: Bob Gillen's Blog
: MFA Program in Cartooning
Interested in creating the next great graphic novel? You have to check out the MFA program at the Center for Cartoon Studies
in Vermont. The school offers a two-year MFA as well as several certificate programs in the art of cartooning.
The Center also features several blogs on the subject. One is dedicated to the Schulz Library
, housing a collection of ezines, graphic novels, and cartoon collcetions. Charles M. Schulz is, of course, the creator of the Peanuts gang.
The current rage for adapting comics and graphic novels for Hollywood shows no signs of letting up. Scott Pilgrim vanguished his dream girl’s ex-boyfriends to win her over. The Dark Knight gave us legendary on-screen performances. 300 grossed millions.
If a course is too long-term for you, here’s a book on the subject: Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel: Everything You Need to Know to ...
, by Mike Chinn.