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Tom Motley
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It's Real
A version of this drawing was included in Smoke Signal's special issue, " Resist !", debuting at the Women's March on Washington this weekend. Many thanks to editors Francoise Mouly and Nadja Spiegelman and publisher Gabe Fowler. This is the version that'll...

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It's Real
A version of this drawing was included in Smoke Signal's special issue, " Resist !", debuting at the Women's March on Washington this weekend. Many thanks to editors Francoise Mouly and Nadja Spiegelman and publisher Gabe Fowler. This is the version that'll...

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The Living Doll-- another improv comic.
Here's my comic, quick-sketched from a performing model, from last semester. This one's a bit wiggy, though I think it has its moments. It was the day after the election and I hadn't slept for 36 hours. You know how that was. This is an exercise we do in th...

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Drawlloween Highlights
Trick 'R' Treat! Like you, I'm hesitantly acclimating to the horrors of the new normal (without pretending there's anything normal about it).  I find myself wistfully looking back on a simpler time-- last month -- when I allowed myself the fun of indulging ...

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Drawlloween Day 2
"Carnival Creeps"

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What are your plans for Inktober?
A drawing I made during a demo on inking basics on the first day of my Cartooning Basics course. I always cover ink right away, so the students will appreciate what their penciling decisions are for. #Inktober is a hashtag that's been running for a couple o...

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Aline the Alien collection for SPX
I remade this page for the new collection. I think it works much better than the first version.  I'll be at SPX this weekend, at the Cartozia Tales table, L1-2A, and I'm bringing a small number of copies of this new collection of Aline the Alien Miscadventu...

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Continuing Continuing Ed Continued
Rik Sansone's tribute to Gene Wilder I teach in a lot of settings: undergraduate programs, elementary schools, community centers, ... and my clear favorite is always the Continuing Education market. There you meet adults with interests, careers, & life expe...

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Life Drawing in Cartooning Class
Inking from the model SVA employs such outstanding models, I can I hope be forgiven for stealing a little time to sketch while my students are working. Trying the assignments myself helps me tune in and give better advice. Gesture drawing in ink We work fro...
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