Kids Classes In Summer 2016

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We’ll be offering a kid’s class for ages 7-10, from  June 27-July 1. Classes will be 10am-1pm each day. Price: $95.00 Student’s Name We have two slots available for children in need. Please contact us.. We hope to have a class also in August, stay tuned or let us know.      

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Summer Evening Classes at SAW, May 31-July 13

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New adult classes in JUNE 2016 We’re offering two optional classes this year for adults. Each class will run 7 weeks from the week of May 31-July 13 ———————– COMICS BASICS! with Jess Ruliffson Wednesdays, 6:30-9:00 – Acclaimed illustrator/cartoonist/comics journalist Jess Ruliffson joins us from New York to teach this summer’s Comics Basics Class. Learn the basics of visual storytelling, and create a short comic story by the end of the class. 7…

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Jen Sandwich Art Show

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We had a great show with Bradenton artist Jen Sandwich Oakland/Bradenton comics artist Jen Sandwich is known for her frenetic and fun diary comics detailing and drawing most people like rabbits. Her books Total Trash were recently collected into Meaningless: Total Trash and is an amazing collection of angst and glee.

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Summer Teen/Tween intensive, June 13-24, 2016

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2016: SAW is running a two-week intensive class from June 13-June 24 that will run Monday-Friday from 10 am – 4 pm each weekday.WEEK ONE IS SOLD OUT. THERE ARE STILL SLOTS IN WEEK TWO Week 1, June 13-17 will focus on exercises and skill building and short-term projects. Will work on all the skills of comic book creation, including character design, figure drawing, story writing and tool technique. Week 2 June 20-24 will focus…

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Info for Attendees of the Aidan Koch Workshop, 2016

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A few very important details: MOST IMPORTANT! SAW has moved to 710 SE 2nd Street, 2 blocks from the previous location. SECOND: Ms. Koch will be arriving around NOON on Monday. SAW attendees are welcome at 11 am to mill about and meet the others. Tom Hart will be driving to the airport so won’t be there, but we’ll we have the doors open and  coffee on and the library…

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The Odyssey of Sergeant Brennan

  We at SAW are incredibly proud to have packaged and contributed to this book. Written by the genius Bryan Doerries, drawn in part by SAW’s Justine Mara Andersen and Jess Ruliffson, lettered co-colored by SAW’s Sally Cantirino and co-edited and packaged by Tom Hart, this is an important book we hope everyone will see and share. The Odyssey Of Sergeant Jack Brennan by Bryan Doerries, Joëlle Jones and various…

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You have to go back in for the snakes

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When you are writing or making art, sometimes you are not addressing the real issues. Why are you making it? What is compelling you to tell this story? What hurts, scares or haunts you? You can’t just rescue the gerbils, the bunnies and the kitties. YOU HAVE TO GO BACK FOR THE SNAKES.     Thanks to Megan Kelso and Tim Krieder.

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Lives you’ve helped change…

YOU help our students succeed.  Need more proof that your donation helps? Thanks to you, here’s how you’ve changed some of our artists’ lives. “The teachers at The Sequential Artist’s Workshop work with you individually and as a group to address all of these areas of concern and foster growth by equipping you with new sources of inspiration, tools, techniques and of course, with knowledge. Perhaps most importantly, SAW’s…

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