When I was going to art school I saw Don Hertzfeldt’s 2000 short Rejected and it is roll on the floor hilarious. I was just learning animation and Mr. Hertzfeldt was inspiring many of my colleagues in their school animations. Kudos to the Simpson’s brass for allowing Hertzfeldt to just go nuts with this couch gag. I wonder […]
Mark Parisi is a great cartoonist of the gag strip Off the Mark. I admire his work but I’ve never met him. This is a great article that he wrote for the GoComics blog. It’s always fun to read about peoples beginnings of cartooning. Cartoons is a lifelong passion and it takes a lifetime to […]
I enjoyed the segment of 60 Minutes. Its all about the failure that cartoonists have when submitting cartoons to magazines and newspapers. New Yorker especially is famous for their pickiness, but that is how the best cartoons come to the top. I personally have never submitted a cartoon to the New Yorker. Maybe its because […]
I saw this post on Mike Lynch’s blog and I thought I would share it with you. According to Mike’s website the video is done by Ricarda Salah Felix Zehender created this short, and it’s © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg 2014.
On today’s Huffington Post article they had some excerpts from Monte Beauchamp’s Masterful Marks: Cartoonists Who Changed the World which highlighted one of my childhood heros Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss books were highly influential on me as a illustrator growing up. The wild characters and rhyme enchanted me and I can read them over and […]