Above: a basket of Grinch-y green rice krispie treats!
Right: Here's my little comics display where I sat drawing the next Ramsay newsletter comic. Thanks to everyone for the feedback and suggestions about this ongoing neighbourhood feature! (You know, I've been wondering if I should continue doing it, but it's just too much fun to stop!)
Just got home from Ramsay's annual artisan fair, "Art in the Hood" at the Ramsay Community Hall! These pics don't do it justice... it was overflowing with amazing arts & crafts and lots of Christmas goodies. Not to mention a whole section of young entrepreneurs selling their own creative wares. So cool! I love being part of the Ramsay arts scene. Thanks to the organizers of this great event!
I am a graphic recorder based in Calgary. I like local stories. I write comics when I have free time. And I leave eraser shavings everywhere I go.
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Some nice things people said about my work:
“If Breitkreuz and Foong [founders of the Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo] represent the Type-A side of Calgary's self-publishing community, Hester may be the community's right brain.” – Tom Babin, FFWD Magazine
“…A strong graphic style similar to other autobiographically-inclined Canadian cartoonists like Chester Brown and Julie Doucet.” – Gilbert Bouchard, Edmonton Journal
The 23rd Story: an indie comics creator's tales of life in Calgary