Justine’s Exploitation Class, Nov 15 – Dec 13

  Do you really want to miss Barefoot Justine’s last workshop of 2012? Of course you don’t!   Join Barefoot Justine on a 5-week trip through the sleazy back-alleys of cinema, art, pulps and comics. For 5 weeks we will celebrate the mad geniuses of the genre, primarily exploring the long history of sexploitation. Over the course of each week’s 2 and a half hour marathon of fabulous fun…

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Carter Family Event, Dec 7

We’ll be hosting a showing of original art from The Carter Family, Don’t Forget This Song, by old friends Frank Young and David Lasky! David and Frank will be present via Skype! Copies of the book with an exclusive signed print will be available to purchase! In the Courtyard, Sad Scouts will play some Carter Family music, plus maybe some other surprises in the works.  

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What a Week!

Last week at SAW was probably our busiest, with our Low-Residency Week, with 7 students, 4 from out-of-state, all working for a solid week on their projects. Then our 24-Hour Comic Day, with more than a dozen cartoonists at SAW the entire 24 hours Then 5 amazing cartoonists dropped in out of nowhere: Megan Kelso, Gabby Gamboa, Lark Pien, Jess Ruliffsson and Eleanor Davis. Thank you guys, for coming!…

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Scenes from the Low-Res Week

Scenes from Wednesday and Thursday at the SAW’s Low-Res Week. Some new books, lots of breakthroughs, great talk, great music, rest. A package of great donated books from Derik Badman Wednesday night party Youtube hole, watching Turkish ET, Stairway to Stardom and Don Herzfeldt Sally has an inking breakthrough Elvis doing the best drawings of her life   Jared working quietly and productively on character sketches and inking practice…

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Low-Residency Program 2012

Day one of the Low- Residency Program. Students arrived, shared their projects and started outlining goals for the week and project. Excited for today’s visual details class with Justine, and then Tom’s tone-of-voice, point-of-view and character development class Wednesday before digging in and finishing Thursday and Friday.

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SAW 2013-2014 Video

Student in Single-Year Program

Thanks to WW3 occasional editor Hilary! for doing the voice-over and giving a kick to this video. Thanks to DIRTY FIST for the amazing music. Click here for the application or more about our Single-Year Program. Spread the word thanks! Apply for the 2013-2014 Program Click here to download our application SAW is looking for serious students of comic book and sequential art. Whether your interest is personal stories,…

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For our students in next week’s Low-Residency Program

Hello students for next week’s SAW low-residency program, we are super excited to have you. Classes will start 11 am each day and run until 5ish. Someone at SAW always tends to stay late, so on some days you may wish to stay late. Our schedule is mostly as seen on the website, with Justine and Tom probably switching Tuesday and Wednesday. We’re planning on showing “And God Created Woman”…

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