January 23, 2020

On January 14th I was on the Drink ‘n Draw Social Hour. Check out the video where I discuss my career as both an artist and educator.

October 21, 2019

Earlier today while scrolling on Facebook I saw the video below from the Nerdist. I follow the Nerdist quite a bit. It is my go to geek culture news site. I follow them on all my social media and when I saw the title "Bye Bye Clark Kent! Superman is Ditching His Secret...

October 19, 2019

Over the years I’ve been interviewed a few times about my art. A few weeks ago I was interviewed by Jorge and Sam from Catch Da Craze podcast. This podcast was bit different as I discussed a bit about getting bullied as as child and about the path I took in my career....

May 8, 2019

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...

March 16, 2019

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...

March 9, 2019

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 first is the...

March 5, 2019

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 sca...

March 1, 2019

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 fron...

February 24, 2019

My job has me working inside and outside my home. Outside my home I teach a lot. Whether I'm in a classroom, at a library, or even a comic book convention, I spend the majority of my time talking and teaching about cartooning and storytelling. When I'm working from hom...

February 21, 2019

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 mov...

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Michael is a professional artist and educator. His work has appeared in comics, children’s books, greeting cards, and web based animations. 


Michael is also a traveling educator and has shared his cartoon knowledge at schools, libraries, camps, and more, as well as the world through this website.

In September 2017 Michael released his first educational app “A Simple Guide to Storytelling”which teaches storytelling through comic strips and is available on iOS and android. 

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March 22, 2020

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