Learned this week that if you type “sheets.new" or “doc.new" into your browser you’ll get a new Google sheet / text document.
Give To The Max day is Nov. 15th!
Local artists will be live streaming their work and taking sketch requests from donors. All proceeds will go towards securing the venue for Autoptic 2020!
Help us continue to foster independent art by donating and sharing the Facebook event. If you can't participate on Nov. 15th, that's fine. You can donate early right now by going to MNGive.org.
Confirmed artists who will be live-streaming (via Facebook) their work:
Just a few weeks away from the big trip.
I’ll be debuting my new project at Autoptic next week—The Eat Street Diners Club. This 12-page restaurant-adventure was printed in Risograph Blue and can be yours for $2.
On Saturday, August 18, join visiting guest artists and local legends to kick the 2018 Autoptic Festival into gear at Moon Palace Books! There will be panels and readings throughout the day hosted in Moon Palace’s amazing new event space.
Saturday | August 18 | 1 – 8pm @ Moon Palace Books
Was happy with how this portrait turned out. Capturing a likeness is a challenge for me, so I'm not above cheating a little and working over a photograph.
Here’s a bit of digital artwork that wasn’t selected for a project. Imagine a logo in that upper left corner.
Northern Exposure was on TV when I was in High School and too young to appreciate its charm. I learned later that David Chase (Sopranos) worked on the last two seasons of this show. I mostly remember the commercials and that people thought it was smart.
I wasn't expecting the theatrical, Freudian hilarity of this network (!) TV show.
Oddly most of the manga I've read have been biographies of comics creators. Most recently, I made my way through the tome The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime. Tezuka was a uniquely driven creator who lived a sheltered life.
His series Black Jack, is a fun adventure story like none I've ever read and also makes the most of his medical background. The art is beautiful, but after reading his biography I wonder how much of it was actually drawn by his assistants?
I try to make it down to the Lyndale Open Streets every year. There is something about walking down the center of a usually busy street that tells me it's summertime. Winter hasn't really ended until you've spent an afternoon among a throng of people.