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Sunday, October 25, 2009

Comics!


I finished and scanned the whole alphabet. Now I just have to edit and lay it out. T is one of my favorites.

I pretty much spent the whole weekend working on this. When I wasn't working on this I was reading Jeff Brown and Alec Longstreth comics. I actually worked a little in my studio this afternoon, which is kind of amazing, because usually I can't concentrate in there. But my back was killing me from drawing hunched over for so long and it was nice to actually sit at a drafting table, even if the drafting table in there is wobbly and has exacto marks all over it.

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Friday, October 23, 2009

An alphabet of Reasoned Failure


This panel is from a new project: Not So Great Moments in Western Civilization: an Alphabet of Reasoned Failure. Pretty excited about it.

Aaron is out of town so the plan was to make this comic all weekend. What I really want to do is work nonstop on it and have a totally finished 28 page minicomic of it by Monday. But that probably won't happen.

Such is life.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Turtles all the way Through

This comic is based on a anecdote physicists tell each other. Apparently it really happened but no one really knows whose lecture it happened at. Nowadays they use the phrase "turtles all the way down" to refer to any circular argument that avoids a cause by explaining the cause with itself.

This, among other things, was the topic of conversation tonight at the Art & Science Cabaret, which was a lot of fun. Basically a particle physicist, a cosmologist, and a biologist got up in front of us and explained current scientific theories and then let us ask them questions. I love that this event occurred. I love even more that it happened in 2009 and that there were a lot of people there. I wish I had been born 13o years ago so that I could make elaborate ground breaking scientific discoveries in my parlor. They used to have these elaborate shows of "scientific wonders" where people could display their optical devices for the public. If only.

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Fall


I'll try to get a comic up in the next couple days. I've been playing around a lot with color lately, here is a recent experiment.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Thomson Loves Newton


You should google this poem if you have not read it. Hysterical.

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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Flaubert vs. My Hopes and Dreams

Drawn with Micron, Colored in Photoshop



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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Freud vs Innocence

This was the first time I ever drew a penis. Serious.

I'm planning on making Great Moments more regular. Like at least one a week. We will see how successful I am.

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Sunday, October 4, 2009

Gregor Mendel

I am all moved in now. I am living in Buffalo and working toward my MFA at UB. It is a nice brisk city to live in and I've been making pumpkin soup and sipping on cider for the last few weeks. But mostly I've been at school breaking in my new studio. Click on the image above to see a comic I've been working on about Gregor Mendel. I made it for a group book project in my printmaking class. The theme was hybridity. The final version has some nice lithographed patterns in it as well, but my camera is broken so this web version will have to suffice for now.

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