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The Common Thread That Connects Cartoonists At The New Yorker

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts

While the cartoonists at The New Yorker have had a variety of different trajectories, there is a (rather odd) commonality that connects nearly all of ...

'Nuqat' Dots the Art, Culture and Design Landscape

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.28.2015 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

They're funky, they're traditional, they're 30-somethings, they're Nuqat (dots), and they're taking the Arab Gulf's art, culture and design scene by storm from Kuwait.

Josh Funk on the War Between Pancakes & French Toast, SCBWI & Getting Published

David Henry Sterry | Posted 10.11.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

It's called Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast, and it's a ripping barnburner full of outlandish action, heroic and dastardly characters, roller coaster rhymes and some absolutely fabulous illustrations by Brendan Kearney.

A Picture Really Is Worth A Thousand Words: The Illustrations of John Holcroft

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 09.30.2016 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

John Holcroft's work resonated with me immediately. I like art that tries to disturb and disrupt. Holcroft's illustrations would literally reach out a...

Marvel's Greatest Superheroes Recast As Dogs In These Clever Illustrations

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment

Man's best friend is now also man's last, best hope. Twin Cities-based illustrator and art director Josh Lynch reimagined some of Marvel's most belove...

Belgian Comic Strip Center, Not Just a Laughing Matter

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.12.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Fast-forward to the 20th Century when comic strips took on a life of their own, became animated, went from 2D to 3D, discovered marketing, morphed into a mega industry, and started raking in millions of dollars.

Peter Reynolds, Picture Book Master, Talks to The Book Doctors about Books, Kids, Writing, Twins and How to Get Published Successfully

David Henry Sterry | Posted 08.24.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

We met Peter Reynolds at the New England Society for Children Book Writers and Illustrators Conference, when he gave one of the best talks we ever heard.

Why Software As a Service Will Kill Accountability

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 09.29.2013 | Technology
Michael Morgenstern

I just downloaded the trial for Adobe Premiere Pro 7.0, which is available only as part of their Creative Cloud system. As explained by Wired, Creative Cloud isn't really a cloud; it's a fancy way of repackaging subscription-based software.

PHOTOS: Hilarious Essayist On Illustrating His Own Book

Tim Kreider | Posted 08.12.2012 | Books
Tim Kreider

I reassured myself that many great and well-regarded artists, from Updike to Fellini, started out as cartoonists. People like looking at pictures. Dickens's and Twain's work was originally illustrated.

We Will Spend Our Lives Waiting

Julia Pott | Posted 04.13.2012 | Home
Julia Pott

2012-02-13-imagepull.jpgWhen I think back on the awesome times I've had with friends, or even on my own, people watching, I don't remember how difficult it was to travel there, or how cold it was out, I remember the company and the warm fuzzy feeling.

PHOTOS: SKWAK's Grotesque, Adorable Excess

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

Via Beautiful/Decay: If you’ve followed Beautiful/Decay you know that Skwak has collaborated with us dozens of times creating apparel, posters, g...

PHOTOS: One Of America's Greatest Calligraphers Has Died

Posted 01.03.2012 | Books

A former art director at top advertising agency Young & Rubicam, Sam Fink was one of America's great calligraphers and illustrators. Born on May 2...

PHOTOS: ART ECONOMY: 10 Inspiring Interviews Of Working Artists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In this economy, the creative job hunt is even more difficult than in years past. My Modern Met has compiled 10 interviews with artists in an article ...

Maira Kalman at the Contemporary Jewish Museum: A Life as Art

Cherie Louise Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cherie Louise Turner