Category Archives: Online Learning

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

SAW grab bag of links

Posted by November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

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 11 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 12 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 24 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 [...]


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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 [...]