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ANIMALS:
The Art of Animal Drawing by Ken Hultgren


COMICS:
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

DigitalArttutorials.com How to Photoshops CDs by Brian Haberlin
(Not a book but great Step By Step How To)


CARTOONING:
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


DIGITAL:
The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics by Freddie Williams


DRAWING:
Force Character Design From Life Drawing by Michael D. Mattesi

The Drawing Bible by Craig Nelson


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

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


MOVIE POSTER:
See any Drew Struzan Book


PERSPECTIVE:
Walter Foster Beginner's Guide Perspective By Ernest Norling

The Complete Guide to Perspective by John Raynes


REFERENCE:
Facial Expressions: A Visual Reference for Artists by Mark Simon

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


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


WEB:
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.)

***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.

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Joseph Krejci 5th
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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
Interests

EVENT! Sat. April 5th in Yucaipa, CA!

Journal Entry: Fri Mar 28, 2014, 10:05 AM
They are letting me out of the studio. Hope to see some of you Next Saturday, April 5th at an event for local authors book fair and publishing workshop. I just finish putting together a new Elsewhere Annual and plan to have them to sale along with other book and doing sketches. Should be a Fun time in Yucaipa, CA. Yucaipa Little Theatre, 12135 California St. From 11AM-2PM

  • Mood: Excited
  • Listening to: Chicago and 70's Classic rock
  • Reading: Comics, How We Love and bills
  • Watching: Whose Line, Big Bang, and Red Dwarf
  • Playing: With My Kids when I'm with them.
  • Eating: Being healthier
  • Drinking: Too Much Caffeine

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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). 

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No deviants said Can it and start something new :P

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:iconoilers1972:
oilers1972 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014   Traditional Artist
I just saw the Year One archive, and I think it's great.
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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…
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Shuri-Ruki Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so muth the lama
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Tadpole7 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
Thanks for the fave. :D
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dogatemyshrooms Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks a lot for the watchification, pal! :lol:
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falyn4god Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the watch!!
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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.
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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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Joe5art Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Professional General Artist
You have some great stuff Is your comic on another web comic site? I just switched to Comicfury.com and have been happy with the traffic I've been getting with it.

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Mister-Mammoth-Pie Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry mate, DeviantART is the only website for me :dalove: I was hosting Foggyvale Misfits on Smack Jeeves, but it got too stressful trying to juggle both websites and personal life. I'm really not in it for the exposure at the moment, just want to keep a low profile for a few months or years. That way I can focus more on creating new strips and finding employment, and then worry about the marketing aspect later ;) But I will keep a note of that website for when the time comes to "flaunt my goods" :XD: Comicfury looks very promising traffic-wise.

And thanks, I'm glad you like my comics :)
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