• Cartooning Class for One: Week Three

    Cartooning Class for One: Week Three

    In Week 3 of Ivan Brunetti’s Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice book we tackled multi-panel strips. Well, I actually tackled them back in Week 2 by mistake, but oh well. Our warm-up exercise was tedious at first; we had to sketch 12 three to four minute drawings...

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  • Cartooning Class for One: Week Two

    Cartooning Class for One: Week Two

    This week in Ivan Brunetti’s Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice class book we examined single-panel cartoons. For the exercises we did a lot of unexpected word and image combining and also recreated The Catcher in the Rye within a single frame. The homework for this week was to...

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  • Cartooning Class for One: Week One

    Cartooning Class for One: Week One

    So on impulse, and with gift card in hand, I picked up a copy of Ivan Brunetti’s Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice last night. I’ve been wanting to get back to cartooning for a while now and though I originally wanted to participate in a Kubert...

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  • Superman Shield Pendants

    Superman Shield Pendants

    As many of my friends know, I love making gifts for people around the holiday. This year I happened to be taking a metalsmithing class at the Ybor City Art Studio right before Christmas, so I thought I’d make some Superman-inspired pieces for three of...

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  • Valiant Wallpapers

    Valiant Wallpapers

    To celebrate the 2012 return of Valiant Comics, one of my all-time favorite publishers, I decided to make a few iPhone wallpapers based on my favorite characters. First up is Shadowman, who no doubt has one of the absolute coolest logos of any superhero out...

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  • LogoLounge Update

    LogoLounge Update

    More good news from LogoLounge! Two of me and my brother’s logos have been chosen for inclusion in the fourth volume in their Master Library Series, “Typography and Enclosures.” While there is no release date as of yet, I’ll be sure to keep everyone updated....

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  • SPOILER ALERT: Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

    SPOILER ALERT: Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

    I just got back from an amazing trip to New York City where I had the opportunity to see the highly publicized Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark Broadway show. I thought I’d share my thoughts on the show, though I must preface this by saying...

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  • Just Sayin…

    Just Sayin…

    How awesome is this Booster Gold t-shirt from Graphitti Designs? I’ve always loved Booster’s costume. It’s straight-up primary color superhero-awesomeness. For those of you unfamiliar with Booster, he’s a character created by Dan Jurgens back in 1986. He was definitely a product of his time,...

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  • Green Lantern #62

    Just Sayin…

    DC’s covers are looking super-sweet in January! They’ve got John Cassaday on Superman, Francis Manapul doing The Flash, and Cliff Chiang making me say “SHAZAM!” And you know the comic/design geek in me is loving the “iconic pose meets giant logo on clean white space”...

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