March 21, 2020

 I made this video introduction to a sketchbook challenge for my 5th grade students via remote learning. The isolation of working from home has diminished my sense of shame, but hopefully it serves as a nice distraction from the news. 

February 3, 2020

The last time I updated this blog...was also Hourly Comics Day, whoops. Anyway, a lot has been happening lately, most of which has to do with teaching; as a result I haven't been posting much, but I'm still creating art and am much happier than I've been in quite a whi...

February 6, 2019

Here we are again! This was my seventh year completing the challenge; despite what this and last year's may lead you to believe, my days are usually a little more productive...

November 5, 2018

In case these flew under your radar: 

-I participated in Inktober again this year! My theme was "songs about characters"; each song title had to contain the name of the character that the song was about. I tried to avoid songs about real people, and alternated between m...

February 2, 2018

For those unaware, February 1 is annual Hourly Comics Day, in which anyone can document each hour of their day through a series of small comics (if the name itself wasn't obvious enough).

While this year was not my finest display, I've participated every year since 2013...

January 8, 2018

Few days late, but happy New Year, everyone! 

Just wanted to give a quick glimpse at some exciting stuff coming your way this year:

- A webcomic collaboration with a wonderful, very talented writer; more on this later.

- Hourly comics day is coming up, February 1st. I'll...

October 12, 2017

Autumn greetings! 

What do you get when you cross Inktober with Rocktober? #RONKTOBER, that's what! 

This month I have been/will be posting daily inked illustrations on instagram (or the website "Cartoons" tab) that celebrate rock and roll musicians, albums, and other re...

August 23, 2017

Hello everyone!

Today marks the momentous launch of Alli Gildea: The Website and subsequently, Alli Gildea: The Blog too, I suppose. Check back for updates! 

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