Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics) posted the photo below on Twitter. If you have the “Addams Family” television show firmly ingrained in your brain, it’s in black & white. In color it’s appropriately… weird.
From newyorker.com, November 18, 2015, Liza Donnelly‘s “Live-Drawing the Women of the New York Comedy Festival” — see the piece here
[left: Ms. Donnelly’s drawing of Yamaneika Saunders]
Here’s a review via Animation Scoop of the brand new Cartoons For Victory by Warren Bernard (Executive Director of The Small Press Expo and co-author of Eisner nominated Drawing Power).
This a large format hard cover book, filled with beautifully reproduced art. A good number of New Yorker artists are represented including Charles Addams, Gardner Rea, Gregory d’Alessio, Gluyas Williams, Garrett Price, Helen Hokinson, John M. Price, Louis Jamme, Barbara Shermund, Perry Barlow, and more.
David Sipress discusses his tools of the trade and more on Jane Mattimoe’s A Case For Pencils blog. See it here.
Here’s the origin story for Jane Mattimoe’s increasingly interesting blog on New Yorker cartoonists talking about the tools of their trade.
Carolita Johnson is this week’s subject on Jane Mattimoe’s wonderful blog, A Case For Pencils. Check it out here.
( you’ll find an array of links for Ms. Johnson’s work on the Pencils piece)
Left: a Johnson work-in-progress