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Drawing from Instinct


Stephan Martiniere

When I went to conventions and comic shows as a teenager in France, each artists almost always did a unique drawings for their fans in the front cover of their books. As a teenager wanting to be a professional comic book artist, I would go and watch artists do drawing after drawing throughout the day with ease. I was mesmerized by how quickly and efficiently they could come up with a little sketch without any…

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JOY and PLAY at WORK


Greg Ruth

March 22, 2019 - This is one of those articles about living and working as an artist that both seems simultaneously obvious but also one we forget the most and is at the end of all things, one of the most essential and important parts of living the art life: Joy. It's a simple word, goofy overused and under utilized... for the bitter minded curmudgeons like me even something to scoff at as childish and naive. The experience of joy is not a natural event and it's not usually a shared one. it has to start personally and spread through contact, and it has to be generated as a response to something that births and grows it. joy can come unbidden, but it usually needs to be courted and invited in. Without it our studio is an Orwellian gulag,…

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