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Student spotlight: Hilary Allison

August 20, 2010

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Hilary is an undergrad at SVA in cartooning, entering her third year. She’s incredibly energetic and involved in her learning process any time of the year, but something clicked in her brain this summer, and Hilary committed herself to her work with an intensity I rarely see.

Blog, Cartoonists, Drawing Comics, Educators, Making Comics, Students, Tools and techniques, Writing Comics

Fresh Meat Reviews: Hilary’s picks

Hilary Allison’s picks from the SVA student comics fair Fresh Meat.

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What the nib-holding industry doesn’t want you to know.

April 28, 2011

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Hilary Allison came in one day beaming because she’d cracked the Nib-Holding Industrial Complex’s iron grip on her student budget, and I encouraged her to throw a post together about it for you, dear readers. This is what she came up with.

Blog, Cartoonists, Comics readers, Educators, Making Comics, Students, Tools and techniques

Best American Comics: the Notable Comics of 2013

October 8, 2013

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Our annual list of Notable comics from the Best American Comics, with links!

Blog, Cartoonists, Comics library, Comics readers, Educators, Links, Students

Social Media for Young Cartoonists: Wrap-Up

October 10, 2011

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Hoo boy. Social Media for Young Cartoonists. We kept it up for nine articles… and nine intense weeks of researching, experimenting, goal-setting, (goal-missing and goal-reaching), coding, uploading, updating, tweeting, commenting,and collaborating. Then what?

Blog, Cartoonists, Educators, Professional practice, Students

Social Media for Young Cartoonists, Week 9: Building a Persona

July 7, 2011

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JP presents his three-part strategy for developing a persona while Hilary tries on “wisecracker” for size. Plus: a cliffhanger!

Blog, Cartoonists, Educators, Professional practice, Students

Social Media for Young Cartoonists, Week 8: Backlogging and Pacing Content

June 29, 2011

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Before you even start thinking of having any type of blog/web-comic, you should make sure you have at least 5-6 pieces ready to go before you launch.

Blog, Cartoonists, Educators, Professional practice, Students

Social Media for Young Cartoonists: Week 7, traffic reports

June 20, 2011

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JP: So last week I finally got around to uploading one of my comics online. A day went by, and I was curious to see how many people actually viewed my comic. 2,798 visits?! RESULTS! HUZZAH!

Blog, Cartoonists, Educators, Professional practice, Students

Social Media For Young Cartoonists: Weeks 5-6: Collaborating and Counting, Part I: Offline

June 14, 2011

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The social media project takes a turn for scary-real-world as Hilary and JP learn about collaborating. Part one of two…

Blog, Cartoonists, Educators, Professional practice, Students

Social Media for Young Cartoonists: Week 4: Building with Tumblr

May 31, 2011

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This week, Hilary explains how she set up her Tumblr site and she and JP discuss the pros and cons of Tumlbr as a platform.

Blog, Cartoonists, Educators, Professional practice, Students