Posts Tagged ‘illustration’

Inside the Drawings of a Cartoonist for the CIA

A local 69-year-old illustrator has painted war scenes for the Navy and drawn political propaganda against Mugabe.

Robin Ha Explains Korean Food in Cartoons

Mouth-watering recipes and dynamic cartoons from an emerging Korean-American artist

Illustrator Brian Biggs on Writer’s Block Remedies, Paying the Bills, and the Future of Publishing

"If books go away in favor of digital formats, will I still be able to find an audience and make a living?"

Illustrator Bob Staake on Dark Humor, New Yorker Covers, and Analog Art in a Digital World

"I don't like the term cartoonist at all, because I just don't think I am one at all."

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With G.E. Gallas

G.E. Gallas is a multimedia creator who is currently raising funds to make her short film Death Is No Bad Friend, about Robert Louis Stevenson. She's also working on two web comics, and has illustrated a new young adult book, Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias. Recovering from emergency gall bladder surgery, [...]

Scrawl Minded: The Year’s Best Local Comics

For many years, cartooning in the District seemed only as exciting as the latest Herblock collection. These days, the DMV illustration scene offers far more diversity than editorial cartoons or newspaper strips, and this year produced worthwhile volumes from surprising people, including a congressman, a millionaire, and an NPR commentator.
March: Book One
By Rep. John Lewis, [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with William L. Brown

William L. Brown is longtime local cartoonist whose work ran in the City Paper in its earliest days, as well as a cluster of other alternative weeklies across the country between 1988 and 1992. The strip, President Bill, followed the adventures of an average local guy who was selected to be president, whether he wanted to [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Trickster Illustrator Michael Auger

Freelance illustrator Michael Auger may be the most local cartoonist we've interviewed so far: He was born in D.C., grew up in Rockville, and lives now in Gaithersburg. Auger illustrated "Waynoabozhoo and the Geese" for the Trickster anthology.
Washington City Paper: What [...]