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by cornpone42
Sat Dec 30, 2006 12:39 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: What are good things to paint on small canvases?
Replies: 7
Views: 6063

isn't that just slightly bigger than your typical photo? yeesh... um... well I'd either paint a fragment of a larger piece you're proud of or can cut out, or maybe something you're mother's already familiar with. It's hard to do art for parents, mine no longer want to read my stuff because "they don...
by cornpone42
Sat Dec 30, 2006 12:33 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Animation/Comic Book Suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 2610

I mean, if you're looking for a good read, check out Chris Ware's "Jimmy Corrigan" or Michael Chabon's "The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay". There's a ton of stuff out there worth reading. I'm saving for Jeff Smith's collected "Bone" as well. I think it was almost picked up by Disney, but they want...
by cornpone42
Wed Dec 27, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Storytellers thread - Truth
Replies: 9
Views: 4998

^^Thanks!

^Including Stephen King. He may be the biggest liar of them all.

:shock:
by cornpone42
Tue Dec 26, 2006 8:19 pm
Forum: Recommendations - Music
Topic: Melody Gardot
Replies: 0
Views: 6387

Melody Gardot

particularly "Goodnite". You can check it out in the recent issue of "Paste" if it's still on the newsstand. A good magazine to read if you like low-key interesting stuff.
by cornpone42
Tue Dec 26, 2006 8:11 pm
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: How is the graphic form expanding?
Replies: 0
Views: 1603

How is the graphic form expanding?

Ok, so obviously this is a time of bursting growth for the graphic novel and comic book form, with everything from Marvel's "Ultimate" series relaunch, movies, to the recent releases of the graphic portion of the "Best American" series. So, for me, this is a time to take advantage of the form and se...
by cornpone42
Tue Dec 26, 2006 8:04 pm
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Storytellers thread - Truth
Replies: 9
Views: 4998

Hm... this is a big question... I think this is a big question, since we're talking about one of The Intangibles. In terms of the graphic novel/comic I think there are two great contemporary examples to look at, both equally "true" yet appealing in entirely different ways: Bechdel's "Fun Home" is a ...