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Feb 01, 2014
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thenearsightedmonkey:

Dearest Students,

This is my own composition notebook homework assignment in progress. Professor Chewbacca reflects on the crayon experience. I’ve inked it and now I’m coloring it in

I like to figure out problems in my composition notebook using drawing and slow writing and non-photo blue pencil to help me with certain problems that defy being approached head on. I’ve found there is something to moving ones hand in a certain way — like a coloring way— while filling in a space and half thinking and half not-thinking about this something you are trying to figure out that invites possible answers to present themselves..

Sincerely,

Professor Chewbacca

Jan 23, 2014
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Lynda Barry’s course syllabus

I probably get as excited about Lynda’s class starting as her students do. Follow along here.

Nov 08, 2013
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Nothing is worth drawing until you draw it.

Nov 03, 2013
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thenearsightedmonkey:

"Let’s Draw a Car and then Let’s Draw Batman"

A comics essay by Lynda Barry

Illustrations retrieved from materials discarded by participants in Lynda Barry’s writing workshop at The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fall 2013

Filed under: Lynda Barry

Sep 15, 2013
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Aug 01, 2013
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Keep your overhead low

“The key to eternal happiness is low overhead and no debt.”
—Lynda Barry

Anybody who tells people to “do what you love no matter what” should also have to teach a money management course.

Low overhead + “do what you love” = a good life. 

“I deserve nice things” + “do what you love” = a time bomb. 

A good life is not about living within your means, it’s about living below your means…

Read the rest on my blog→

Keep your overhead low

“The key to eternal happiness is low overhead and no debt.”
Lynda Barry

Anybody who tells people to “do what you love no matter what” should also have to teach a money management course.

Low overhead + “do what you love” = a good life.

“I deserve nice things” + “do what you love” = a time bomb.

A good life is not about living within your means, it’s about living below your means…

Read the rest on my blog→

Jul 15, 2013
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thenearsightedmonkey:

What is going down in The Image Lab?

When we watch other people make things, it makes us want to make things, too.

Filed under: show your work

thenearsightedmonkey:

What is going down in The Image Lab?

When we watch other people make things, it makes us want to make things, too.

Filed under: show your work

Jun 27, 2013
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thenearsightedmonkey:

Lynda Barry’s notes for the reading she gave with writer Dan Chaon during the Cleveland State University Imagination Conference on Saturday, June 23, 2013.

thenearsightedmonkey:

Lynda Barry’s notes for the reading she gave with writer Dan Chaon during the Cleveland State University Imagination Conference on Saturday, June 23, 2013.

Jun 15, 2013
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Ms. Lynda Barry is teaching two new classes next semester, and so, there are two new Tumblrs to follow: makingcomics2013 and imagelab2013.

May 31, 2013
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When you start to think of the arts as not this thing that is going to get you somewhere in terms of becoming an artist or becoming famous or whatever it is that people do, but rather a way of making being in the world not just bearable, but fascinating, then it starts to get interesting again.
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