SAW Guide to Creating Comic Strips at Lulu

We’re offering The Sequential Artists Workshop Guide to Making Professional Comic Strips in paperback and download here. It’s a good one, packed with basic info: how to fit characters into a panel, how to plan a panel, how to letter, etc, but also in depth about coming up with ideas, ideas, ideas. Lots of notes, sketches and examples from my post-Shaenon Garrity years in comic strips. Buy Here.

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SAW Fundraiser update, 5/25/2011

Hello supporters and friends of Sequential Artists Workshop! Thank you for your support. So far we’ve reached roughly 40% of our goal in a few weeks. Your support and donations have enabled us to move forward on researching a space, preparing our licensing forms and trying to become aware of all of the ducks that we will soon need arow (is that a word?) We’ve been in vigorous talks…

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More about SAW-in-progress, May 2011

For those interested in more details about our school-to-be, The Sequential Artists Workshop, or SAW. We’ll be opening in late 2011/early 2012 in Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville is a university town with a lot of culture and we feel it’s a great place to become a cartoonist. There is a sub-department in the English department there which is dedicated to studying and writing about comics in depth; they even publish…

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SAW “First Hurdle” Fundraiser at Indiegogo

We’re clicking “live”, like Dr. Frankenstein, on our fundraiser campaign. We’ll make a more formal announcement soon, but for now, we’re just saying, it’s live and able at: http://www.indiegogo.com/Creating-The-Sequential-Artists-Workshop By the way, the “Original Art” link is busted and can’t be changed- it’s this: http://sequentialartistsworkshop.org/wordpress/2011/05/fundraising-perks-original-art-pages/

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The Comic-Strip-Your-Life Fundraising Thank You Gift

The Comic Strip Your Life Perk as on the fundraiser site: http://www.indiegogo.com/Creating-The-Sequential-Artists-Workshop Comic Strip Your Life: $1,000 Tom Hart will interview you, and will create 1 week’s worth of comic strips based on your and your life events, interests and themes. Monday-Saturday as dailies plus 1 Sunday. Editorial control remains Tom’s but strip concepts and rights will be joint ownership. Original art goes to you. Other info: Tom Hart…

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Fundraising Perks: Original Art Pages

These are the pages we have at present for contributions at the $400 level: We have many pages of original art to choose from. Please see the blog posting here to see and make your choice in the comments field or email us personally. At present, the pages are: 3 from Nick Bertozzi, one from Houdini, one from Lewis and Clark, one from The Salon 1 from Jason Little,…

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