Category Archives: Online Learning

Online learning, from history to tool technique to online mentoring.

SAW grab bag of links

Posted by November 1st, 2013 Comments Off on SAW grab bag of links

Recent videos that got our attention: First, the last 10 minutes of History Class at SAW with John Ronan this week, as he gives the students a brief look at the Undergrounds, in anticipation of […]


History of Comics Online Class

Posted by July 22nd, 2013 15 Comments »

Starting Aug 27, we’re offering an online class: Comics History 1 with John Ronan 14 weeks, covering 1750s to the birth of the comic strips SAW History of Comics with John Ronan This course will […]


Golden Age week at SAW

Posted by February 1st, 2013 18 Comments »

They’re covering the Golden Age stuff at SAW this week, so thought we’d share these links. From instructor John Ronan: Everything on this guys site is awesome, but here are some milestone comics we have […]


Oblique Comix Strategies

Posted by January 13th, 2013 28 Comments »

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 […]


Justine’s online tutoring overlays

Posted by January 2nd, 2013 Comments Off on Justine’s online tutoring overlays

We thought we’d take this opportunity to show more of what you get when you sign up with SAW’s online tutoring and work with Justine on your artwork. Elvis, whose work can be seen at […]


Next Low-Residency Week May 6-May 10, 2013

Posted by October 22nd, 2012 Comments Off on Next Low-Residency Week May 6-May 10, 2013

Our Low-Residency Intensive was a great success and we’re announcing our next open week will be Monday May 6-May 10, 2013 Click here to browse all our posts tagged Low-Residency, including pics, maps and other […]


SAW Low-Residency Week October 15-19

Posted by August 25th, 2012 19 Comments »

For anyone who might be interested in our Low-Residency week happening October 15-19, 2012 at SAW in Gainesville, FL We’re getting excitement and commitments from a number of interesting artists and hope you’ll consider it […]


Justine’s Overlays

Posted by August 25th, 2012 Comments Off on Justine’s Overlays

Justine has been tutoring her Gainesville students in inking techniques. Our student C.J. has allowed us to show her art and Justine’s overlays. Justine and I always work with our students in person and online, […]


Shojo of Loss

Posted by November 27th, 2011 Comments Off on Shojo of Loss

I have been asking friends and colleagues for stories and images of loss. Here’s a note I received from a favorite student in NYC. Dear Tom, The story from A Drunken Dream is called Hanshin, […]


Sarah Glidden’s Watercolor process

Posted by July 18th, 2011 Comments Off on Sarah Glidden’s Watercolor process

The fantastic comics journalist Sarah Glidden came to my classes twice this week to talk about her development, her works and her process. This link shows her watercolor process. I’ll try to get more about […]