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Feb 01, 2014
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..
Jan 23, 2014
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
Nothing is worth drawing until you draw it.
Nov 03, 2013
"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
Aug 01, 2013
Keep your overhead low
“The key to eternal happiness is low overhead and no debt.”
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…
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Jul 15, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
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
May 31, 2013
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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