10/16/2018

Mid-October Process Post

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I was out of town last week. As with my last trip, I wasn’t really able to work on comics, but I tried to keep busy with sketching when I had the chance. Mostly quick exercises with negative space, nothing too intense. I was drawing in sketchbooks I made out of a portable speaker user’s manual and some books made out of tea bag wrappers. Examples below.

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I picked up some books as well:

  • Moron der Schwachsinnige, by L.G.X., 1995
    L.G.X.

     

    André Breton + Max Ernst
  • Mad Love, by André Breton, translated from the French by Mary Ann Caws, 1988
    (Coincidentally, Caws participated in a panel discussion at Printed Matter this past Friday to promote Ideas Have No Smell: Three Belgian Surrealist Booklets

Ideas Have No Smell collects the first English-language translations of three works: Transfigured Publicity, visual texts by poet and photographer Paul Nougé (1895-1967); the whimsical, hand-drawn artist’s book, Abstractive Treatise on Obeuse by Paul Colinet (1898-1957); and For Balthazar, a collection of aphorisms and observations by the ever skeptical author, lawyer, and anarchist Louis Scutenaire (1905-1987).

https://www.printedmatter.org/programs/events/729)

 

  • Star Warriors : A Penetrating Look into the Lives of the Young Scientists Behind Our Space Age Weaponry, by William Broad, 1985
    Star Warriors : A Penetrating Look into the Lives of the Young Scientists Behind Our Space Age Weaponry, William Broad

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Cement Mixer – 10-16-18 – by Caleb Orecchio

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