I discuss the choices of panel arrangement and composition that help readers to interpret a favourite page of artwork from my comic Tagging Public Spaces.
How would I explain my lack of faith to a friend who does believe in God? How would I explain that there is zero chance of me ever changing my mind? In this essay, I reflect on my new comic Deprived of Religion.
I am a self-taught cartoonist, who has gradually shaped my cartooning skills through practice and perseverence. This blog post compares an image that I drew in 2008 against a similar scene that I drew ten years later, in 2018.
I deliberately block myself from accessing the web during my workday. I have created this internet-free daily routine after struggling with procrastination.
I used the launch of my Energy Slaves comic as an opportunity to publish essays about my on energy. This post lists the 7 essays accompanying this comic.
It is easy to single out certain people for wasting energy. This essay discusses how we are all part of the problem. We all waste energy on a large scale. Essay 7 / 7.
Our lifestyles require vast amounts of energy. Will we be able to transition to low-energy alternatives that provide similar levels of happiness and satisfaction? Essay 6 / 7.
Our civilisation has many layers, including industry, education, and healthcare. These layers are only possible because of fossil fuel energy surpluses. Essay 5 / 7.
At the heart of my Energy Slaves comic is the concept 'EROEI' (energy returned on energy invested) a.k.a. 'net energy'. I explain this concept using the analogy of an apple orchard. Essay 4 / 7.