Well, I’m taking the weekend off. Going to a wedding in that woman’s family, and I’ll save my phone battery for drunken emergency calls. I leave you with this until Monday, though:
Discuss (hint: it’s not about “freedom of expression”).
Plastic OH sheet used for monotyping the previously posted greeting cards. The acrylic will soak the coloured paper and tear off part of the surface when the plastic is removed, hence the paper fragments. I’ll just let this sit around my workspace for a few days before I decide whether I’ll wash it for reuse.
I’m a firm believer in constraints as an inspirational assistance, and so I started a new sketchbook by pasting found paper scraps on all righthand pages. The scraps are more or less aligned to a comic strip grid of two or three even-sized panels (included here as an optional add-on for others who might want to use the sketchbook for comics). Having pasted it all up,I decided to scan the book for others to build/sketch on, and here we are.
I feel like time management and work ethic are just as, if not MORE important than drawing ability for an aspiring cartoonist
If you can structure your life so that you put in 1-4 hours of cartooning EVERY day, you will quickly overcome any drawing deficiency
— Alec Longstreth, tweeted here and here. He continues:
And by “quickly” I mean over a period of years and years… #comics
It’s funny because it’s true.