The history of illustration was once a topic rarely discussed in critical and academic circles. But today, that's finally changing.
Comic book icon Trina Robbins has launched a Kickstarter to fund her pet passion project called Dope.
Adobe’s pen tool is one of the most challenging and brilliant tools for mastering digital illustrations. It oftentimes requires patience during the several revisions to polish a design to your vision. However, it’s well-worth the time, even if it’s frustrating. Using the pen tool is, personally, not one of my strong suits. I’ve been...
Steven Brower offers up a sampling of historical political cartoons from the U.S. that seem familiar in the current election.
JT Steiny’s caricatures—especially with their liberal use of nudity, sex, and scatology—are meant to upset, provoke and even outrage.
Michael Dooley showcases work by "wonder women"—that is, female comic writers and artists—from this year's San Diego Comic Con.
Yellow book covers are huge again, say the pundits. Why and how - and where's a color fan to locate the sunniest designs out there? Here's your guide.
Student designer Michelle Cahill offers insights and predictions on the present and future of illustration.
Dooley digs into the ways Midcentury California artists exploited and drew influence from comics like Flash Gordon with adventurous vitality.
In memory of the late Darwyn Cooke, Michael Dooley gathers tributes and remembrances by a dozen or so of his associates, friends and admirers from the graphic arts.