New adult classes in Fall 2016

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We’re offering two optional classes this year for adults. Check below for specific dates. All classes will be at SAW’s new location, unless otherwise noted.   Tuesdays: Comics Basics with Jess Ruliffson Students will learn basic storytelling techniques through several hands-on class assignments each session. Skills in basic narrative, character development, writing dialogue, and building setting will be developed. Students will create short comics as well as one longer comic by…

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Apply for 2016-2017

Apply for 2016-2017

Along with our web redesign, we’ve made it easier to apply for the SAW Year-Long Program! You’ll need a portfolio of (2) autobiographical comics, two (2) drawing studies from life (still lifes, locations sketches and/or live model drawings) and one (1) drawing from a photograph. See application for more information. Click here to go to our online application.

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Virtual Open House Thursday, June 2 at 9pm EST

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We’ll be hosting a Virtual Open House for all those who are curious about SAW! Tom Hart and a rag tag group of students and alumni will all be around on the Tweet-o-Sphere and Tumblr-Swamp to answer your questions about SAW. Ask us about the year-long program. Ask us about workshops. Ask us what Gainesville is like. Ask us about the mentorship model of teaching. Ask us for inking tips….

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Kids Classes In Summer 2016

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We’ll be offering a kid’s class for ages 7-10, from  August 8-12 . 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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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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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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New adult classes in January

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We’re offering four optional intensive classes this year for adults. All classes are 15 weeks long,  January 11- April 29 with a break during UF Spring Break, Feb 28-March 3, 2016. ———————– Mondays, 6:30-9:00 pm – Comics Obstructions with Tom Hart This class will be almost entirely exercise-driven. We’ll do collaborative comics, non-traditional exercises and experiments to get us unstuck and keep us on our toes. We’ll try collage, watercolor,…

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Spring 2016: Aidan Koch

Aidan Koch 2016

Visiting Artist Workshops Spring 2016:Aidan Koch We are super excited to announce our visiting artist workshop for Spring 2016. Choose a workshop Aidan Koch $275.00 USDSam Alden $275.00 USDBoth – Koch and Alden $500.00 USD Feb 29-Mar 4 – Aidan Koch Aidan Koch will be returning Feb 29-March 4. Her workshop in 2015 amazed all the attendees. Sam Alden – CANCELED Due to professional obligations. SORRY!!! Sorry everyone. Stay tuned…

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