Visting Artist: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels

Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, who’s lovely Meteorologie show (painting above) was just up at FLA Gallery here in Gainesville stopped by on her way out of town to do some Riso printing. I am always glad to offer the studio space to creative, adventurous artists (See Erin Curry’s amazing abstract comic, for instance. What Serra did is create little gems of geometric prints in flat gold on card and…

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PAUL JACOULET!

Where has Paul Jacoulet been all my life? The Harn Museum here in Gainesville just had an amazing exhibit of this French-born artist who spent most of his time in Japan. SAW students and Justine and I all went to the Harn to see the show. Thank you HARN! See many better pics at our Flickr or here: http://www.panteek.com/Jacoulet/index.htm    More about him here  

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Funding Update 1-20-2013

  Less than two weeks for the SAW IndieGoGo Fundraiser Just a few more days for tax-deductible donations and great gifts from SAW in our annual fundraiser! THANKS TO EVERYONE who has donated and shared! We are just a few hundred dollars from our goal (we’ve gotten loads of stray donations from our Etsy store and in the mail- thank you supporters.) We’re still hoping to push it over…

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Justine’s new Exploitation Class, Feb 7

Having taken students into the depths and breadth of Exploitation cinema and media in her first 6-week class, Barefoot Justine is offering her 2nd session, starting Feb 7. At $100, this class really pays off! Come, explore the heights of cinematic depravity & the trippy sexadelic world of comics as they once were… and only at SAW! Take a 6 week trip through the fantastique, horrific, & sensational. Each…

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Not Comics: Jane Siberry Concert co-hosted by SAW

I’m really excited to have helped bring Jane Siberry to Gainesville this February, at Casa Ma Studios on University Ave. Superstar singer/songrwriter/musician/free spirit Jane Siberry will be performing for 40 lucky guests in the living room of Casa Ma. Jane is most known for her duet with KD Lang, “Calling All Angels.” This is a rare and exclusive chance to spend an intimate evening with such a great artist….

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Funding update Jan 15, 2013

Hi friends and supporters of SAW! Thanks so much for your support of SAW. We are very close to our goal, with $4700 coming in through our Indiegogo fundraiser and another $2000+ coming in from Etsy and other sources. Thank You! You’ve enabled us to secure our facilities and practices for another year, to bring more guest artists down to Gainesville to teach their practices, to offer more micro-grants,…

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Oblique Comix Strategies

Oblique Comix Strategies time to revisit these  A large block of text Summarize the most important part Narrated by a third party who we see Why so little suspense? Foreigners, their language(s) Blank spaces, blank panels Duplicate panels Give character what she wants but make her work for it Work as someone who doesn’t love (      ). Description, description, description. But it falls away under too much scrutiny. Announce…

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Ron Rege’s Pre-workshop curriculum

Ron’s been posting on Facebook, mostly, works and inspirations relevant to his week-long workshop here at SAW March 4-8 (2013) Here’s a quick run-down, pulling from his feed: *YES IT’S TRUE* I will be teaching a week long workshop in early March at The Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville, Florida. I am just now starting to imagine what this might involve – but if you are curious about, say – Jodorowsky’s Psychomagic,…

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Funding update 1-8-2013

Hi Everyone, I want to thank everyone who have helped SAW so far, in helping to secure itself and its mission to support artists and students for another year. Tom Hart was featured on The Comics Reporter website yesterday, speaking at length about SAW. You can see that interview here at Comics Reporter. We’ve got a few new rewards and gifts we want to share with you, to entice…

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