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Not long to go now, so here's an update.

For this Art Jam I'm hosting we're going to be doing something a little different. It will be based on the popular improvisational comedy show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?'. If you're not familiar, (where have you been for the last 20 years?) WLIIA is/was a very funny and entertaining show where 4 performers had to make up sketches as they went along with a variety of different game formats, ideas, suggestions etc. resulting in some extremely daft, strange and funny stuff all done without the aid of a script! You can read more about it  here and even watch the full UK series on  Channel 4's website There's also plenty of UK and US clips and episodes on YouTube as well.

Anyway, the idea for this jam is (well, it's not quite a jam, maybe like a marmalade with some jam mixed in?) is to translate the show's style of improvisation and comedy into comic strip format. I've narrowed down the list of games to a few I think will work best, but feel free to attempt any of the others! This jam will be for the whole of May, but I'm letting everyone know about it nice and early anyway.

Now although the points don't matter, the rules certainly do, so please read carefully.

WLIIA logo by Granitoons

* Watch and enjoy a few episodes of the show beforehand - it’ll really help you get a feel for what we’re doing here.
* Note me if you are interested in taking part. Any of your characters can take part in this, so say who's going to perform in the note and don't make it public - this ties in with the surprise improv' nature of the whole affair.
* You can have as many of your characters performing as you wish, but no more than 4 at any given time.
* It'll be fun having characters from different series interact so if you want to do this, that's great as long as all the characters 'agents' are OK with it!
* When you note me with your intention to join in, your characters will be given a game to improv' with. Do at least one comic on this idea and you’ll get another - as many as you think you can handle!
* If you want to get involved you must be prepared to devise at least one short comic on your given brief. For example if you get given 'Alphabet' you must draw a comic based on the description of that game. If you get ‘Props’ you’ll be given a prop to come up with gags with etc.
* No deadline extensions or copping out. The whole idea of Whose Line (apart from COMEDY) is teamwork. Everyone has to do their bit to make it fun, if they want to get involved. So remember, noooo slackin’! If you don’t think you can do it, that’s fine, just sit back and watch!
* We'll end (of course) with everyone's favourite game - HOEDOWN! Where 4 contestants have to sing on the same theme. This will be a collaborative piece with 4 characters which any of us 4 ‘agents’ can post up in a oner (ie. let everyone in the hoedown know and we'll work something out)
*You can use this logo somewhere in you deviations - it's not mandatory though.
WCIIA logo by Granitoons

And the prize is, of course, to read the credits - I mean DRAW the credits in the style of my choosing!

So that’s the rules and let me know if your characters want to perform in the show, I mean comic. Thisisme:icongranitoons:sayinggoodnightGOODNIGHT!

WLIIA me by Granitoons

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Andrew Morrice
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:iconixentrick:
what's the name of the cartoon with the cannon and white figures in your custom window?
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Granitoons 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Roland & Rattfink - episode 'A Fink in th Rink'.
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victorandyoshi 4 days ago  Student General Artist
What program do you use to draw all of your digital art?
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Granitoons 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
It's all drawn by hand, but I sometimes use PhotoShop for colour and effects.
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victorandyoshi 3 days ago  Student General Artist
Wow, never realized it until now. Looks as if it's been drawn digitally on a tablet, but, reguardless it looks great anyways. Thanks for helping me out ;)
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Granitoons 3 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
No problem. Although I use the computer to help me, I try not to rely on it. Many thanks for the kind words. :)
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Shoonah101Drawings Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
hi there~! :la: i was wondering like, if your open for commissions at the moment <:3
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Granitoons Apr 9, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm open for commissions any time, it's how I make my living! Just send me a note and we'll see what's what. Thank you. :)
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You have a good style of drawing, my esteemed. Gadget 
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Granitoons Mar 31, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Many thanks good Sir. :iconquiteplz:
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