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Interfaith prayer in comics

Did anyone catch the prayer in FF#1. In it, Alex Powers is asked to say grace at dinner, with people and beings of radically different beliefs. He prays by addressing God in each individual way. It reminds me of the awkwardness and difficulty of praying in an interfaith gathering. Having been asked to pray in a diverse setting (though not with aliens around the table), the question it raises is this, is it more respectful to address God in a way that seeks a common denominator in understanding,… Continue

Added by Earnest Graham on March 24, 2011 at 7:45am — No Comments

How to Draw Bible Comics

Dear Friends ,

I am starting a weekly series on "How to Draw Bible Comics." It will be on my blog www.lookbothwaysartandfaith.blogspot.com. The series will feature basic steps in creating a comic, and special considerations when translating the Bible into this visual language. Over the next three months, I will post the development of a comic translation of a passage and offer ideas and resources for making your own…

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Added by Earnest Graham on February 9, 2010 at 6:57am — 1 Comment

Going to Wizard World comicon in Philadelphia on Sat.

My family and I are heading on vacation this weekend. I told some friends I was going to Philadelphia, and they suggested that I go to the Wizardworld Comicon which is this weekend. As it turns out, I am free on Saturday and can go for the day. (happy dance.) I haven't been to a comic con in years, this will be fun. I put my portfolio together, I am looking forward to sharing it with others and getting feed back from pros. It also dawned on me, as I put it together, that it is primarily comic… Continue

Added by Earnest Graham on June 18, 2009 at 6:11pm — 2 Comments

Jump Starting Creativity

The June issue of "HOW" Magazine had an article on ways to 'keep the creative juices flowing' by making art every day. The article showed examples for 4 artists who use a daily deadline to explore their creative side. I decided to give it a try, and in April began my "Almost Daily Digitals." In the series, I decided to explore Photoshop, and actually use photos I have taken over the year. Each week, I pick a different theme, and explore the subject. More often than not, i find the art leading… Continue

Added by Earnest Graham on May 26, 2009 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment

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Also, members of CCAS have produced the APAzine ALPHA-OMEGA for over 25 years!  We have about five openings right now!  Contact Eric Jansen for more info!  (This is a 30-member active-participation-only photocopied magazine for Christian writers and artists who submit a "trib" every other month for fun, fellowship, and critiques by other members.  Between postage and your photocopying costs, you might pay anywhere from $5 to $25 per issue.)

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