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Carousel 015: Common Sights

Posted on Aug. 13, 2019

Jesse Hamm returns with a list of one dozen key things that you're going to draw OFTEN.

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Carousel 014: Convention Tips

Posted on Jun. 11, 2019

Whether you're just visiting a major convention like Comic-Con this summer, or plan to present your portfolio in a serious search for work, Jesse Hamm has you covered with ten tips for successful convention-ing!

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Carousel 013: Mapping

Posted on May. 14, 2019

Jesse Hamm talks about Mapping, a way of world-building in your comic pages.

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Carousel 012: Thumbnails

Posted on Apr. 9, 2019

Jesse Hamm talks about the importance of using thumbnails to set the stage in your comic art.

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Carousel 011: Close Read: King Tut's Tomb

Posted on Feb. 12, 2019

Jesse Hamm offers an artist's eye view of the work of one of comics' greats: José Luis García-López!

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Carousel 010: Getting Organized

Posted on Jan. 8, 2019

Artist Jesse Hamm starts the New Year off right with some tips on getting organized ... from flat files to receipt boxes, every artist can use this info!

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Carousel 009: The Context of Fantasy

Posted on Nov. 13, 2018

Jesse Hamm writes about what it takes to make your storytelling more grounded in reality, through props, settings, and details.

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Carousel 008: Common Mistakes

Posted on Oct. 9, 2018

Jesse Hamm offers some solid advice on how to improve your page samples for portfolio review.

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Carousel 007: "Meanwhile, back on the ranch..."

Posted on Sep. 11, 2018

Jesse Hamm explains how to transition between scenes in stories, using examples from some comics masters, such as Alex Toth and Mike Mignola.

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Carousel 006: Judging Criticism

Posted on Aug. 14, 2018

Everybody's a critic these days, especially on the Internet. Jesse Hamm shows us how to separate good criticism from bad.

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Carousel 005: Photo Reference: When To Use It

Posted on Jun. 12, 2018

Jesse Hamm explores the age-old artist's question: when to use photo reference.

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Carousel 004: Learning By Comparison

Posted on May. 8, 2018

Jesse Hamm spotlights a story drawn by two different artists--Dan Adkins and Alex Toth, no less--and contrasts their differing styles and choices.

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Carousel 003: Drawing From Observation

Posted on Apr. 10, 2018

Jesse Hamm writes about drawing from observation ... and how to make that work better for you as an artist.

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Carousel 002: "Dealing" Broken Rules

Posted on Mar. 13, 2018

Jesse Hamm is back for his second installment of Carousel, with some great advice for artists!

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Carousel #001: How to Draw Everything!

Posted on Feb. 13, 2018

Comic-Con welcomes Jesse Hamm, our newest Toucan contributor! Jesse's "Carousel" column will post the second Tuesday of every month and deal with advice and tips for both artists.