- Get some cheap dishes and break them when you get upset.
- Learn how to say “NO” and don’t feel guilty about it
- Buy something frivolous for yourself once in awhile, like a new hat.
- Never again do anything you don’t want to do.
Episode excerpt from the BBC Television series Moving Pictures, featuring Wong Kar-wai and cinematographer Christopher Doyle on Chungking Express.
With thanks to LoSceicco1976
You see the world, you end up in jail three or four times, you accumulate experience. And it gives you something to say. If you don’t have anything to say then you shouldn’t be making films. It [has] nothing to do with what lens you’re using. —Christopher Doyle
In The Mood for Doyle — Chris Doyle’s documentary. It is more inspirational than you can imagine — just avoid adopting his drinking habits.
Every professional cartoonists career path is a little bit different, but all would agree that there is a distinct set of skills and disciplines necessary in order to make their aspirations a reality. Join Brett Warnock (Publisher, Top Shelf Comics) and Ryan Alexander-Tanner (artist/writer of To Teach, in-house illustrator for Daves Killer Bread) for a 3-day intensive that examines what it takes to make it in the world of comics. Whether youre interested in self-publishing original narratives or doing collaborative work-for-hire, this intensive will help you build a reliable blueprint for moving forward in your career. Topics include professional networking and representation, digital file preparation for print and the web, dealing with contracts and developing practical applications for your skills as a cartoonist.FEES
Registration closes June 20.
Ryan Alexander-Tanner is a Xeric Award winning cartoonist and illustrator. He was the co-author and illustrator of To Teach: the Journey, in Comics for Columbia Universitys Teachers College Press. Ryan holds a BFA in Intermedia Arts fromPNCA.
Brett Warnock is a native of Portland, Oregon, and has a profound appreciation of storytelling in any medium, particularly comics and film. He received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Oregon. Brett has been publisher and art director of Top Shelf Productions since 1997.
Guest presenters include Matt Bors (Pulitzer-Prize nominated Political Cartoonist), Kelly Sue Deconnick (Captain Marvel, Avengers), Matt Fraction (Iron Man, Casanova), Jöelle Jones (Helheim, Spell Checkers) and Katie Lane (Copyright Lawyer).
Tuition: $250.00 + Dept/Lab Fee: $95.00INSTRUCTOR
Add CE Certificate: + $60.00
Jun 21, 2013 - Jun 23, 2013
10:00 am - 4:30 pm