself and my students that I’m going to write a blog post about the amazing work they’ve done and the rewarding conversations we’ve had in my last two Build Your Own Labyrinth constraint workshops but I find that there’s more than I could possibly cover in a […]
A short and entertaining screencast of a talk I gave recently to show off some student work from a 4-day workshop based on the principle of “exercises in style.”
A look at some of the many ways my book 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style has been used in a classroom or workshop setting, both by myself and by other teachers.
I was recently invited to participate in a series of workshops with teens from at-risk populations here in Angoulême, France. The workshops are based on Raymond Queneau‘s Exercises in Style and my own 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style (99 Exercices de style in the French edition).
I was in Helsinki in September as a guest of the Helsinki Comics Festival. Beforehand I taught a 3-day workshop at Aalto University.
I recently taught a workshop to comics Master’s students at the École Européene Supérieure de l’Image in Angoulême, France. The subject of the four-day workshop was comics based on fixed forms borrowed from poetry such as the sestina, the villanelle, or the sonnet. (If you follow my work or this blog at all you know […]
Putting the final touches on a comic Over on the Drawing Words & Writing Pictures site I have posted the second of a two-part post illustrating my working process, from thumbs to inks. Both are excerpted from our new textbook, Mastering Comics
As a “bonus feature” to my recent post about doing improv comics from live models, here’s my comic based on the four poses from last summer’s session: I snuck quick pencils sketches of each pose in between circulating among the students. A few months later I inked it and added some text taken at random […]
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.
a “word ladder” comic by Kevin Raganit (SVA 2010) Over on the Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Flickr photostream (new link coming soon! —MM) 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 […]