Links of the week

Here are a few cartoonist websites we’ve come across that may be of use to students and  teachers of comics. There are a lot of great cartoonist websites out there but these ones (among others) lay bare some of the different ways that artists go about creating their work.

©Michael Cho

cartoonist blogs/websites of particular interest to students of comics

In addition to showcasing her amazing sketches and illustrations-in-progress, Jillian Tamaki‘s sketchblog has some great advice for keeping a sketchbook, as in this post here.

Mike Cho and Sean Phillips‘ blogs detail their creative processes, from sketches to finals.

Kazu Kibuishi‘s comics tutorial offers a photo-essay documenting is process in drawing and coloring a page from his webcomic, Copper. He also has a tutorial about flatting, the first, essential stage of digital coloring.

Hope Larson has started a Ning devoted to making and talking about comics, especially YA.

(thumbnail image © Kazu Kibuishi)


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