Creativity Tips from the Creator of “Calvin & Hobbes”

…Which just happens to be the best daily comic strip in the history of, you know, daily comic strips. So listen up!

calvin-hobbesby Suzanne LaBarre

Bill Watterson, the creator of the comic strip Calvin & Hobbes, is famously media-averse. He’s given two interviews, total since he retired his strip in 1995. Reporters have staked out his home in Ohio to no avail. The man just prefers not to be a public figure. But in the documentaryStripped (which you can buy or rent on iTunes), Watterson not only gives an interview, he drew the art for the poster–the first Watterson cartoon to be published in nearly 20 years.

Here are four tips about the creative process that Watterson reveals in the film: read article