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Presented by Continuing Education and CE Illustration and Cartooning

Daredoodling with Tom Motley

Dec 8, 2020; 7:00 - 8:30pm
Illustration of a collection of animated outer space creatures in various colors and shapes placed against a blue background.
Credit: Tom Motley

Join veteran cartooning instructor Tom Motley for a new lesson derived from his three Continuing Education courses: Cartooning Basics, Figure Drawing for Cartoonists, and Thinking in Ink. Motley will demonstrate some key cartooning concepts: curve rhythms, the mighty “swalloop,” and more. We’ll have you draw along and show off your doodles, followed by Q&A. Come play!


Supplies: pencils, pens, an eraser and paper.


Presented SVA’s Division of Continuing Education.


SVACE Course: Cartooning Basics, Figure Drawing for Cartoonists

Study with Tom Motley this spring. Courses begin on January 25, 2021.

Tom Motley is a cartoonist, illustrator and educator. His publications include “Tragic Strip” (a monthly strip in The Brooklyn Rail), “French Revolutions for Beginners,” “The Golden Ass,” “The One Marvelous Thing” and contributions to the indie anthology Cartozia Tales. He teaches cartooning at the School of Visual Arts, plus drawing and illustration at Pratt. In the 1990s, he oversaw the comic-book collective Hector, placing jam strips and experimental comics in zines, underground papers and literary mags in the U.S. and abroad.


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Free and open to the public