Author Archives: girlsmakingcomics

The Opening!

Hosted at Altered Esthetics again, the opening was a smashing success! The girls hung their work on the gallery walls, talked through their pages, snacked, drew, talked, and cheered every time there was a new kickstarter pledge!  Stay tuned for … Continue reading

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The Kickstarter is up!

Read all about it here, spread the word and fund the book if you can!

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Comic Cover Mock-Up

Without and with my rough draft for the environment painting.  Check out my students’ work!  It’s so awesome that I can’t even begin to tell you people, just wait until you see their pages!

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The Workshop Was Awesome!

My students are cooler than 99.9% of people on the planet. Most of them gave up their spring break to work hard and draw comics. Don’t feel bad, they’re cooler than I am as well.

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Art Supplies for the Workshop

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New Header: Jackie Ormes

Jackie Ormes was the first woman African-American cartoonist! Our new header shows a photograph of Jackie in her studio and panels from her 1937-38 Courier comic strip, Torchy Brown in “Dixie to Harlem” which starred the smart and glamorous Torchy Brown, a … Continue reading

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The beginning.

Our first header was from the Smithsonian Public Commons: Aline H. Rhonie, American painter, 1909-1963, at work on aviation mural at Roosevelt Field, Garden City, New York Aline H Rhonie was known as a flying artist for her work encouraging … Continue reading

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