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Cartoonist and illustrator Grant Snider of Incidental Comics has created “A Year of Parenting,” a webcomic that documents his life-changing journey and experiences during his first year as a dad. You can read more about how his “world has been turned upside-down” on Incidental Comics.
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Cartoonist Grant Snider of Incidental Comics has created “The Ghosts of Creativity,” a webcomic parody of the classic tale A Christmas Carol by author Charles Dickens. The comic follows an artist who reflects upon his life while being visited by the ghost of creativity past, present and yet to come.
Last night I was visited by three ghosts…
Cartoonist and illustrator Grant Snider of Incidental Comics has created “My Neighbor Magritte,” a comic that illustrates what it would be like to live next door to the famous surrealist artist René Magritte. René’s famous works of art are brilliantly used throughout the comic to help tell the story. You can view more of Grant’s ongoing “Who Needs Art?” series comics at Medium. Here is a list of Magritte’s paintings referenced in this comic, by order of appearance.
Cartoonist and illustrator Grant Snider of Incidental Comics has created “Self Portrait,” a comic that shows the many “innovative ways” of representing oneself. This comic is part of Grant’s ongoing “Who Needs Art?” series at Medium. Prints of his artwork are available to purchase online.
The self-portrait is an ancient art form. It rose to popularity in the Renaissance with society’s shift in focus to the individual. From the strange visions of Frida Kahlo to the massive, intricate portraits of Chuck Close, many contemporary painters have defined themselves by their portraits.
“Dada Day” is a comic by Grant Snider of Incidental Comics that “celebrates the art of childish nonsense.” Grant created this Father’s Day-themed comic for his ongoing “Who Needs Art?” series at Medium.
Dada was an early 20th-century art movement that began as a reaction to the culture and traditions of the time, radically rebuking a society they felt was responsible for World War I. The Dadaists created with anger, humor, and childlike immediacy. Common Dada mediums included collage, found objects, assemblages, and ridiculously terrible poetry. In an infamous Dada exhibition, visitors were invited to take axes to the works on display.
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