Last month I had the good fortune to return to The Animation Workshop in Denmark to teach a week-long course in their Graphic Storytelling department. You might remember the talk I gave two years ago, The View from Aloft, where I distilled my foundational philosophy about social media, online communities, and gratitude economies. This presentation … Continue reading How to Kick Ass at Kickstarter (Video)
Hello everybody, I've got an amazing opportunity to exhibit at the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting here in Portland this week (AKA the most impressive gathering of marine science folks in the country) and I wanted to invite you all to come along. I'll be displaying original pages from (and giving away copies of) Mappin' the Floor, the … Continue reading Ocean Sciences Meeting ’18
It’s time for another installment of my favorite comics holiday: Hourly Comic Day! Every year on February 1st, creators around the world draw a panel (or panels) for every hour they’re awake. This is my eighth year participating, and I love it more and more each time around. It’s a great opportunity to reflect on where I’m … Continue reading Something Huge (Hourly Comic Day 2018)
I've been thinking a lot about bodies and strength and power and how we look vs. how we feel and what it means to love yourself, so I distilled all that thinking into a little autobio comic. It's been a slow, fascinating journey to where I'm at now, and I'm far from finished. It's just … Continue reading To Feel Strong
Hi readers! This blog has been relegated to acting as an occasional announcement board for the last few years as I've focused my attention on other platforms, but I have some educational tidbits I'd love to share somewhere more permanent. So let's try something new! I've assembled this not-so-brief essay introduction to a couple common … Continue reading Distro for Dummies
Greetings, friends! I've got a new comic in the world! There's a lot of talk about Wonder Woman in the world right now, thanks to the new film about her opening this weekend, but who is she really? You can head over to The Nib today to read all about her history as a feminist icon, patriotic … Continue reading New Comic: Who IS Wonder Woman, Anyway?
It's that time of year, friends! I'm dusting off my tally sheets and readying my show banner for the first major convention of 2017: Emerald City Comic Con! A couple important notes: My table location has changed this year. If you're used to finding Periscope Studio (now Helioscope) in a block by the men's restrooms … Continue reading Emerald City 2017 Here We Go