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Matthew Ducharme
Worked at Design with Charm
Attended The Art Institute of Boston
Lives in Massachusetts
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For those of you who post new material frequently, how do you keep from burning out (or do you)?
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i keep a sketchbook, lay out stories ahead, when the story is ready the actual drawing is not that hard.
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Was there a time when you had an "Aha" moment, and realized something that would make your work better/easier?
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Blue pencils!
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For those of you who celebrate it, Merry Christmas. For everyone else, I hope you have an awesome day today.
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Thanks!  Merry Christmas to you too!  I hope you had a great day.
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Had a brainstorm this morning, how many of you might be interested in a Google hangout session with a full time web comic artist (someone who makes his living at it)?
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What I'd prefer is to see more links to tutorials and insight posts written by such artists.
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I'd like to take a moment to congratulate my fellow moderator, +Joel Duggan  for making a top ten list for his comic, Starcrossed.
Bravo, sir! Bravo!
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Thanks so much John!
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Happy New Year, everybody! Thanks for making this community great.
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Well +Wouter F. Goedkoop , it was Joel who started it, but thanks anyway. Oh, and I'm really glad you liked my Arnold animation.
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How do address diversity in your work (races, genders, body types, etc)?
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One book I've heard recommended more than once on the matter of writing diverse characters with realism and respect (and for genre writing that definitely goes beyond things like race or gender) is "Writing the Other". Just ordered a copy.
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If in your intertube browsing you happen across any helpful articles or resources pertaining to our field, it would be super cool if you posted a link to it here.
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