Scenes from the Andre Frattino release party

Last week’s Andre Frattino book launch party for The Reaper of St George Street was so good we’re still recovering, just now putting up pics. Thanks Andre for coming by, thanks Bobby for spinning amazing music, and thank you to everyone who came by! He sold all these books! Thanks again Andre! Thanks Pineapple Press! (Photos by Majed, thanks Majed!)

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Unterzakhn Opening this week

We are celebrating Leela Corman and her new book, Unterzakhn this Friday from 7-10 pm at SAW. Come to SAW (18 SE 5th Ave at Main Street behind the CMC and Citizen’s Co-Op) from 7-10 for a chance to see this brand new book and see a small retrospective of Leela’s art on the walls. Publishers Weekly Preview: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/book-news/comics/article/50614-panel-mania-unterzakhn.html PW Review: http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-8052-4259-1 Graphic Novel Review: http://www.graphicnovelreporter.com/content/unterzakhn-review “Unterzakhn works on multiple levels (one notable…

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David Apatoff’s blog post about Ink

Please go here and read David Apatoff’s short but simpleblog entry about Ink and Commitment. http://illustrationart.blogspot.com/2009/10/ink-and-commitment.html “Ink is the medium for artists who are prepared to stand by their actions. Ink reserves her special favors– as well as her frustrations– for those artists who understand the significance of commitment. Ink is applied wet but leaves a fossil record of every decision or mistake the artist made. That record can be…

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News and Info – March 2012

News and info cut and pasted from our monthly newsletter: News from SAW The Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville, Florida has been teaching students, hosting visiting artists and promoting comics to our widening local and global community. Here’s some of what we’ve been up to this past month, as well as a list of upcoming classes and events. John Porcellino Visits Guides and Leaves King-Cat cartoonist John Porcellino came to…

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The SAW Single-Year Program

Help spread the word about our year-long program! As we begin to add faculty and additional resources, we are calling on you, our readers and followers to spread the word about the SAW single-year program. Though the final schedule and plan is still in flux (you can always see the latest iteration on our site at the PROGRAM link above), we can say with certainty that the program will rival any…

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Donations Galore!

We had three boxes of donations waiting for us yesterday, including some great Steig, Steinberg and other single-panel goodness, courtesy Tim Kreider, author of The Pain, When Will It End, Twilight of the Assholes, and the soon-to-be-published, We Learn Nothing.   The 2nd two boxes, full of Ignatz series from Fantagraphics/Coconino, Up Front by Bill Mauldin, some Sacco and Crumb, some Mome, some Terry and the Pirates reprints all…

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John Porcellino Workshop Wrap-Up

My many many thanks to John Porcellino for coming to Gainesville for 5 days to teach, and my many many thanks to the 14 students we had during the week. You produced great work, great times were had, and many positive new comics-creating neural pathways were created. Thanks to everyone, and congratulations. More photos on Faceybook and FlickrHello attendees of the John Porcellino workshop at SAW, Personal note to all…

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Hello John Porcellino students

we have sent emails to everyone and believe everyone has what they need to get settled. Click the link below for more info, or  please contact Tom at SAW at thesaw@sequentialartistsworkshop.org if you still need more. http://sequentialartistsworkshop.org/wordpress/2011/12/for-attendees-of-the-john-porcellino-workshop/ Welcome!      

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