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found & lost

finally found a minute to run uptown to see Will Eisner: The Centennial Celebration 1917-2017, an exhibit at the charming upper eastside headquarters of the Society of Illustrators. Will Eisner (1917–2005) was a major innovator and influencer in American comic

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Posted in 30's, 40's, books, cartoonists, comic books, sva

a spirited evening

attended Will Eisner’s The Spirit 75th Anniversary Celebration at the SVA theatre Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and author Jules Feiffer, and former publisher and president of DC Comics, Paul Levitz, discussed the legacy of comic artist and longtime SVA faculty member, Will

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Posted in 40's, 80's, comic books, sva

that’s me

i designed this logo while still in art school

Posted in design, sva

motley crew

Shout-out to cartoonist, illustrator, and SVA instructor Tom Motley. I was unable to attend his lecture “Composition Lessons from Comics Masters” at the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium, but he was nice enough to send me a copy of his

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congratulations, graduates

Did you have a speaker at your graduation? When I graduated SVA I was fortunate to hear Paul Rand, art director and graphic designer. While his early work in page design was the initial source of his reputation, Rand was

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Posted in 50's, 60's, design, sva

april showers

it’s pouring in nyc. No one drew heavy, city, rain like cartoonist Will Eisner. Recognized as a genius in the 40’s, and again in the 80’s, he was one of my instructors at SVA. He inspired us to carry ourselves like professionals from

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Posted in 40's, 80's, cartoonists, nyc, sva