Monthly Archives for May 2012

An animation contest!

My friend Susan just sent me a link to the 2012 Quickdraw/NFB production scholarship contest. Entry deadline June 15th. Maybe I can create an entry…   It’s hosted by the Quickdraw Animation Society in Calgary… another reason to move out … Continue reading

28. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
Categories: Animation, Cartooning, Desegnado, Drawing, Training | Leave a comment

SKF #1: An introduction to Scaffoldworld and its sidebar

In this series of posts, I describe what’s going on as I create my Scaffoldworld comic. Scaffoldworld originated quite a number of years ago. Originally it was going to be about people living on platforms supported by quite ordinary scaffolding, … Continue reading

11. May 2012 by admin
Categories: Cartooning, Scaffoldworld, Skafalda Mondo | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

SSS #1: The single-sourcing sidebar

This section contains posts I make as I explore the possibilities of single sourcing, especially as it applies to making comics. Single-sourcing, in general, refers to the idea of making your “content” (text, pictures, etc) only once, then marking it … Continue reading

11. May 2012 by admin
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The second day of TCAF

The second and last day of TCAF was on Sunday. I went downtown on the bus and arrived, forgetting that the library opened at 11:00 on Sundays and  I would have to wait.  Many events were in venues nearby, outside … Continue reading

07. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
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Michael Cho’s presentation at TCAF

At TCAF, I went to an excellent presentation by Michael Cho: “The Realities of Being a Comics Professional”, in which he discussed arouse aspects of the working life of a illustrator. Michael spoke of what it’s like to start out; … Continue reading

05. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
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At TCAF

Well, here I am at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. It’s big, it’s crowded, it’s overflowing my brain. I’ve basically cruised around the displays and vendors’ booths, but haven’t come to any conclusions yet. Most of the presentations I want … Continue reading

05. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
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Toronto Comic Arts Festival, here I come!

Saturday 5 May and Sunday 6 May, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival takes place at and around the Reference Library  near Yonge and Bloor in Toronto. I’m taking the early bus in and staying all day…

05. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
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