Views from our new space, new year

Views from New SAW

  New year, new space Thank you! Dear Friends, The new school year has started with lots of excitement and we couldn’t have done it without you and your support. Your support and interest has enabled us to expand our services to even more students this year. We’ve welcomed 15 full-time students and expanded our space into this gorgeous old roofing building you can see in the pictures below….

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Thank you to the SAW teachers

I want to thank here the many fantastic teachers who have walked into my life here at SAW, whose role I could never have predicted when I began thinking about the place in 2010. These great teachers and inspiring artists have made SAW a haven, a beacon, a caldron – a place for students to work hard and learn this form. Justine Mara Andersen First, my amazing friend Justine…

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Thanks to The Eisner Foundation for a generous gift for 2014

We want to thank The Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation for a generous end-of-year gift to help support SAW in 2014. Eisner had an enormous and unprecedented effect on the medium. Eisner did more than anyone prior to him to consciously push at the boundaries of the medium, testing what could be done with that pacing, rhythm, expressive anatomy and that equation of “space=time” that we often boil…

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SAW in Gainesville Today

“The teaching is just excellent … I can’t tell you how many breakthroughs I’ve kind of made and strides of improving since I’ve been here, “ A very well written and researched article. Thanks to Sasha Fields and Gainesville Today. http://gainesvilletoday.com.s96490.gridserver.com/?p=340

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Thank You for Donating!

HELLO from the SAW Fundraiser! We want to thank you all for a super successful fundraiser. Through various sources, including the indiegogo campaign as well as our Etsy store and private donations from near and far, we reached our goal for our fundraiser. So thank you! It’s not too late to donate. You can go to our donation page here We’ve been busy with too many projects here at…

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Tom Hart interviewed at The Comics Reporter

Tom Spurgeon interviewed me in Decemeber for his end of the year series of interviews. http://www.comicsreporter.com/index.php/cr_holiday_interview_7_tom_hart/ Here’s a sample: SPURGEON: “You mentioned earlier your own development as a cartoonist, and then kind of referenced that just now. I wonder if you could talk about where you think you are. I always think of you as a cartoonist that’s worked out of a specific set of values for your work, not…

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Our End of Year Fundraiser

RENT PARTY/FUNDRAISING APPEAL. Gifts! Tax-Deductible Donations! HELP SAW IN 2013! We are live on INDIE GOGO UNTIL mid FEBRUARY 2013!   Hello from the Sequential Artists Workshop, or SAW. A couple years ago we had the crazy idea to open a school; an informal, but serious school, with a curriculum to match any anywhere, but without the baggage, the loans or the politics of higher education. This was the challenge. To create…

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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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