Comics Coast To Coast #191 – The Mini Sized Show

Join Brian, Joel and Matt on this mini size episode of CC2C for an update to a few of our favorite comic related Kickstarter projects.

stripped

http://www.strippedfilm.com/

(src: http://www.strippedfilm.com/about/) STRIPPED is a love-letter to comic strips. It brings together the world’s best cartoonists to talk about the art form they love, and what happens to it as newspapers die. Over 90 interviews were conducted, including the first-ever audio interview withBill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes), as well as Jim Davis (Garfield), Cathy Guisewite(Cathy), Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey), Mike & Jerry (Penny Arcade), Matt Inman (The Oatmeal), Jeff Keane (The Family Circus), Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics), Lynn Johnston (FBOFW), Zach Weiner (SMBC), Scott Kurtz (PvP), Scott McCloud(Understanding Comics), Richard Thompson (Cul de Sac), Jeph Jacques(Questionable Content), Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine), Bill Amend (Foxtrot), Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant) and more. STRIPPED sits down with these creators to talk about how cartooning works, why it’s so loved, and how they’re navigating this dicey period between print and digital options…when neither path works perfectly.

Even more than comics, this movie’s about pursuing art in an age when the business of art is changing constantly.

 

http://animationdock.com/

(src: http://animationdock.com/#the-low-down)

What is it?

Simply put, the Animation Dock is an animation desk for tablets. See, back when people did traditional animation on paper, they had these really spiffy, classically-designed desks with a rotating disc in the center. This allowed animators to rotate the paper as they drew, always ensuring they could get the best angle while pumping out beautiful animations. The animation dock recreates that experience– except instead of paper, we’re doing it with the iPad.

We want to remind everyone that the simple act of drawing is the only skill you truly need to bring stories to life