Creative Lives: Alex Norris, comic artist

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Alex Norris is the cartoonist behind Web Comic Name – a deceptively simple, three-panel comic featuring a blobby pink character, always ending with the phrase, ‘Oh no’. Since launching in 2016, the daily web comic boasts over 175,000 followers on Instagram alone, and has spawned a legion of online fans. But it might surprise you to learn that Alex was not traditionally trained, taking an altogether different path to creating comics.? He talks to us about what it’s like having your audience as your client, why accessibility is central to his practice, and his planned demise for Web Comic Name and its pink blobby hero. ... This episode of Creative Lives was was presented by Marianne Hanoun and the editor was Ivor Manly. Lecture in Progress is made possible with the support of a number of brand patrons – they include ustwo, GF Smith, Squarespace and The Paul Smith Foundation. Check out lectureinprogress.com for more details.

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