ABOUT DAVE

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          On the set of “Kids Make Comics!” videos at the Professor Garfield studios!

Welcome to my world!  Like many “creative types”, I stay busy through several creative channels.  First and foremost, I’m a cartoonist specializing in humorous middle grade graphic novels.  Publishers Weekly calls my first title, Hamster Sam: Odd-ventures in Space!  “…a proudly goofy adventure”, and that makes me happy!  As a teaching artist, I travel to schools and libraries where I instruct elementary students, guiding them through the process of making their own comics through programming offered through and accredited by several state and local arts councils.  I also enjoy working with clients on creative projects.  Recently I’ve developed original character designs and “whole world” back stories for theme parks internationally, and just finished writing and illustrating a storybook/coloring book for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.  It’s a fun job, but somebody has to do it!

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