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 […]
My comics pantoum experiments continue with this appropriated pantoum using instructional panels by an uncredited artist.
(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 (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 […]
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 […]