Doug TenNapel is a graphic novelist, video game designer and TV show developer.
It took me a while to figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up. I have a letter written to myself from the 6th grade where I wanted to work as an animator for Walt Disney Studios. I got close by becoming a TV animator for the Attack of the Killer Tomatoes … Continue reading BIO – Choosing to be a Graphic Novelist
I graduated high school and went to Point Loma Nazarene College in 1984. We all knew what college was for, we would train for a job and were promised a higher income because we graduated college. The problem was that I was an art major. Not just any art major, but an art major who … Continue reading BIO – Finding Facebook 2007
In case you haven’t seen it, check out my Kickstarter. I know, I know, you usually ignore these Kickstarter requests. I don’t need your donation as we’re overfunded! But I do want to show of some of my watercolor work!
I remember first seeing cartoons and marveling at what I saw. I knew how to draw but I didn’t know how to make my drawings come alive. I was naturally drawn to animation and probably had the most fun doing little flip books in the corners of my school textbooks. I set a goal to … Continue reading BIO – a quick look back at my slow career
The first graphic novel I ever made was GEAR. Nickelodeon picked it up and we made it into the TV series Catscratch. That seemed easy. My next graphic novel was Creature Tech, a personal, idiosyncratic, strange journey of Dr. Ong, a man with an alien attached to his chest trying to bring him back to … Continue reading BIO – Writing Earthboy Jacobus
You can find more of Doug TenNapel’s graphic novels at Amazon.com.