Category Archives for Desegnado

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

Minecraft: Above the Sky

A month or so ago, several of my friends’ kids introduced me to Minecraft. Minecraft is a ‘sandbox’ game where the player can build things in a blocky world. There is also a ‘survival’ mode where night and day take … Continue reading

02. June 2012 by Scott Dawson
Categories: Desegnado, Drawing, Minecraft, Story creation | 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
Categories: Animation, Cartooning, Desegnado, Drawing, Training | 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
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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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The comic is done.

And I think the thing this shows more forcefully is that I need to get better at inking! I spent way too much time in Photoshop touching up my scanned images, increasing the contrast, editing out errors, and so on. … Continue reading

20. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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DIS #2: Eyeballs; Acting on Paper

Here’s a scan from a sketchbook page of a few days ago. I amped up the contrast in Photoshop to show the blue lines better; most of them are quite faint. This page has a number of eyeballs. I was … Continue reading

16. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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Books that help me draw #2

I bring to your attention “Comics and Sequential Art” by Will Eisner. This is a brilliant book by a Rembrandt of the field. Will Eisner was active during the 1940s and 1950s, nad much of the work in this book … Continue reading

15. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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Nun mi havas kialon por blogi

Mi havis tiun ĉi softvaron, WordPress, en mia retejo dum iom da tempo. Sed mi ne havis kialon por blogi. Sed nun mi havas tiun ĉi kialon. Mi volas preskribi mian vojaĝon kiel komiksisto… Esperanto-parolanta komiksisto. Mi ankaŭ eble priskribas … Continue reading

12. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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