Ben Hutchings* and I will be teaching cartooning at Squishface Studio in Brunswick during term 4. You can book via www.trybooking.com/DOTS
WHAT: Drawing skills, character design and comic creation for 8 years and up.
Tutors Sarah Howell and Ben Hutchings will guide students to develop their own cartooning style.
8 x 1.5 hour sessions
4.30pm – 6pm, 17 [...]
Nice article about what we get up to at Squishface Studio by Hannah Bambra.
This weekend I represented Squishface Studio at the Melbourne Supanova Pop Culture Expo.
Did this commission piece while I was there. It’s of Lucifer from the DC comics universe (Sandman and other Vertigo titles). Also Dave and I sold out of the comics we were selling which was a nice feeling.
Thank you to everyone [...]
Go have a listen! http://www.noncanonical.com/archive/2012/10/22/noncanonical-131-post-apocalyptic-comics.html
I’m the last book reviewed at 40:27, but you can also hear what they think about Rebecca Clements’ “For You” and Ive Sorocuk’s “Face”.
Two images of Enid, two images of Harold. I really enjoyed using colour in these. I still don’t know if I will make the final story art b&w or colour.
2pm, Saturday 25th August the studio I am part of is having its first exhibition. The title of the exhibition is Exhibitchin’ and the tagline is “Melbourne’s Fiercest Comic Artists bring the Rock, Meat and Fire”.
My contribution will be a painting of a lady with a tiger.
Here is my progress so far. I am using [...]
School Holidays have become a busy time for me with teaching comics. The image above (inspired by CLAMP’s artwork for xxxHolic) is a drawing I did for my manga class at Box Hill today.
I’ll also be teaching classes on the following dates:
5th and 6th July, Cowwarr Art Centre, Gippsland
Monday 9th July, Box Hill Community Art [...]
National Young Writers’ Festival. I run a workshop about writing grant applications and also step in for Dion Kagan as career advisor for one of the Creative Health Check sessions. The image above is of the Cryptic Crossword workshop (image by Alexandra Neill), which I wasn’t part of, but looks like fun.
Newcastle treated me wonderfully [...]