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Character Creation! Clive Public Library July 8, 2015

On July 8, 2015 I taught a Character Creation class at the Clive Public Library.  We took the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood and designed the hero and the villain. Here are some books featuring different versions of Little Red Riding Hood, from cartoony to realistic.  I also brought some of my favorite comics […]

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Des Moines, get ready to Make Comics!

‪#‎MakeComics‬! I’ll be teaching 5 one hour classes at 2 local libraries in the next week. All are free. I’m hoping to do something a little different in each class…so you may want to attend all of them? Each class is different because I take suggestions from the audience about what to draw. Clive Public […]


Countdown to the West Des Moines Library Comic Con!

On July 13 I will be teaching 3 classes about making comics at the West Des Moines Library Comic Con! Super Heroes Comics at the West Des Moines Public Library July 13 10:30am – 11:30am:  Creating Heroes and Villains 11:30am – 12:30pm: Creating Sidekicks and Secret Lairs 1pm – 2pm: Making a 4 Panel Comic […]


Countdown to the Art of Comics at the Clive Public Library!

In July I will be teaching 2 classes about making comics at the Clive Public Library! Manga Red Riding Hood at the Clive Public Library July 8, 2pm – 3pm:  Creating Characters July 11, 2pm – 3pm: Making a 4 Panel Comic To register for the Clive Public Library classes…  To register, please call or stop […]



My first Illustration for Animation class met yesterday, May 28, 2015. We brainstormed the film we are all going to animate together. I suggested using Little Red Riding Hood…rejected. Instead, each student wrote an idea for a Hero, a Villain, a Sidekick for each, What they are doing, and Where are they. I picked one […]


Easter April 5, 2015

Time for the snowflakes to come down. These paper snowflakes have been up all over our house since…November? Time for Easter decorations. Paper, Crayons and Yarn. The whole family made decorations. Eggs… Polka Dots… Red Teeth… Rainbows… Easter Bunny… Bacon Eared Bunny…with my daughter’s Easter Egg decorated fingernails… Carrots… Flower Petal Egg… Big Smile Bunny… […]