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the list of our favorite sites is for now very short
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Right now, we recommend:
They're Art. They're different. They're realistic.
They're from the realm of fantasy.They're technical.They're
painterly. Axel Deus works on all level of photography
and of computer design, often at the very same time!
See for yourself at Axel
Deus' multimedia gallery.
Jijé: There are a lot of astonishing
artists (...and writers) in the field of comics. One
of the most incredible was Jijé. He could simply
do anything. His art has a masterly touch, rarely seen
in commercial arts but which would have its place in
any Fine Arts Museum. Visit The
Walt Kelly could write so funnily,intelligently,
funnily, profoundly and funnily, about any imaginable
topic. Unimaginable topics weren't spared either...
A Walt Disney drop-out too, he could draw like a whole
enlightened atelier of angels.
Check his almost unending saga of Pogo and the Okeefeenokee
Swamp, in German, at Volker Niemeyer's Walt
Kelly's Pogo Sumpfbewohner.
Spirou-Tintin-Forgotten Strips: For
a long time, Belgian artists, writers, editors and publishers
were dominating the field of comics at all levels: Artistically,
commercially and innovation-friendly.
With such a big production, a lot of names and titles
tend to get overlooked. Fortunately, those are not forgotten
and we have even access to a lot of astonishing pictures
thanks to The Museum
of Forgotten Comic Strips
Don't miss their section on the
famed legendary Mini-Récits, an incredible
comics-format, thought up by genius editorYvan Delporte.
Yves Ker Ambrun: More about YKA and
his work in Martin Frenzel's article at http://dafacto.de/artikel/kk/02342/index.html
You can see more art by YKA, too, by visiting http://www.comicspace.com/yka
The Beast in the Woods, YKA's directly painted Middle-Ages comics is generously displayed, in big format, at http://yka.comicgenesis.com
A wonderful site for children. For adults,too. And
for computer freaks also, since it is a great example
of a very creative use of Macromedia Flash. Don't miss
Leo's Great Day (in
Graphic Supplies for Comics in Germany / Grafikbedarf
für Comics in Deutschland
A rare opportunity in Germany: The Farbton shop, in
Frankfurt/a/M offers all possible art materials for
the comic artist, the animator and the figure modeler.
Sculptors, behold: yes, they have Super-Sculpey there!
Farbton will soon be on the Web, but until then you
can reach them from Germany under:
Phone: 0 69 - 28 39 56
Fax: 0 69 - 28 78 98
Of course, you know Google
(German, English, French, Japanese, etc...). But where
it can't help youz anymore, try Metager
Well, even graphic artists listen to music. and sometimes,
even more often than some (those lonely late hours at
the drawing board...). So, here are our best choices:
Pure, communicative, aware Folk-Rock. You won't fall asleep
ever again late in the night at the drawing board with
Michelle and her musicians in your earphones.