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How-to seminar on (self) syndication proposed

Bill Kellogg, the Marketing Director behind the self-syndication success of Chad Carpenter’s Tundra emailed me asking if I’d spread the word about a proposed seminar on how to self-syndicate your comics and/or submit them to syndicates. He has been approached so many times by cartoonists wanting to know how he took Tundra to 200+ papers […]

Posted on: Aug 18, 2008,  Section: Gatherings, How-to, Comments: 21 Comments

F Minus creator Tony Carrillo to teach class for kids

In the months of July and August, F Minus creator Tony Carrillo will teach classes at Changing Hands, a Tempe, Ariz. bookstore, for teens and tweens. Classes are focused on everything from basic cartoons to visual storytelling. Info at

Posted on: Jul 2, 2008,  Section: Cartoons, How-to, Comments: 5 Comments

New textbook teaches cartooning

Jessica Abel and Matt Madden, who teach comic art at New York’s School of Visual Arts, have authored Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: A Definitive Course from Concept to Comic in 15 Lessons and were interviewed on National Public Radio. Abel and Madden have been teaching comic art at New York’s School of Visual Arts […]

Posted on: Jun 30, 2008,  Section: Books, How-to, Comments: 59 Comments

Tom Richmond posts first of series on how to do caricatures

MAD Magazine cartoonist/illustrator Tom Richmond, has posted the first of a multi-part series on how to do caricatures. Iâ??ve been working with young caricaturists at theme parks for over two decades now, and Iâ??ve learned one very important lessonâ?¦ itâ??s impossible to teach someone to draw caricatures. I can teach them to DRAWâ?¦ that isnâ??t […]

Posted on: Feb 15, 2008,  Section: Cartoons, How-to, Comments: 3 Comments