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Cartooning Update

It’s been a challenging start to the New Year, with a series of events, both in and outside of cartooning, that have kept me insanely busy. While some opportunities fizzled out into nothingness, others have appeared seemingly from nowhere, and … Continue reading

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Back To Cartoon Work

It’s been a grueling couple of weeks, working sixteen to eighteen hours every day, then working on my cartoons for the upcoming Mead calendars. I’m not going to complain though – serving in the United States Navy has been the … Continue reading

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Humorous Illustration

In addition to the cartoon work I do, when time permits, I create humorous illustration – a bit more time consuming but equally rewarding. I have the good fortune to be represented by Alexander Pollard illustration agency, and I’m increasing … Continue reading

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The Cartooning Life

I suspect most of my fellow scribblers face the same issues I do – finding that ever-elusive balance between family, outside responsibilities, and the profession of cartooning. As with most creative endeavors, and this is just my opinion, you work … Continue reading

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Cartooning In Photoshop

I’m always looking for ways to improve as an artist, and have had the good fortune to stumble on this video on Youtube – Patrick LaMontagne is a syndicated Canadian cartoonist and unbelievably talented. Stick around toward the end of … Continue reading

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Exciting News – Funnies Extra!

One of the announcements that I’ve had to refrain from mentioning is a recent project that has been long in the works by Ink Bottle Syndicate. I’ve just signed for their new syndicated newspaper insert, the Funnies Extra, which will … Continue reading

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Great Cartoonists – Chuck Jones

I’ve had the good fortune to find a copy of “Chuck Amuck”, the life story of legendary cartoonist and animator Chuck Jones, and have been fascinated with every page. For those unfamiliar with his work, the apex of art and … Continue reading

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Great Cartoonists – Jeff MacNelly

For those who appreciate truly brilliant cartoon art, be sure to check out the work of editorial cartoonist and syndicated comic artist Jeff MacNelly. I stumbled across this article as I was searching for more of his work online. As … Continue reading

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New Life to an Old Cartoon

When I first started into cartooning as a serious pursuit, I’d written a large body of work I call “Pandemonium”. It turns out it’s gaining in popularity once again and may be available as a separate line with UK licensing … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is much anticipated in the Abbott house – it’s a time spent with family and friends that doesn’t suffer from over-commercialization and pre-event stress. And the food ain’t bad either! We’ve got a lot to be thankful for this … Continue reading

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