By Chris Slane | Illustrator & comic creator.

Ellis Rosen

<b>Bio:</b> I have always been a drawer, but I’m new to cartooning. Before the cartooning, I did a few comics for anthologies, illustrations, and did the art for a children’s book called <i>Woundabout,</i> which my older brother, Lev, wrote<i>.</i> Besides all that, most of my work can be seen aggressively crossed out in various sketchbooks. I also get to read lots of great comics as the comics editor of <i>Blunderbuss Magazine</i>.<p>Fortunately, my friend and fellow <i>New Yorker</i> cartoonist, Sam Marlow, started going in to see …


10 Cartoonists Every Art Lover Needs to Know<p>Artsy Editorial<p>By Matthew Thurber<p>Cartoonists these days mostly went to art school and know all about the …


Rosalind "Roz" Chast. @NewYorker

Happy Birthday, Jean-Jacques Sempé! Joyeux anniversaire!

How 'sad and childish' Trump inspired comics legend Geof Darrow: 'He just always annoyed the hell out of me'

Most readers encounter the work of comic book artists at the finished stage — after the art has been penciled, inked, colored, lettered, and printed. Peeks behind the creative process are therefore always welcome, and Dark Horse’s new book <i>Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow</i> offers a …


The Invisible Artists Behind Your Favorite Comics

Colorists and and letterers bring a silent medium to life, and their work often goes undetected—especially if they’re great at their jobs.<p>Open any issue of <i>The Wicked</i> + <i>The Divine</i>, the critically acclaimed modern-fantasy series from Image Comics, and the first thing you see is spectacle and sound. …


The inkwash on @duncanfegredo 's covers is a wonderful thing.

Q&A: Artist behind viral New Yorker cartoon on the craft, his inspiration

<b>Plenty of Trump-focused</b> political cartoons have circulated the web and social networks since Election Day. But one has drawn particular viral …


Mexican Cartoonist 'Rius' Dies at 83

From Tele Sur.<p>Mexican cartoonist and writer Eduardo del Rio, widely known as <b>Rius</b>, died Tuesday at the age of 83 in Tepoztlan, in the state of …

Academic conferences

Studio Pals!

A round-up of some fuzzy friends:<p>“Email while breakfasting with my little buddy, Hammett (the dog).” —Carolita Johnson<p>“When I’m having trouble …

BATTLE HUGS: 7 Rules for Working with Art Directors & Editors

by<p>Greg Ruth<p>Art Directors are usually always people, and as such they vary wildly as people do, and succeed and fail as people do. Like many artists …

Fantasy Art

Dick Locher and the Tommy Gun

By JP Trostle<p>Dick Locher took the podium at the AAEC Convention on Saturday morning, June 19, to talk about his life’s work and show attendees video …

Political Cartoons

Dick Locher, Pulitzer Prize-winning Tribune cartoonist, dies at 88

A longtime editorial cartoonist for the Tribune who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1983, Richard E. "Dick" Locher also worked on the popular comic strip "Dick Tracy" for more than three decades, both writing and drawing the adventures of the square-jawed private detective.<p>Locher, 88, died of complications …


When you open Tinder after a long gap. A cartoon by Mike Twohy, from 2015. #TNYcartoons

The Unapologetic Mischa Richter

An example of original cartoon art published in <i>The New Yorker</i> shows that, unlike certain unnamed Administration figures, at least cartoonist Mischa …

Reasons your creative type has broken up with you, drawn by Ruby Elliott. Swipe through for the full list. #TNYcartoons

A cartoon by @eflakeagogo, from 2015. #TNYcartoons

How To De-Objectify Women in Comics: A Guide

<b>By Renae De Liz</b><p><i>The following was originally posted on Renae’s Twitter feed. It is collected and reprinted here with permission.</i><p>As an artist, what can …

How to colour your manga art like a pro

The best manga art is colourful and expressive, so here I'll explain how I work with colour and form to make my manga art characters shine. I'll also …


Art Young: A Cartoonist for the Ages

Political cartoons usually have the shelf life of yogurt, yet many of Art Young’s drawings from the early twentieth century remain fresh and hilariously witty—they seem to have been hatched just this morning. Young, one of the core editors and artists of <i>The Masses</i>, a socialist bohemian publication, …


Free Eaten Fish

Ali Durrani, a talented young cartoonist, is in isolation at a remote detention center.


Inside the Greatest SPIDER-MAN Art Exhibit You’ll Ever See

Posted By Dan Greenfield on Jul 5, 2017 | 0 comments<p><b>SPIDER-MAN WEEK:</b> <i>Check out this look at the Society of Illustrators’ amazing display of original</i> …



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