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Sunday is a Good Day to Visit a Museum: Part Two

This series began last week with Part One: Ritual in Preparing the Space/It’s the Simple Things – now we are drawn deeper into the museum and into a new process meditation. ————————————————————————————————— My last stop at The Rubin Museum of Art was the exhibit Gateway to Himalayan Art. What immediately drew my attention were 4 pieces showing the stages of a […]

Brazil – Scene Report

Hello! This is Manzanna, or Anna Mancini. I’m a Brazilian freelance designer, illustrator and comics artist. I make zines, murals, t-shirt designs, animation, lettering and more – you can see my work on my tumblr and my website. I also have a facebook page, where I usually post my comics firsthand. Right now I’m managing client […]

Sunday is a Good Day to Visit a Museum: Part One

On Sunday I visited The Rubin Museum of Art in NYC. The Rubin shows ancient to contemporary painting, sculpture, and ritual objects from the Himalayas and surrounding region with their permanent collection focusing on Tibetan art. My objective was to see the exhibit Please Altar Everything, work by avant-garde performance artist and musician (Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV) Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. The exhibit includes […]

Our Reflection in Comics

Gabriella Tito reports in from Orlando, FL, with this process meditation. ————————————————————————————————— Hi all! I’m here to talk a bit about how we reflect ourselves in comics. Now, I won’t break down the psychology or anything, or go into how “mainstream comics” are a reflection of our society, but I think it’s safe to say that […]

“Goodnight and Good Luck”: Jillian Fleck on Finishing Your Comic

Giving a shout from Scotland, Jillian Fleck shares thoughts on the cartoonist’s strange journey. ————————————————————————————————— Try finishing your comic. I get it, thereʼs that little voice running through comics culture that says: real comics donʼt end. It would not be difficult to connect this to the latest DC or Marvel reboot. Alternatively, look at any […]

Staple! Austin 2016 Report

Sally Ingraham here! I went to Staple! this past weekend as part of the 7000 B.C. team – my local New Mexico comics group – and on partial assignment for Comics Workbook. It was my first large comics expo, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. “This show will ruin you for other ones,” I was told repeatedly. Staple! […]