In this post you'll learn how to come up with cartoon gags. My method is part brain storm, part intuition and a large part trust (with some Zzzs thrown in!)
Barnes and Noble bookstore proved to be a great place for people watching and my field sketching #2 cartooning practice. Take a look at what emerged...
My latest childlike artwork came to life with the aid of a whiteboard preliminary sketch. From there it was on to the inking and watercolor process.
I enjoyed the Inktober art challenge so much that I even created a How To free-hand ink drawing video for my Inktober 2019 final illustration. Enjoy!
Here are two more cartoon drawing videos showcasing the wonderful line variety I can achieve using my Sailor Fude Nib Fountain Pen. Enjoy!
My children's book illustrations start from a word, concept or idea. From there I create a rough pencil draft but try to refer to it merely as a guide...
Take a step-by-step look at my latest watercolor cartoon drawings. I'm throwing caution to the wind all in the name of play (and research, of course!)
Sometimes the best cartoon ideas don't quite work out as planned. Here's an honest look at the anatomy of one of my own cartoons...and why I decided to scrap it in the end.
My latest illustration was created with mud season in mind. It also happened to be created for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Draw This! contest.
Why bringing a little discipline to your alone time is important, plus my top 10 solitude-enriching activities.