Syllabus, by Lynda Barry
I just finished reading Lynda Barry’s book Syllabus (Amazon), which documents the work she did through her creative arts course at University of Wisconsinin the 2010s and packages it up as a kind of self-serve course in comics/art/creative practice. It’s a book with a highly unusual format.
Just keeping your hands in motion
Nothing more than a repost of a quote – whilst I’m on Lynda Barry / thinking with your hands tip: “Sometimes we are so confused and sad that all we can do is glue one thing to another. Use white glue and paper from the trash, glue paper onto paper, glue scraps and bits of…
Lynda Barry on drawing ideas
I just found this interview (via Austin Kleon of course) with Lynda Barry, way back in 2008 on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, with Neal Conan. She is promoting her – then, new – book, What It Is, and talks eloquently on art, play and thinking with your hands. I took some notes… Process over…