Tom Hart and Justine Mara Andersen Teaching Jam, Oct 4 7-9 pm!

Tom Hart and Justine Mara Andersen are offering a free 2-hour comic lecture and workshop. Mostly it’s going to be Justine and Tom talking about art, sharing their favorite comics, images and pages for the audience, with no preparation or sharing of materials. Watch Justine try to stump Tom. Watch Tom trying to get Justine to like manga! It will conclude with a small exercise and then a movie…

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Unterzakhn in French and Spanish

Leela Corman’s Unterzakhn is now a Spanish-language book  and a French-edition, from Ca et La, here And a couple glowing French reviews: http://www.myboox.fr/actualite/bd-nos-cinq-coups-de-coeur-de-la-rentree-ac-17499.html  http://culturopoing.com/Livres/Leela+Corman+Dessous+-5071

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SAW 24-Hour Comic Day

Oct 20! We will be hosting a 24-Hour Comic Event. ALL ARE WELCOME, so long as you are there to draw, or be encouraging. Slackers and distractors will be shown the door (it’s right there in the front!) Watch! Or PARTICIPATE! As our artists stay up from 10am Sat morn to 10am Sunday morn and create a 24-page finished comic! More info Event: 24- Hour Comic Creation Event Date:…

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SAW Micro-grant awardees

We want to thank everyone for submitting to the SAW Micro-Grant. We were confronted with an enormous amount of dedication and energy, which as consumers and fellow artists, we are always excited to see. We saw a lot of amazing projects, obviously far far too many for our small organization to assist, but we saw some amazing projects. We want to congratulate our two winners: Jess Ruliffson For her…

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John Porcellino’s SAW Diary

John Porcellino has been publishing a diary of his time at SAW in March 2012. That diary is being posted daily for one week at TCJ.com. An excerpt below, the link is here. I arranged the desks, set up my projector, put out some King-Cats and book collections and waited. Sure enough, people came. Students came from Seattle, Chicago, New York, and as far away as Australia and the…

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Ron Rege and John Porcellino Workshops, Feb-March 2013

Ron Rege and John Porcellino coming to SAW in Spring 2013

Two Week-Long Intensives With John Porcellino and Ron Rege Feb 25 – March 8, 2013 JOHN PORCELLINO: Feb 25- March 1 RON REGE: March 4-March 8   Dreams, Visions and Inspiration: A Week-Long Intensive with John Porcellino, Feb 25-March 1 John Porcellino is returning to SAW to repeat his amazing week-long workshop this winter! John will guide students in this 5-day workshop from blank page to completing their own…

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Coming up at SAW

New Gainesville Classes: Professional Inking and Drawing Techniques with Justine Mara Andersen, 6 Wednesdays, Sept 12 – October 17. Single Session Intro to Comics Workshop, Sunday November 4, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Teen Classes at The Doris Center on Saturdays Start October 20 with Sally Cantirino Online classes and Low-Residency Program. Our low-residency week will be October 15-19. We’ll work online with you in critiques and discussion to…

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