OK, we have lost a creator of characters.
Daniel Azulay was a Brazilian cartoonist and plastic artist, that was fighting against leukemia and has passed away this Saturday, at the age of 72.
Creator of a gang of characters (Turma do Lambe-Lambe, that I try to translate to Afghan Box Camera Gang), probably his gang were the fourth force of early 80's comics, aside Mauricio de Sousa's Monica's Gang and the several Ely Barbosa's characters, not counting the Brazilian published Disney comics.
A self-taught artist, he presented kids-aimed TV shows at the early 80's and, lately, in the year 2000. In the 90's we knew his inventor side, on which he distributed a device to pack small gifts inside balloons, and make an art exposition with artworks in 3D. In the latest years he directed his own art school.
I have watched his early TV shows, around 1983, and certainly, Azulay were the first person on my life that shown me the idea that I could draw too. Not only that great adults that worked for
Hello.Our last Journal was appointing in one direction, but life thrown me in totally another, I know. Some bad things happened in my life since then. The only that matters is that a month ago, our main computer, a Dell PC, has left us.
My other computer is a Macbook... from 2009. Full of limitations - yes, even being a Mac, as its only one audio input AND output jack.
The Mac has a very small SSD, which hinders me to have Steam, among other programs.
But the main thing is that I was actually learning to draw on a Wacom, in a level that, in some time, I would be able again to draw comics and even think about animation. I've found the optim