Grant Snider’s Great Comics on Art and Inspiration



After seeing Grant Snider’s cute and clever illustrations pop up on a number of blogs, I was led to his site where I ended up spending a good part of my morning. What I love most about his comics is that they strike a chord or hit a nerve – whether he’s just touching upon subjects like art, design and architecture or he’s delving more deeply into larger life topics like success, inspiration or failure, it’s all delivered in a wonderfully warm and witty way. Today I’ve put together a post of some of my favorites, the ones that pertain to you, the art enthusiast or celebrator of creative ideas. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did.











Grant Snider’s website
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