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“Sasquatch Brigade” Embroidered Patch Kickstarter Campaign

I launched the “Sasquatch Brigade” embroidered patch Kickstarter campaign this week, and within the first 24 hours the funding goal was met and the campaign was chosen as a Staff Pick. Within the first 5 days, all 8 initial stretch goals have been reached. … Continue reading

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“Yeti Squad” Embroidered Patch & more on Kickstarter!

I just launched the Kickstarter campaign for the Yeti Squad embroidered patch, the second in the “Bigfoot Patrol” series. Check out the Yeti Squad Kickstarter campaign page for full details and to back this artist-created merchandise project! Limited-edition prints and … Continue reading

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“Coin Crash” Game App

Coin Crash, a fun new app is out (for free) on the iTunes App Store, featuring my cartoon coins artwork.

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Adobe Illustrator WOW! CC Book

My artist/author copy of the Adobe Illustrator CC WOW! advanced vector art techniques book arrived. In addition to the one Gallery section I had from the last edition, I now have two more. Thanks again to Sharon Steuer for the … Continue reading

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Bigfoot Patrol Membership Kit – coming to Kickstarter Aug. 8, 2014

The Bigfoot Patrol Membership Kit fundraiser campaign starts on Kickstarter on Friday, August 8, 2014 and runs for 30 days until Sunday, September 7, 2014. The Bigfoot Patrol Membership Kit is an art project created, developed, illustrated and designed by artist and cartoonist George … Continue reading

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Adobe Illustrator WOW! Advanced Vector Techniques Book CS6/CC Edition

The CS6/Creative Cloud version of the superb Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book with advanced vector art techniques is now available. Along with my earlier technique contribution to the Illustrator WOW! CS6 edition last year, this updated edition has some more tips … Continue reading

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CreativePro.com — Illustrator WOW! Techniques: Flexible Shading and Highlighting Effects

My recent article for CreativePro.com, Illustrator WOW! Techniques: Flexible Shading and Highlighting Effects, is now posted on their website. It expands on the coloring process using the Adobe Illustrator vector art Shapebuilder tool described in my Gallery page in the … Continue reading

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Illustrator WOW! CS6 Tutorial Book — Now With More Coghill!

Just a quick news item: the Adobe Illustrator CS6 version of the superb Illustrator WOW! tutorial book series for Adobe Illustrator will feature a lesson by yours truly. I was approached by the author, Sharon Steuer, to contribute an advanced technique to … Continue reading

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George Coghill Interview at Drawn By Success

A recent audio interview I did with Bob Ostrom and Carlos Castellanos for their artist business blog Drawn By Success just went up. Carlos, Bob and I discuss what it means to be a self-employed illustrator, how to market yourself … Continue reading

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VectorTuts.com Interview

My interview over at VectorTuts just went up, head over to hear me talk about art, illustration, cartooning, working for yourself and other fun stuff. Bonus: corny joke included!

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ArtCast: May 19 @ 9PM ET

I’ll be hosting another live Artcast for the Artcast Network on Wednesday May 19 at 9PM Eastern time. Stop by via your browser and watch me draw live, with an interactive chat window to ask questions. Artcasts usually run about … Continue reading

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CoghillCartooning.com — Launched!

If you haven’t noticed, I’ve done a complete overhaul to my website as well as moving everything over to the CoghillCartooning.com domain. Designed by me, coded by my patient friend John “CJ” Wallace (@vagrantrevival). A big tip of the hat … Continue reading

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Creative Sessions: Character Design Sketch Approaches

A quick heads up to let you guys know that the “Character Design Sketching Approaches” post I put together for the awesome new Creative Sessions blog by the Envato team is up for your viewing pleasure. The first Creative Session … Continue reading

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Cartoonist George Coghill Featured on Adobe Illustrator’s Facebook Fan Page

Just a quick note to let my readers know that the Adobe Illustrator team featured my artwork on their Facebook Fan Page today.

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George Coghill – Cartoonist Interview at ‘Wasting Paper’

Just a quick post to let you know that a recent interview I did for the “Wasting Paper” cartoonist interview series is now up for your reading pleasure.

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