Glitterville is temporarily out of service

Drat! Glitterville is temporarily out of service.
(As are all other art endeavors, doing buttons, using can openers, etc.)
I love my new Apple Pencil and iPad Pro so much I used it until I had stabbing pain in my wrist and now I can‘t even hold a cup of coffee. Doh!
I also have laryngitis, which I’ve never had before. My voice and my hand are gone. It’s so two main ways of communicating disappeared. I’m not sure what to do with myself. I want to draw! And talk. But I want to draw MORE!


St. Jude's Walk/Run in Dallas

We had a rainy day for the St. Jude Walk/Run in Dallas. The celebration and t-shirt pickup continued at the American Airlines Center, but the actual walk/run was cancelled due to flooding. 
I worked in the Kids Zone sharing Glitterville Comic coloring pages and representing the Texas Cartoonists. Did anybody see us live on WFAA Channel 8 this morning? It was nice to color with new friends today, and help support the kids and families at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Hope to see you next year!

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Laura Irrgang speaks at "Drawn to Extremes"

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I had a great time speaking at the University of Texas at Arlington on the panel "Drawn to Extremes: Cartoonists in the Digital Age". It was an honor to share the stage with Bill DeOre, award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Dallas Morning News for 35 years, Ed Owens-reporter and cartoonist, and William "Bubba" Flint-cartoonist for the Dallas Morning News and Dallas Cowboys. Thanks to Samantha Dodd (special collections archivist) for having me on the panel!
If an audience member participated or asked questions, I threw candy at them. Because that's what we all really want out of life, isn't it? 
It was also a treat to get to see the Etta Hulme exhibit in the Special Collections library. Gifted to the University from the Hulme family, this collection consists of over ten thousand original cartoons, sketches, and other artwork.