Michael is an award winning and 30 year veteran of the animation and comic industry having worked for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Disney, Cartoon Network and Michael draws the syndicated comic strip, Judge Parker.
Michael is the editor of multi-Eisner Award nominated Draw! Magazine, the professional “How-to” magazine on comics and animation.
Michael has also been teaching drawing, Illustration animation and painting classes for 10 years at the University of the Arts, PCAD, DCAD and The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where he graduated with an MFA.
Michael is an avid plein air and figurative painter and heads a local group of painters, The Philadelphia Plein Air Painters: http://philadelphiapleinairpainters.blogspot.com
Michael has another blog http://drawman.blogspot.com which covers much of his painting and professional practice and experience.