I completed the final panel of the final page of my most recent 24 Hour Comic at ten in the morning of Sunday, October 2nd, only four hours behind schedule (according to rules laid down by 24 Hour Comic inventor Scott McCloud, this is an acceptable variant- some projects just take longer, and this one involved a prodigious amount of shading). My final count was 23 pages and a cover image- which I consider a page on its own, but your mileage may vary. As promised, the story is titled Nudity I Have Witnessed, and it is a memoir of my years drawing the figure at Hipbone Studio and elsewhere. Continue reading Nudity I Have Witnessed
One of the highlights of my recent trip to Los Angeles was a visit to my friend Steven Abrams. In addition to showing me his office at the Jimmy Kimmel show, Steve let me borrow a bunch more of the decorated envelopes I’ve sent him over the years (Previous blog post with more letters to Steve) to scan for that long-planned collection.
David Chelsea is reading:
Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women
by Rebecca Traister
As a follow-up to the prior post about cadaver drawings, Jeff Burke shares his memories of working as a life model with “Goliath”, the star attraction of Sal Montano’s anatomy classes at the New York Academy Of Art: Continue reading More Memento Mori