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Marshall Ramsey ‘Live Blogs’ his process for creating a cartoon

Marshall Ramsey, editorial cartoonist for The Clarion-Ledger, “live blogged” his cartooning yesterday.

Today, I am going to show you, real time, how I draw a cartoon. It may be as exciting as watching paint dry to you, but it will give you an idea of the process I go through every day. You will see tomorrow’s as it goes from sketch to the finished piece of art.

Community Comments

#1 MJ
@ 8:25 am

Glad to see others do this, I did one of these back in May. It was pretty cool letting the cartoon fans interact with me during the process. I thought for sure the readers would of lost interest but they stuck around until the toon was finished.

#2 MJ
@ 8:36 am

Ooops, my bad. That was in April when I did this live cartooning last.

#3 Alan Gardner
@ 8:39 am

MJ – Please feel free to post a link to it. I’d be interested in checking it out.

#4 MJ
@ 2:34 pm

I threw the link on my moniker MJ up there^ This wasn’t the greatest toon kind of made it simple and quick to keep the readers tooned in.

#5 Jason Boog
@ 8:09 am

Thanks for these two looks at the cartoon process. I wish more writers would give us this kind of intimate look at their work. It demystifies the whole experience, and it’s inspiring too.

#6 Russia
@ 11:41 am

Hey very nice blog!! Man .. I will bookmark your blog and take the feeds also…

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