David Chelsea was born in Portland Oregon in 1959. Educated at the School Of Visual Arts, Parsons Institute and The New York Academy of Art, David has been a commercial artist for over thirty years. His work has appeared in hundreds of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Press, Seattle Weekly, Chicago Tribune... more

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Second Thursday: PalmPilot and Kibble Kitchen

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It is the Second Thursday of the month, when I always post comics from my archive on my Patreon page. I had hoped to be able to post some pages from WELCOME TO THE ZONE with revamped art, but I am lagging a bit on the schedule, so that will have to wait until next month. Instead, I am posting more PalmPilot strips from 2004-2005, my first foray into digital comics (and, since these were posted at the time on the Comics Lifestyle website, I guess they qualify as my first webcomic series). These strips are a bit of a time capsule, including a lot of topical material about the 2004 election:

David Chelsea is watching: Room
starring Brie Larson

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Facebook Posts: A New Crop

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Scrambled egg,
My baby used to cook me scrambled egg,
But now it seems that I’ve come down a peg,
Oh, how I miss her scrambled egg…..

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David Chelsea is watching: Spotlight
Starring Michael Keaton

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First Thursday On Patreon: Fan Art Illustration And The Return of ARE YOU BEING WATCHED?

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Yesterday was the First Thursday Of The Month, when I post fan art drawings on my Patreon page, and it also marked the return of my continuing web comic, ARE YOU BEING WATCHED?

David Chelsea is watching: Frisky Dingo, Season Two

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Portfolio

From caricature and illustration to perspective drawings and storyboards, David has produced a wide range of work... More

Books

David Chelsea has written and illustrated several books, including David Chelsea in Love, Perspective!, Twenty-Four Times Two and Welcome to the Zone... More

Comics

In addition to the graphic novels listed in the book section, David has drawn comics for The Portland Monthly, Bear Deluxe Magazine, Chicago Tribune, New York Press and many other publications... More

David Chelsea on Perspective

A sideline to David's commercial work has been explorations in perspective. His first book on the subject has been widely praised and is assigned in many art courses... More


Modern Love Gallery

See a collection of David's illustrations for the Modern Love column in The New York Times...More


Contact David

Drop David a line about his original artwork for sale, illustration work or other matters - he'll be happy to hear from you...More

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