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 online, for example Pearl Paint or Dick Blick.