In Memoriam: Bruno “Pete” Peters

In July a great man departed this mortal time and space, and left the company of devoted family and friends. He passed on just eight weeks short of his one-hundred-first birthday. I considered him a dear friend, and during the all-too-brief time I knew him he allowed...

“Father and Children” Watercolor Process Video

Now, more than ever, we need examples and models of sensitive, nurturing good men to contradict the culture of patriarchy. I created a watercolor painting to celebrate kind and aware fathers, and the children they help raise as the hope of our civilization. This...

2018: Looking Forward, With An Eye In the Rearview Mirror

Maybe Not So Crazy Black ink on paper. 5″ x 5″ (12.7 cm x 12.7 cm) For me, 2017 was a mixed bag of lows and highs indeed. I’m grateful that on balance the highs prevail. My practice as a “culturally subversive artist” was a significant factor in the highs....

Comic Art: Not Just For Your Kids Anymore

Over the past year, besides going back to reading the classics of comic art or discovering new ones, I’ve been doing research on all aspects of how comic art is actually made. I’ve been exploring what it might take to parlay my fictional writing (and true...

Upcoming Blog Posts To Provoke Your Interest and Your Ire

Here’s a teaser list of upcoming blog posts, not necessarily in any particular hierarchy or proposed order that I write and post them. Some of them are already up, so please check them out: All Children Are Born Creatives. (So, Why Are Adults So Dull?) How I Learned...