Drawing Tips From Carson Van Osten

I’ve posted some of former Disney artist Carson Van Osten’s drawing tips before, but now there’s more of them up at Temple of the Seven Camels. Oh, and you’ll find some tips from Wally Wood and Alex Toth too.

Carson Van Osten

Detail from a Carson Van Osten handout.

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Indie Game: The Movie

Indie Game: The Movie, a documentary on “[…] the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, who sacrifice money, health and sanity to realize their lifelong dreams of sharing their visions with the world”, was released last year. (Somehow I missed it.) Looks interesting:

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When We Went Mad! A Documentary of Ecch-ic Proportions!

A new documentary on Mad (the magazine) is in the works. It’ll feature interviews with Sergio Aragones, Jack Davis, Al Jaffee, Mort Drucker and more. Check out the project’s Kickstarter page!

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Cartoonists’ Desks

David Wasting Paper posted a nice gallery of some well-known (and some less known) cartoonists’ desks. Check it out!

Charles Schulz

The desk of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz.

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Happy 80th Birthday, Quentin Blake!

Quentin Blake

Drawing by Quentin Saxby Blake. Blake is perhaps best known for his illustration of books written by Roald Dahl. Click the image to visit his homepage.

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Christmas Gif(t)s

Why not give a christmas gif(t) this year? Christmas gifs is a “[…] festive showcase of  animated gifs created by an international group of illustrators, animators and directors”.

Christmas gifts

By Alasdair & Jock.

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Santa Needs Comics!

The Center for Cartoon Studies urges kids to send Santa… comics! They’ve got some of the comics up on their homepage.

Santa Comics

By Karah.

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Drawings of Roland Barthes

The Bibliothèque nationale de France has posted a video of French literary theorist Roland Barthes‘ drawings. Found via A Piece of Monologue.

Drawings of Roland Barthtes

Drawing by Roland Barthes.

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Sites You Should Visit: Lilli Carré’s Moving Pictures

Lilli Carré, whose Fantagraphics collection of short stories is out now, has a tumblr chock-full of neat animations. Found via Drawn.

Lilli Carré

“Heads or tails” by Lilli Carré.

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Sites You Should Visit: Roman Muradov

Check out Roman Muradov’s homepage and blog for some amazing illustrations.

Roman Muradov

New York Times illustration by Roman Muradov.

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