Diving Into Mark Fiore’s Brain

Where do you get your ideas?
How does the idea become a cartoon?

It often begins with a headline or a quote from a news story — like recently, when a protester said that marching for human rights is “just as essential as going to the grocery store.”

That quote became the spark for one of Mark Fiore’s recent political cartoons, which tackled the issue of protests against police violence.

In this episode of Cartooning-in-Place, he’ll take you into the cartoonists’ creative process: From messy thumbnail sketches to carefully composed drawings with full color and lettering, Mark will show you how he uses reporting, pictures and words to craft a thought-provoking political cartoon.

Mark Fiore‘s latest Cartooning-in-Place lays it out.