It just dawned on me, we’re fast approaching autumn – why didn’t I get the memo? A person should be amply and sufficiently warned of such things. Anyway, since I didn’t get any diving in this summer, I suppose today’s “Spectickles” Cartoon A Day will have to suffice, only I don’t want to be this… More “Spectickles” Maritime Cartoon – That Sinking Feeling
About two years ago, my family and I bought a new house and started the tedious job of packing everything we own. As is sometimes the case, there were things that were packed in haste, just to get the job done. One of the items that was handled in this way was the very first… More A Bite From the Apple of Awesomeness – A Bit of Personal Cartoon History Found
Here’s an instance of knowing what to do, but not consistently doing it. Since having “Spectickles” syndicated recently with Ink Bottle Syndicate, and having picked up a number of large circulation newspapers, my schedule has necessarily changed radically. In the past, I could write and draw my cartoons at a relatively leisure pace for the… More Time Management in Cartooning and Illustration
Today my son Billy, my first born, graduates from high school. He’s brought me so much joy and his smile has brightened so many of my days, I lack the eloquence to describe how thankful I am he came into my life. I love you my lad, and I look forward to standing beside you… More On A Personal Note…
I sometimes get asked for advice from aspiring cartoonists. As someone who has a passion for the art, history, process, writing – all aspects of cartooning, I’m happy to offer whatever guidance I can. Recently, I was approached by a young lady who told me she wanted to be a cartoonist. She had brought a… More Becoming A Cartoonist/Illustrator – Starting The Journey
Thank you all for participating and letting me know which of the cartoons you thought worthy of making the cover of the first “Spectickles” cartoon collection book. Your feedback was very much appreciated. The results were interesting. I found that the vast majority selected either image number 1 or image number 2 (you can see… More “Spectickles” Book Cover Update
Life is full of twists and turns. In my last blog post, I wrote about how I went around syndication and instead pursued licensing. Not having the benefit of a national or international audience as you would with syndication or having some other means of mass audience building, the numbers weren’t what they could have… More “Spectickles” Is Now Syndicated!