Category Archives for Cartooning

Spy Car

Two weeks ago, my friend Susan out west sent me a link to an animation contest in Calgary. My original post was short, but excited. I had two weeks to put together a proposal. Because of other things going on, … Continue reading

15. June 2012 by Scott Dawson
Categories: Animation, Cartooning, Desegnado, Drawing, Spy Car, Writing | Leave a comment

Pixar to teach animation seminar in Toronto!

Check this out: http://www.vanarts.com/events/pixar-artists-masterclass-toronto-2012 VanArts is proud to present a Masterclass in Animation & Story Development, featuring instructors Matthew Luhn (Head of Story) and Andrew Gordon (Animator), both from Pixar Animation Studios. This exceptional 2-day event takes place in Toronto, … Continue reading

06. June 2012 by Scott Dawson
Categories: Animation, Cartooning, Drawing, Toronto, Training | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

SKF #2: Scaffoldworld prototypes and tests…

I recently finished putting English words to that four-page introduction to my Scaffoldword comic. Here are two PDFs of the introduction, one in English, and the other in Esperanto: scaffold_world_intro_en_1 scaffold_world_intro_eo_1 These PDFs were created in Adobe Acrobat from individual … Continue reading

01. June 2012 by admin
Categories: Animation, Cartooning, Drawing, Scaffoldworld, Skafalda Mondo | Tags: , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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
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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

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
Categories: Cartooning, Desegnado, Drawing, Toronto | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

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
Categories: Cartooning, Desegnado, Drawing, Toronto | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

My comic is available online!

The comic I did for Shawn Shepheard is available online!  

08. April 2012 by Scott Dawson
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Mom was right: no man can serve two (or more) masters

I went downtown recently and visited The Beguiling, Toronto’s legendary comic shop. Inside it was the same as I remembered: cluttered and filled with shelves groaning with more comics than most countries have–absolutely wonderful, in other words. I could feel … Continue reading

07. April 2012 by Scott Dawson
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So, I have a comic. What about the ebook?

Having just finished a comic, I am now thinking about an ebook. Of course. Quite some time ago, I made a test comic out of the first four pages of my “Scaffoldworld” story. They were done in ink and scanned, … Continue reading

23. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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