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WW SketchCrawl 45

Saturday October 18th, 2014 Fellow Crawlers, please name the place where you will be sketching from:

ASIFA-Hollywood to Provide More Student Scholarships

ASIFA-Hollywood recently announced plans to provide more scholarships to animation students and to allocate more funds for artists and film preservation. “While you may know ASIFA-Hollywood for its annual Annie Award ceremony, honoring the best in the animation industry, we want to spread the word about the other areas of our industry that we support,“ [...]

Sketch of the day: Paris au revoir

Our last day in Paris was spent in the Impressionism collection at the top floor of the Musee d’Orsay. Just walking through and seeing all the iconic works gave me gooseflesh: on the left, Manet’s picnic on the grass with … Continue reading ?

ASIFA and D23 Invite Members to 30th Anniversary of Disney TV

On Wednesday, November 5, members of ASIFA-Hollywood are invited to a special event at the Disney Studios celebrating 30 years of Disney Television Animation! Guests will include Bill Farmer (Disney legend, voice of Goofy), Jymn Mogon (Writer, Duck Tales and Darkwing Duck), Rob LaDuca (Executive Producer, Jake and the Never Land Pirates), Bob Schooley & [...]

Friday sketchbook: Musee d’Orsay, Paris

Amid the late 19th Century sculptures at the great Musee d’Orsay, a group of students sat drawing. From the marble figure of a young woman tenderly kissing the brow of a severed head (she was a Muse kissing inspiration into … Continue reading ?

Members Screening of The LEGO Movie

Warner Bros Pictures invites members of ASIFA and their families (member +3) to a special screening of The Lego Movie Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM AMC Burbank 16 125 E. Palm Ave. Burbank, CA 91502 The LEGO® Movie follows the adventures of Emmet, a perfectly ordinary citizen who is mistakenly identified as “The Special,” [...]

Sketch o’the Week- Bela Lugosi!

Here’s another Halloween sketch- Bela Lugosi in his signature role as Count Dracula. Done using various markers and pens. Next week: The Bride of Frankenstein!

Cartoonists Fight Bullying

I wrote the following on the NCS Website yesterday, but I thought it should be shared here also: October is National Bullying Prevention Month in the United States. Founded in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, October is the month when communities nationwide focus efforts to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. Over […]

MAD 530 Sneak Peek: Orange is the New Blecch!

Clicky any to embiggen…’s Gamma Squad published an interview with MAD editor John Ficarra on Friday which included an exclusive look some of Desmond Devlin and my parody of “Orange is the New Black”, so after a few days of waiting I can show you a sneak peek of the art myself. This was […]

NYCC Wrap Up

The Lovely Anna and I are back from New York Comic Con. It was a crazy, busy convention. I think it was actually more manic than San Diego… maybe that’s just because it’s approaching the same attendance levels but squeezed into a smaller area. Not having my own booth at SDCC I am not sure […]

Copenhagen Culture Night, and an unrelated Paris question

Still recovering from Copenhagen’s Culture Night (Friday) and have no sketches to show for it, although it was fun surfing the tide of humanity in and out of concerts, Danish military drills, museums, 12th century ruins under a palace, the halls of power at the Danish Parliament (think: … Continue reading ?

On the Stands: MAD #530!

In comic book shops, on the iPad and in subscribers mailboxes now, on news stands everywhere tomorrow: Cover (Mark Fredrickson) The Fundalini Pages (Mike Morse, John Kerschbaum, Jeff Kruse, Hermann Mejia, Scott Bricher, Dick DeBartolo, Anton Emdin, Kenny Keil, Tom Cheney, Evan Waite, Paul Coker, Kit Lively, Teresa Burns Parkhurst, Sam Viviano (uncredited)) Orange is […]

Sunday Mailbag- What do you use for…?

Q: Hello! I am a great fan of your caricatures. I have read your book again and again. Please advise me where I can buy the same adjustable easel you use. Also which prismacolor art sticks for flesh tones for all races and where t buy. YOUR BOOK IS VERY INSPIRING, in the next edition […]

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