Have you heard of these things called blogs? Blogging wasn’t new in 2005, but it was still a niche hobby for the technologically minded. I had been maintaining a personal blog, and was a regular blog reader. I saw multiple-author blogs devoted to certain subjects and…
“Over the course of the two-day conference, writers and illustrators come together with publishers, editors, literary agents, and other industry professionals in celebration of children’s content from Asia and around the world. This year’s conference will have an added emphasis on Young Adult literature and children’s works in translation.”—
Little magazines were small-run magazines focused on specialty subjects, usually erudite or artsy, sort of the equivalent of the more involved zines of the 80s-90s, and blogs today. Exhibit runs to April 27th in NY.
Los Animales, a new webcomic I’m working on, is having a release party March 8th - at the Grand Star in Chinatown/Downtown Los Angeles. That’s a unique first, at least that I’ve heard of, for a webcomic.
In Los Animales, the vinyl-obsessed, dance floor-loving animals try to figure out what the heck is going on with their lives while working at the last record store in town. Check out new pages every Monday through Friday at animalsoundsrecords.com.
Where do you go online for discussions about your craft? Are forums still playing an important role, or have we moved those conversations to Twitter or Google+ Hangouts? What is/are your favourite illustration forum(s)?
It’s not every day one of America’s best regarded illustrators gets a solo show at one of the most famous museums in London. Barbara Nessim is well known for her contributions to the pop culture looks of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, and she was also one of the first artists to make computer graphics as art.
The free V&A show opens Feb. 15 and runs to Mar. 19, in London, England. There are talks on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22.
Abrams is publishing a book to coincide with the event.