Calling his recent New Yorker piece, Little Donald’s Sneeze (After Winsor McCay’s ‘Little Sammy Sneeze’) a “Photoshop fest” Peter Kuper decided to do a sort of take 2 — without Photoshop. Edward Sorel has referred to working this way as direct drawing.
In an email, Mr. Kuper told the Spill:
“I had to check if my McCay drawing chops were intact so I drew this up. My admiration for McCay went up another 1000% as I noted every detail he included, every costume, a full band and on and on. Unbelievable.”
Jane Mattimoe’s Case for Pencils Spotlights Hartley Lin
Jane Mattimoe’s latest Case for Pencils cartoonist is Hartley Lin, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 2018. After reading the Lin Case, why not check out the other cartoonists that’ve shared their tools of their trade. Good stuff!
Avi Steinberg on the ubiquitous sour dough bread. Mr. Steinberg began contributing to The New Yorker in 2012.
…And Yesterday’s: David Ostow, on what is or isn’t significant these days.
Mr. Ostow began contributing to The New Yorker in November of 2018.
From Architecture Boston, April 30, 2020, “To Roam His Dominion” — this piece on Seth’s city. Seth (Gregory Gallant) began contributing to The New Yorker in 2002.
Sara Lautman and Jessica Delfino give us: “How Are You Doing With All Of This?”
Ms. Lautman has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2016. Visit her website here.
…From The New York Post, May 1, 2020, “Cartoonist Roz Chast is locked down in Connecticut with her anxieties” — this piece includes info on this May 8 virtual event.
…Barry Blitt’s latest Kvetchbook has been posted.