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About Varied / Professional Core Member Joseph Krejci 5thMale/United States Recent Activity
Deviant for 6 Years
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Given by Sloppygee
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Art Book Recommendations

The Art of Animal Drawing by Ken Hultgren

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud

Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form by Scott McCloud

How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way by Stan Lee and John Buscema

Comics and Sequential Art: Principles and Practices by Will Eisner

Expressive Anatomy for Comics and Narrative: Principles and Practices by Will Eisner

Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers by Marcos Mateu-Mestre How to Photoshops CDs by Brian Haberlin
(Not a book but great Step By Step How To)

Cartooning the Head and Figure by Jack Hamm

How to Draw Manga (Various) By Study of Manga Techniques

Cartoon Animation By Preston Blair

The Mad Art of Caricature by Tom Richmand

The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics by Freddie Williams

Force Character Design From Life Drawing by Michael D. Mattesi

The Drawing Bible by Craig Nelson

Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators by Michael D. Mattesi

Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing From Life by George Bridgman

Figure Drawing for All It's Worth by Andrew Loomis (or any Andrew Loomis book)

See any Drew Struzan Book

Walter Foster Beginner's Guide Perspective By Ernest Norling

The Complete Guide to Perspective by John Raynes

Facial Expressions: A Visual Reference for Artists by Mark Simon

Facial Expressions Babies to Teens: A Visual Reference for Artists by Mark Simon

Bill Barry Presents How to Draw Animation Storyboards: A Step by Step Guide
by Bob Singer

How To Make Web Comics -By Brad Guigar, Dave Kellett, Scott Kurtz & Kris Straub
(Real and in-depth info about and by people making money at Web Comics.)

The Webcomics Handbook -By Brad Guigar

***Just Starting to Work on This. Will Add More as Time Permits! These are all book I have read and used and have or would whole heartedly recommend.


DeviantArtist Questionnaire

Journal Entry: Sat Aug 8, 2015, 10:04 AM
  1. I've been on DeviantArt about 7 years now.

  2. My username is short for my Name Joseph Krejci 5th's Artwork. It's a rare combo so I can usually get the same mane on any site.

  3. Describe yourself in three words. Funny, creative, and Joe

  4. Are you left or right handed? Mostly right.

  5. The first deviation i posted were some of the patches I designed for the Air Force. The first new art was a Famous Monsters cover with me the tired artist as the monster. Famous Monsters of Movieland by Joe5art

  6. My favourite type of art is comic and cartoon.

  7. If you could instantly master a different art style, what would it be? Watercolor. I can do some but I could be a lot better.

  8. What was your first favourite? Speed racer by sjsegovia

  9. What type of art do you tend to favourte the most? I'm all over in styles I like.

  10. Who is your all-time favourite deviant artist? ME!

  11. If you could meet anyone on DeviantArt in person, who would it be? Teresa Challender, We met before at a comic show we where both working in the 1990's. It would be great to spend some time with her.

  12. How has a fellow deviant impacted your life? It's nice to have contact with other artist I don't have a lot.

  13. What are your preferred tools to create art? Brush, pen & ink.

  14. What is the most inspirational place for you to create art? The park.

  15. What is your favourite thing on DA? The people.

  • Mood: Humor
  • Listening to: 80's new wave atmospheric
  • Reading: Comics and bills
  • Watching: Whose Line, Big Bang, Disney shorts, and Red Dwarf
  • Playing: With My Kids.
  • Eating: Too much, Need to be healthier
  • Drinking: Too Much Caffeine


Joseph Krejci 5th
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
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By the way... All artwork is copyright Joseph Krejci, all rights reserved.
If you want to use something please ask and give proper credit.

Current Residence: So. Cal. - Yucaipa, CA
Print preference: To be in print and distributed.
Favourite genre of music: Lots of different stuff: 80's, New Wave, Oldies 50's-60's-70's, Rockabilly, Jazz
Favourite style of art: Black & White Comics Cartoon and older style book illustration
Operating System: Mainly Mac, I've used both
MP3 player of choice: Ipod
Favourite cartoon character: Speed Racer, Wile E.
Personal Quote: That's a Whole Lot of Aztecs! - The Tick


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OK true believers, What Elsewhere strips do you like the most? The everyday live stuff or the big adventure comics? Looking at old strips and am amazed at how good they were at doing nothing (But being funny at the same time). 

2 deviants said Keep trying do do a mix of adventure and regular life.
1 deviant said The everyday life stuff
No deviants said Big adventure comics
No deviants said Make it a time period piece. 1980's?
No deviants said Can it and start something new :P


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TallToonist Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015   Traditional Artist
~Hey, just wanted to wish you an AWESOME BIRTHDAY :D :D :D ~Have a GOOOD one...  :)
Joe5art Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks Man.
oilers1972 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014   Traditional Artist
I just saw the Year One archive, and I think it's great.
Joe5art Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Professional General Artist
I'm glad you like it. they are a nice reference with a lot of background info. to go with the 'Newer' series. Soon all the college strip will be at classicelsewhere.thecomicserie…
Shuri-Ruki Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so muth the lama
Tadpole7 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
Thanks for the fave. :D
dogatemyshrooms Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks a lot for the watchification, pal! :lol:
falyn4god Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the watch!!
Rikowski Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Many thanks; your stuff terrific to, found your stuff through someone's favorites. Have a great night.
Mister-Mammoth-Pie Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the watch! It really means a lot to me :dance:
Have a Llama in return!
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