Trouble on Marz Mark Fisher June 16Traveling Fool (continued) Peter Kuper June 11 For some reason this year has been an overload of invitations to various comic related events around the world.The highlight has been having the opportunity to draw in my sketchbook when... George Orwell's Animal Farm Bill Mayer June 5 Toward the end of last year I had a great opportunity to work on one of my favorite books, George Orwell’s Animal Farm, for Easton Press. I have to admit, I hadn’t read it… I... V&A Win A.Richard Allen June 5 I won the V&A prize on 16 May- scooping the best Editorial category and the overall winner- the Moira Gemmill Award for Illustrator of the Year 2017. The trophy- bookends inscribed with the... Bridges Douglas Fraser May 30 I returned to the subject of a bridge recently. It was again on highway #3, the Crowsnest Pass through southern British Columbia. The orange of the structure is what drew me in, as did the... ? Mark Fisher May 28 A Re-Imagined World Chris Spollen May 18 “The Voxter” Originally designed for RCA in 1964 “The Voxter” was an analog voice stabilizer and a possible remote broadcast location hub (for live action remote news and sports... NY Times article about comic Michael Sloan May 17 A GREAT ARTICLE in the New York Times by our editor Bruce Headlam about the genesis of Welcome to the New World. This comic strip by Jake Halpern and Michael Sloan documents the lives of a... TOONSEUM FUNDRAISER Stephen Kroninger May 10 Upcoming Zen of Nimbus Exhibit Michael Sloan April 27 Please come to my Zen of Nimbus exhibit at the Mitchell Library branch of the New Haven Free Public Library, from Monday, May 8 - Friday, June 30. There will be an opening on Monday, May 8 at 6... Hong Kong Mid-Levels mag. Michael Sloan April 24 My Hong Kong sketchbook work is currently featured in Hong Kong's Mid-Levels magazine. Sketches 2 Walter Vasconcelos April 21 V&A 2017 Awards shorlist A.Richard Allen April 21 The V&A Museum have just announced their shortlist for the 2017 Illustration Award; I am in the running in the Editorial category for my Trump Tsunami image. I get to hear if I won at a glitzy... Sill Listening Chris Spollen April 12 Remember to Stop, Look and Always Listen They say that over time one finds his or her own spiritual calling or voice, but one must be very quite in order to hear that calling. The voices are... Petworth House painting exhibition March 25- May 21 2017 A.Richard Allen April 8 Since Drawger is an illustration blog, I am hoping to post some more about illustration soon. In the meantime here’s a coda to my Landscape Artist of the Year 2016 win - my first solo... How I became a type designer. Daniel Pelavin April 1 Decades ago, I sat in the chilly offices of International Typeface Corporation and, in the glow of a space heater, listened to Director of Typeface Development, Ilene Strizver suggest that I could... BENT Mark Fisher March 29 This April while you're out in the Hamptons opening up your summer home take a break and visit The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton to see the BENT show. Charles Waller, David... Welcome to the New World Michael Sloan March 27 I’m currently working with the author Jake Halpern on Welcome to the New World, a graphic narrative that documents the lives of a Syrian refugee family who have recently arrived in the... Sketches Walter Vasconcelos March 26 Hi guys, it's been a year, wow! Back with some sketchs I've been doing lately. Now I'm also with an Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/waltervasconcelos01/ The Bigly Rolling Stone Cover Victor Juhasz March 24 The last time I did a cover for Rolling Stone (which also happened to be the first time) was towards the end of 2008, after the November elections that saw the end of the dismal George... Radio Flyer's 100th Anniversary Kid's Travel Agency Bill Mayer March 22 Radio Flyer's 100th Anniversary "Kid's Travel Agency" Posters. Radio Flyer is hosting the first ever kids travel agency to celebrate 100 years of inspiring imaginative play... Half Price Books 2017 Calendar John S. Dykes March 17 Here is a calendar project for Half Price Books - cover and a few select months. It was a fun assignment to work on and received a Print magazine Typography & Hand Lettering award. On the Wing Rob Dunlavey March 17 Details from a few recent doodles: The addition of birds is my bulwark against the indeterminancy of abstraction. I hope that clears things up. Deadline tomorrow afternoon? No problem. Daniel Pelavin March 14 During the past few months, I've illustrated a weekly piece for the NY Times Real Estate section. It's a Q and A about the trials of apartment living, with reponses from real estate and... Streaming and Steaming! Chris Spollen March 10 Winter Fishing Gears instead of fins and just a little shape shifting to create a bit of some frozen fantasy ice fish. Fun on the frozen beach and the shop remains on full burner as winter slowly... NYC Watercolor Exhibition MAR 8 Marcellus Hall March 3 Mark your calendars. Wednesday March 8, 2017 will be the opening of my "Street Fashion" watercolors exhibit at Max Fish (120 Orchard St NYC, 6-8pm). This series of... Blue Blaster Mark Fisher March 2 Because I never had enough toys as a child or I never grew up or perhaps both could be the reason I am fixed upon making Ray guns. I have been constructing them for about 25 years. None of them... The Prodigal Son Returns- Part 2- On the Bataan with the 24MEU Victor Juhasz February 22 Fast forward a couple years. Colonel Streeter has maintained contact with us even as his assignments and responsibilities have changed. He’s still intent on adding artwork to the... The Prodigal Son Returns- In the Company of Marines- Part 1 Victor Juhasz February 22 Preamble- When I first became a member of Drawger it seemed every illustration assignment created another opportunity to write about process and maybe even throw in some personal... How To Build an Autocracy, The Atlantic (March 2017) Jeffrey Smith February 19 The Warm-up Drawings (To see more drawings, please find previous post, The Atlantic, Warm-Up Drawings, on Drawger.