Speedy Cartooning

It’s time to GET IN TOON! with speedy cartooning. The artwork below I do for fun. They are quick warmup drawings I do to get my day started or drawings I make to clear my head. All the illustrations are completed with a sharpie or a prismacolor chisel tip multiliner. I draw quickly. If I […]

Friends are there…

Popping from the funny pages, Garfield and Friends hit the Saturday morning airwaves on September 17, 1988. This successful show lasted eight years. The format of the show was in three parts. First was a Garfield short, then a U.S. Acres short, and ending with a final Garfield short. Garfield has been done in animation […]

Smurfy-day Mornings of the 1980s

La La-La La La La-La La La La La That was a tune I heard every Saturday morning throughout the 1980s. It was the tune sung by those forest dwelling creatures, the Smurfs. I was a big Smurf fan when I was a kid and I still am. You can see by these photos. The […]

Tip Tuesday

It’s time to GET IN TOON! with Tip Tuesday. Today’s tips are about supplies. Artists use a variety of supplies and I’ll be showing you photos of what I use. This is my digital setup. I have an 27″ iMac with my cintiq 27QHD with ergonomic stand. There is also my Canon scanner/printer. I don’t […]

Lords of Light!

Let us travel back in time to the days of my youth when cartoons ruled Saturday mornings. I remember getting up early, making myself a bowl of Cap’n Crunch with crushed up Oreos (don’t knock it until you try it), grabbing my drawing supplies and planting myself in front of the television for hours. It […]

Fantasy Storytelling

On Sunday February 10, 2019 I turned 43 years old. It was the first day in a long time I took a day to do something I’ve been wanting to do for a while. Starting at 9:30am I started a Lord of the Rings movie marathon. I pulled out my blu-ray extended edition of the […]

IT’S TIME TO GET IN TOON!

Welcome to GET IN TOON! If you have visited this site before you will notice it has been through some changes. If you haven’t been here before let me explain what GET IN TOON! is. GET IN TOON! is my educational blog devoted to the art of cartooning. Whether you enjoy comics, animation, gaming, and […]