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Dilettante 047: Early Kirby Exposures

Posted on May. 9, 2017

Steve Lieber takes a close look at the art of Jack "King" Kirby, including some particular panels Steve was drawn to as a child.

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Dilettante 046: MADness

Posted on Mar. 14, 2017

Steve Lieber discovers a 60-year-old comic book treasure and looks at it from a 2017 perspective.

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Dilettante 045: Your Convention Checklist

Posted on Feb. 14, 2017

Steve Lieber offers a comprehensive checklist of what to do to get ready for a convention appearance ... and when to do it!

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Dilettante 044: Some Good Habits for the New Year

Posted on Jan. 10, 2017

Steve Lieber helps artists start the New Year off right with some great tips on how to start new habits in both your work and personal lives.

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Dilettante 043: Constraints as a Creative Tool

Posted on Nov. 8, 2016

Steve Lieber offers up the idea of using constraints as a creative tool for artists.

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Dilettante 042: Expanding Your Influences

Posted on Oct. 11, 2016

Steve Lieber advises artists to look elsewhere for influences, including photography, dance, prose, theatre, and painting and sculpture.

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Dilettante 041: Don't Do That.

Posted on Sep. 13, 2016

Steve Lieber shares tips for building a better portfolio!

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Dilettante 040: Decorate, Decorate

Posted on Aug. 9, 2016

Steve Lieber talks about bringing decorative qualities into your work to make your pages more beautiful.

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Dilettante 039: A Marathon Not a Sprint

Posted on Jun. 14, 2016

Steve Lieber is back with some sound advice on how artists can keep themselves emotionally invested in their work.

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Dilettante 038: Paying It Forward

Posted on May. 10, 2016

Steve Lieber offers suggestions on how comics creators can help their peers and new talent just starting out in the industry.

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Dilettante 037: Appreciating Jaime Hernandez

Posted on Mar. 8, 2016

Steve Lieber writes about the work of fellow artist Jaime Hernandez, and explains why he's one of the great cartoonists of our time, in this in-depth look at Jaime's latest story in Love & Rockets #8.

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Dilettante 036: Launching a New Creator-owned Series

Posted on Feb. 9, 2016

Steve Lieber uses his own experience to tell writers and artists how to go about launching a new creator-owned series.

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Dilettante 035: Holiday Gift Suggestions for Comics People

Posted on Dec. 8, 2015

Steve Lieber offers some gift tips for the holiday season and the comic artists in your life!

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Dilettante 034: Gratitude

Posted on Nov. 10, 2015

Steve Lieber tells us about the things he's especially thankful for in comics ... after all, tis the season!

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Dilettante 033: Getting It Right

Posted on Oct. 13, 2015

Artist Steve Lieber has advice for artists on how to make thing authentic ... the secret word is RESEARCH!

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Dilettante 032: Revisiting Alison Bechdel's Fun Home

Posted on Sep. 8, 2015

Steve Lieber looks at Alison Bechel's Fun Home, the multi award-winning graphic novel which is now a hit play on Broadway!

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Dilettante 031: More Advice on Writing for an Artist

Posted on Aug. 11, 2015

Artist Steve Lieber offers more advice for writers working with artists!

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Dilettante 030: Comics Convention Memories

Posted on Jun. 9, 2015

As we get ready for Comic-Con 2015, Steve Lieber (and friends) offer up some of their favorite convention memories.

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Dilettante 029: Sustaining Career Momentum

Posted on May. 12, 2015

Steve Lieber offers advice to creators on how to sustain career momentum.

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Dilettante 028: Things I Learned from Benjamin Dewey's "The Tragedy Series"

Posted on Apr. 14, 2015

Steve Lieber returns with a look at the work of another cartoonist whose work he admires: Benjamin Dewey's The Tragedy Series.

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Dilettante 027: Why I Went Digital

Posted on Mar. 10, 2015

Steve Lieber explains the differences and advantages to drawing comics digitally, from his own personal perspective.

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Dilettante 026: The Importance of Sketchbooks

Posted on Feb. 10, 2015

Steve Lieber returns with a few of his friends to talk about the importance of keeping a sketchbook for yourself.

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Dilettante 025: New Year's Resolutions for a Comics Artist

Posted on Jan. 13, 2015

Steve Lieber lists his New Year's resolutions as an artist ... and it's all stuff YOU can do, too!

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Dilettante 024: Tips on Mentoring

Posted on Dec. 9, 2014

Steve Lieber offers advice on an important part of the journey of any artist's career: mentoring.

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Dilettante 023: Influences

Posted on Nov. 11, 2014

Steve Lieber talks about the artists who have most influenced his own work as a comics artist in this month's edition of Dilettante.