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Dilettante 038: Paying It Forward

Posted on May. 10, 2016

Steve Lieber offers suggestions on how comics creators can help their peers and new talent just starting out in the industry.

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Dilettante 037: Appreciating Jaime Hernandez

Posted on Mar. 8, 2016

Steve Lieber writes about the work of fellow artist Jaime Hernandez, and explains why he's one of the great cartoonists of our time, in this in-depth look at Jaime's latest story in Love & Rockets #8.

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Dilettante 036: Launching a New Creator-owned Series

Posted on Feb. 9, 2016

Steve Lieber uses his own experience to tell writers and artists how to go about launching a new creator-owned series.

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Dilettante 035: Holiday Gift Suggestions for Comics People

Posted on Dec. 8, 2015

Steve Lieber offers some gift tips for the holiday season and the comic artists in your life!

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Dilettante 034: Gratitude

Posted on Nov. 10, 2015

Steve Lieber tells us about the things he's especially thankful for in comics ... after all, tis the season!

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Dilettante 033: Getting It Right

Posted on Oct. 13, 2015

Artist Steve Lieber has advice for artists on how to make thing authentic ... the secret word is RESEARCH!

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Dilettante 032: Revisiting Alison Bechdel's Fun Home

Posted on Sep. 8, 2015

Steve Lieber looks at Alison Bechel's Fun Home, the multi award-winning graphic novel which is now a hit play on Broadway!

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Dilettante 031: More Advice on Writing for an Artist

Posted on Aug. 11, 2015

Artist Steve Lieber offers more advice for writers working with artists!

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Dilettante 030: Comics Convention Memories

Posted on Jun. 9, 2015

As we get ready for Comic-Con 2015, Steve Lieber (and friends) offer up some of their favorite convention memories.

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Dilettante 029: Sustaining Career Momentum

Posted on May. 12, 2015

Steve Lieber offers advice to creators on how to sustain career momentum.

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Dilettante 028: Things I Learned from Benjamin Dewey's "The Tragedy Series"

Posted on Apr. 14, 2015

Steve Lieber returns with a look at the work of another cartoonist whose work he admires: Benjamin Dewey's The Tragedy Series.

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Dilettante 027: Why I Went Digital

Posted on Mar. 10, 2015

Steve Lieber explains the differences and advantages to drawing comics digitally, from his own personal perspective.

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Dilettante 026: The Importance of Sketchbooks

Posted on Feb. 10, 2015

Steve Lieber returns with a few of his friends to talk about the importance of keeping a sketchbook for yourself.

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Dilettante 025: New Year's Resolutions for a Comics Artist

Posted on Jan. 13, 2015

Steve Lieber lists his New Year's resolutions as an artist ... and it's all stuff YOU can do, too!

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Dilettante 024: Tips on Mentoring

Posted on Dec. 9, 2014

Steve Lieber offers advice on an important part of the journey of any artist's career: mentoring.

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Dilettante 023: Influences

Posted on Nov. 11, 2014

Steve Lieber talks about the artists who have most influenced his own work as a comics artist in this month's edition of Dilettante.

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Dilettante 022: Starting a New Project with a Collaborator

Posted on Oct. 14, 2014

For many artists and writers, starting a new project can be the most exciting--and daunting--experience of comics creation. Steve Lieber offers some tips on what to consider when undertaking a new comics series.

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Dilettante 021: Ten Ways to Add Life to a Page

Posted on Sep. 9, 2014

Artist Steve Lieber returns with advice to artists on how to liven up a "dead" comics page.

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Dilettante 020: The Art of Self-Promotion

Posted on Aug. 12, 2014

You've drawn the book, but the work isn't done. Steve Lieber talks about how you can successfully promote your work online and at conventions.

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Dilettante 019: What Makes an Artist Say Yes to a Script?

Posted on Jul. 8, 2014

Steve Lieber explores how a pitch or a script can influence an artist to collaborate with a writer.

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Dilettante 018: Make No Mistake

Posted on Jun. 10, 2014

Steve Lieber's last Toucan post generated a lot of feedback from his fellow comics creators. Here's some more great advice for creative people on how to avoid career and business mistakes.

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Dilettante 017: Mistakes Were Made

Posted on May. 13, 2014

Steve Lieber offers some solid advice for artists on how to recognize your mistakes and deal with them.

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Dilettante 016: From One Artist to Another: Convention Advice

Posted on Apr. 8, 2014

Steve Lieber returns with great advice to any artist setting up at any convention ... it's that time of year again!

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Dilettante 015: Analyzing Eisner

Posted on Mar. 11, 2014

Artist Steve Lieber examines a Spirit strip by Will Eisner, and reverse-engineers the master artist's storytelling choices.

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Dilettante 014: Building the Low-budget World

Posted on Feb. 11, 2014

Artist Steve Lieber talks about how to tell stories that feel like the way they were told is the only way they could be told.