The Holidays are coming!
Here’s a gift idea for you friends/relatives/encouragers/enablers out there: a beginning cartoonist’s starter kit!
To get your special person started in comics, just use the following checklist to buy him or her the basic tools of the trade:
Drawing Words & Writing Pictures will explain how to use all of this stuff! You can buy the book online or check your local bookseller.
Download your gift shopping checklist here and take it to your local art supply store (in fact, a well-stocked office supply store will carry a lot of this stuff). There are also plenty of places you can order these supplies on line, for example Pearl Paint or Dick Blick.
Last but not least, you’ll find details including illustrations and links about all of the above items in our new Supplies section under our Resources tab. Print it out as well and bring it along to the store if you like.