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Jim Woodring's Profile

Brief about Jim Woodring: By info that we know Jim Woodring was born at 1952-10-11. And also Jim Woodring is American Artist.

Some Jim Woodring's quotes. Goto "Jim Woodring's quotation" section for more.

People aren't interested in seeing themselves as they really are.

Tags: Interested, Seeing, Themselves

A tree is an incomprehensible mystery.

Tags: Mystery, Tree

Alternative cartoonists have to rely on comic book stores to get their stuff in the hands of readers.

Tags: Book, Hands, Stuff

It takes more drawing to tell a story in pantomime.

Tags: Story, Takes, Tell

Like a lot of freelance cartoonists, when any opportunity like that comes along, I have a hard time saying no, whether it makes sense or not.

Tags: Hard, Saying, Time

Every time I write something down I check it to see if it has that telltale glow, the glow that tells me there's something there. If it glows, it stays. Everything is either on or off.

Tags: Off, Time, Write

I've heard that Alfred Hitchcock said that by the time he was ready to shoot a film, he didn't even want to do it any more because he'd already had all of the fun of working it out. It's the same thing with these Frank comics.

Tags: Fun, Time, Working

It's funny, in some of the interviews I've seen that were done for the film, some people say things like, 'Oh, I was never a very big Jim Woodring fan. I've never thought his work was that great.'

Tags: Funny, Great, Work

Real shapes and real patterns are things you would observe in nature, like the marks on the back of a cobra's hood or the markings on a fish or a lizard. Imaginary shapes are just that, symbols that come to a person in dreams or reveries and are charged with meaning.

Tags: Dreams, Nature, Real

That Moorish architecture is all over the place, of course. It affects me everywhere I see it, as it does so many people. But Brand Library was a special place to me, and I know I've paid homage to it many times in my drawings.

Tags: Place, Special, Times