Eisner Award-winning artist Steve Lieber joins Comic-Con's Toucan blog with his first post: "Why I Love Comics."
Steve Lieber studied art at the Joe Kubert School. His comics and illustration have been published by DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Image, Dupuis, Scholastic, and many other publishers, but he's best known for his work on Whiteout, a graphic novel adapted by Warner Brothers as a feature starring Kate Beckinsale. His current project is The Fix, a crime comedy at Image Comics. His various projects have received ten Eisner Award nominations, and he won the Eisner for Best Limited Series for Whiteout Volume 2: Melt. Steve's a founding member of Helioscope, the largest studio of comic book artists in North America. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, the novelist Sara Ryan. For more info, visit stevelieber.com
Artist Steve Lieber advocates bringing back mentorship for new artists in the comics world in his latest Dilettante column.
Artist and Toucan blogger Steve Lieber offers some candid tips about getting your portfolio ready to show at conventions, including WonderCon Anaheim, March 29-31 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Artist Steve Lieber explains how to use photo reference to improve and energize your work.
Artist Steve Lieber talks about how writers can better deal with their artist collaborators, including debunking the old myth: "Comics have an unlimited budget."
Steve Lieber talks about that most wonderful time of the year . . . comic convention season!
Steve Lieber returns with sound advice on the ettiquette involved in visiting Artists' Alley or any convention.
Artist Steve Lieber offers tips on how comic artists should approach and read each new script that they get.
Steve Lieber talks about forming an artists' studio and the advantages of working together.
Steve Lieber returns with some advice on how to develop your own style as an artist.
Steve Lieber uses one of his favorite holiday stories to reveal a not-so-hidden lesson in storytelling.
Steve Lieber starts the New Year with a post on how to give a good critique to an artist.
Artist Steve Lieber talks about how to tell stories that feel like the way they were told is the only way they could be told.
Artist Steve Lieber examines a Spirit strip by Will Eisner, and reverse-engineers the master artist's storytelling choices.
Steve Lieber returns with great advice to any artist setting up at any convention ... it's that time of year again!
Steve Lieber offers some solid advice for artists on how to recognize your mistakes and deal with them.
Steve Lieber's last Toucan post generated a lot of feedback from his fellow comics creators. Here's some more great advice for creative people on how to avoid career and business mistakes.
Steve Lieber explores how a pitch or a script can influence an artist to collaborate with a writer.
You've drawn the book, but the work isn't done. Steve Lieber talks about how you can successfully promote your work online and at conventions.
Artist Steve Lieber returns with advice to artists on how to liven up a "dead" comics page.
For many artists and writers, starting a new project can be the most exciting--and daunting--experience of comics creation. Steve Lieber offers some tips on what to consider when undertaking a new comics series.
Steve Lieber talks about the artists who have most influenced his own work as a comics artist in this month's edition of Dilettante.
Steve Lieber offers advice on an important part of the journey of any artist's career: mentoring.
Steve Lieber lists his New Year's resolutions as an artist ... and it's all stuff YOU can do, too!
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