18 Tips for Comic Book Artists by Jean “Moebius” Giraud: #9

9) When an artist, a real working artist, goes out on the street, he does not see things the same way as “normal” people.

Moebius depicts another creative giant: Jimi Hendrix.

That’s one big reason people become attracted to his or her work.

His unique vision is crucial to documenting a way of life and the people who live it.

The artist holds up a mirror to society, helping them to see what they encounter and take for granted on a daily basis with fresh new eyes.

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One Response to “18 Tips for Comic Book Artists by Jean “Moebius” Giraud: #9”

  1. Cliff Snider says:

    Thank you for these excellent posts, Mr. Stout. I’ve already learned a lot, even just halfway through.

    Your earlier post, about The Power of the Tangent, made me see the vibrating example of the tower and floating orb, in the Hendrix image, very clearly. I am pleased to be aware of this effect!

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