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Electrocuted Squirrel Color Sketch – Time-Lapse Video

Time-lapse video of me adding color to the rough sketch of an electrocuted squirrel cartoon character in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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Electrocuted Squirrel Sketch – Time-Lapse Video

Time-lapse video of me creating the initial sketch of an electrocuted squirrel cartoon character in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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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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Review: Wacom Intuos4 Graphics Tablet

The Wacom Intuos4 is a killer graphics tablet and highly recommended if you work with graphics software. For this review I am referring to the Wacom Intuos4 Medium Pen Tablet, however there are also the Large and Small models available. … Continue reading

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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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George Coghill Interview at Design Inspiration

Just posted over at Design Interviews is an interview with yours truly. Jeff Andrews—the mastermind behind not only Design Interviews but also illustrator group sketch blog Sugar Frosted Goodness among others—was kind enough to ask me to answer some questions … Continue reading

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Adobe Illustrator Video Tip: Quickly Add Smooth Transition Anchor Points

In this video, I am sharing with you a vector path creation technique to speed up the process of creating curved paths by adding intermediate anchor points after your corners have been created. I used to create my anchor points … Continue reading

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Santa’s Helper

I recently created this pinup Santa girl illustration for a local company that produces home-brewing beer kits. The client was developing a special holiday/Christmas blend, and wanted to also include an incentive in the package — in this case it … Continue reading

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Tom Richmond’s ‘Drawing Hands’: An In-Depth Tutorial

Cartoonist and illustrator extraordinaire Tom Richmond has an excellent in-depth guide to drawing hands over on his blog. As per usual with Tom’s instructional articles/blog posts, he goes into far more detail and insight than one could possibly imagine he … Continue reading

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Digital Coloring Tutorials by MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond

If you aren’t familiar with cartoonist Tom Richmond, make yourself familiar. This guy’s work is absolutely amazing. Very much in the style of Mort Drucker from MAD Magazine — only taken to the extreme. Not only is his cartooning & … Continue reading

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MAD cartoonist Tom Richmond’s Coloring Tutorial

MAD Magazine cartoonist/caricaturist Tom Richmond has an awesome tutorial on his site about his working methods for getting his line art into finished color works of art.

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Ten Tips for Cartoonists to Overcome a Creativity Slump

We’ve all been there – tight deadline, or too many projects at once, or even good ol’ fashioned procrastination. Whatever the cause, you need to finish something and the ideas (and graphite) just aren’t flowing. What to do? Continue reading

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