Curls (Paperback)

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Curls (Paperback)


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Carolyn Belefski is a cartoonist and the creator of the comic strip, Curls, featuring a gal named Curls who dreams of adventurous situations that come to play in real-life with a gang of her animal friends and a giant piece of toast. Carolyn's illustration and design work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, comic books, and national advertising campaigns. Carolyn is known for her fluid linework, playful illustrations, and charming characters.

This book collects Curls comic strips created from 2002 to 2015. Extra content is also showcased including never-before-seen sketches, a glimpse of the creation process, related projects involving Curls characters, fan art, and more.

Carolyn graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University earning a BFA degree in Communication Arts and Design.

In 2010 Curls was nominated for the Friends of Lulu Kim Yale Award to recognize women in cartooning. In 2013, 2014, and 2015 Carolyn was voted "Best Visual Artist" runner-up for Washington City Paper's Best of DC awards.

In 2012 Carolyn became a National Cartoonists Society member and is co-chair of the Washington, DC chapter. She initiated the "Cartoonists Draw Blood" drive with the American Red Cross. At the event, blood donors have the opportunity to meet several talented cartoonists and receive a sketch.

In addition to exhibiting at several comic conventions and art shows, Carolyn has spoken on panels and lead workshops for New York Comic Con, Baltimore Comic-Con, Awesome Con, University of Maryland, AIGA DC, Women's National Book Association, Girl Scouts, Kids Love Comics, and more.

She also collaborates with writer Joe Carabeo on the comic books Kid Roxy, Black Magic Tales, and The Legettes.

Boom Studios, Clorox, National Geographic, and The White House are some of the clients Carolyn has worked with.

Her illustrations and comics has been published in RISE: Comics Against Bullying, District Comics, USA Weekend, Virginia Living, Indie Comics Magazine, Magic Bullet, and more.

Carolyn has been profiled in The Washington Post, Northern Virginia Magazine,, Washington City Paper, Bleeding Cool, The Cartoon st, and more

Product Details ISBN: 9780996798204
ISBN-10: 099679820X
Publisher: Carolyn Belefski Carabeo
Publication Date: September 6th, 2015
Pages: 222
Language: English