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TeachingArtist-01-DETAIL-w=800-www_MarekBennett_com “Teaching Artist” Mini - Here's a mini-comic I drew in preparation for a recent panel discussion ("Getting Gigs & Making Work") at Plymouth State University...
2015-CommonCore-AnchorStandards+DeadDog-www_MarekBennett_com Common Core + Comics: How Doodling a Dead Dog Ballot Selfie Taught Me Everything I Need to Know About Writing - Here's a look at how the COMMON CORE Anchor Standards factor into a recent comics feature:
SHAY-Healing-From-Trauma-DETAIL-www_MarekBennett_com “Healing from Trauma” - A powerful quote from Jonathan Shay's ACHILLES IN VIETNAM:
AC-EndOfWorld-03-RGB-DETAILb Happy New Year 2015 - Here's a hopeful card for you from COMICS WORKSHOP...
Escher-ApproachesToInfinity-13-DETAIL-(c)2014-www_MarekBennett_com Escher’s “Approaches to Infinity”: There Must Be Stars - I take this passage in Escher's essay to be particularly appropriate for comics creators:
Escher-Courtyard_DETAIL2-(c)2014-www_MarekBennett_com Museum Courtyard: Above & Below - It looks like we’ve learned our lesson from the last time we played on a three-dimensional staircase ...
Bakhtin-COMMUNION-02-DETAIL-WWW_MarekBennett_COM Bakhtin: “Deepest Communion” - Drawn from a quote in the introduction to D. Soyini Madison's "Critical Ethnography"...
Escher-ApproachesToInfinity-04-DETAIL-www_MarekBennett_com Escher’s “Approaches to Infinity” Part 2: Music & Eternity - "to approach eternity by means of sounds"...?
Mini-01-w=600-www_MarekBennett_com Build Your Own 8-page Mini - So you've drawn your 8-page comic (including covers & inside pages)... Now let's PUBLISH it!
Escher-WatchYourStep-RGB-DETAIL-(c)2014-www_MarekBennett_com Watch Your Step - Three-point perspective staircase distortion, drawn at Currier Art Museum ...
LessonPlan-00-Cover-02-www_MarekBennett_com How to Draw Up a Lesson Plan - Mini-comic drawn to accompany a CCS Applied Cartooning seminar on teaching comics:
EscherExhibit-03-DETAIL-(c)2014-www_MarekBennett_com Escher Exhibit - Journal comic inspired by a recent visit to the Currier Museum's mind-bending exposition...
141006-WalkingMeditation-02-TrafficCircle-WWW_MarekBennett_COM Walking Meditation with Beverly Naidus - Drawn at a workshop at Plymouth State University's Karl Drerup Gallery.
Staircase-Yin+Yang-GRAY-DETAIL-www_MarekBennett_com Staircase Encounter - (Drawn for "M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion" at The Currier Museum.)
001_Manifesto “Applied Cartooning Manifesto” from CCS - Here's a mini comic I drew with James Sturm this Summer ...
ps-218-00 Resource: “Preventive Maintenance Monthly” @ VCU - "Will Eisner was already famous for his work on The Spirit when he was drafted for duty during World War II. While in the service, Eisner put his artistic talents to work in army publications, creating a character named Joe Dope ..."