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  • Comic Book Hero

    Have you read any good French or Belgian comics lately? Me neither, but — believe it or not — those countries have a long tradition in comics and comic books, the bandes dessinées tradition. And today’s post features an artist who became famous drawing those comics. To paraphrase Wikipedia: Jean Henri Gaston Giraud (8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012) was a French artist, cartoonist, and writer. He worked primarily in what is known as the Franco-Belgian bandes dessinées tradition and gained worldwide […]

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  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

    Thanks to artist Dutch Dolan for letting us use his great drawing. If you’d like to see more of his work, visit www.facebook.com/DUTCHIVERSE.

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  • Daniel in the Lions’ Den or Politicians Are Human

    Daniel in the Lions’ Den or Politicians Are Human

    SNOW! We had quite a lot of it today, and that means that here in West Boondocky, we lost power.  And that means: no computer. However, the lights came back on in time for me to do today’s post, which is on Gerald Scarfe, who, in this video, is celebrating 60 years of  illustrating, animating, and doing just about anything to do with drawing. The first video is a short interview with Scarfe about his career. He is probably best […]

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  • Best Drawing Videos’ 200th Post: Well, It’s a Big Deal for Me

    Best Drawing Videos’ 200th Post: Well, It’s a Big Deal for Me

    This is the 200th post for Best Drawing Videos! Naturally, I wanted to do something special to celebrate, so . . .  All week, I will be posting videos with a celebration theme. Today’s celebration video is Google’s ode to modern dance pioneer Martha Graham on her 117th birthday.     This, as you probably guessed, is considered an “animated doodle.”  (It is Doodle Monday, after all. ) It was designed by Ryan Woodward, and I think it’s one of […]

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