i just remembered this book!
Many of you requested that I put my lecture notes from Monday’s talk online, so here they are (just click the “Read More” link below this paragraph — it’s a mother of a post and I didn’t want to clog up everyone’s dashboards).
I mention Jonathan Lethem’s wonderful essay on creative appropriation — The Ecstasy of Influence — down in the “Suggested Reading” section, but reading through this outline really makes me want to reiterate just how many of these ideas I have lifted or regurgitated from other creators. I’ve given credit wherever I know how to, but know that this stuff gets said a great deal because deep down we all know it.
The information is simple. It’s doing The Work that’s hard.
I challenge you all to make something tomorrow. Something small. Start as small as you can. But make something.
We who are likewise about to make things salute you.
Hark! A Vagrant:: MORE THAN YOU EVER WANTED TO READ ABOUT WHAT I THINK OF ART SCHOOL -
The quick and dirty is a somewhat unsatisfying answer: IT DEPENDS.
For your specific case, if you know in your heart you wanna do comics, conduct some research on what you’d specifically want out of school, and if any school provides that. If you aren’t certain any…
GIRLS GET BUSY IS NOW 2 YEARS OLD AND SO TO CELEBRATE, THE WHOLE ZINE COLLECTION IS UP FOR GRABS!
This includes GGB issues 2-14 and We Heart Lisa Simpson. All you need to do is follow the tumblr and reblog this post. A winner will be picked at random on January 7th 2013.
(Source: grottu, via nerdcore)
getting back to america wasn’t too shocking, but my god, southern accents. my family’s are of course my favorites and i spend dinner trying to remember sounds i like: oirl spoirled. “honey, your grandmother…” lots of “weelllll” “now i always say”, etc. etc.