Making Comics With Your Friends Debrief

Our HUGE thanks to Pat Aulisio, Box Brown and Josh Bayer for hosting last weekend’s two day workshop, Making Comics With Your Friends. We had a great turnout, thanks Gainesville for coming out! We did four main exercises: we started on Saturday with  creating titles and characters, then pulling from a hat, drawing the titles in very specific ways, passing off with new characters to someone else to draw….

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More about the Memorial Day Weekend Comics Workshop

The workshop will be about appropriation and tradition as well as collaboration. In a sense when Crumb steals from Bud Fisher or Box borrows a surfer from Pettibon or i start to emulate Pat’s background patterns or draw women based on a look I gleaned from Jackie Ormes ( http://www.jackieormes.com) its an extension of the community of comics and the interpersonal relationships which drive the soul of the indie…

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Collaborative Comics Workshop with Josh Bayer, Pat Aulisio and Box Brown May 25, 26

Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26 11:00am – 5:00 pm. Philadelphia comics stars Pat Aulisio and Box Brown with  Suspect Device maestro Josh Bayer are coming to SAW for a Memorial Day Workshop full of Raw Power! This class will be 2 days and will feature a variety of small exercises, collaborative projects and printing. Come for 2 hours or 2 days and pay-what-you-can.

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What’s Happening at SAW Soon: programs, classes, workshops, shows

Visual Technique and Mastery with Justine Andersen Thursdays April 4-May 9, 6:30-9:00 pm Justine’s plan: Throughout the course of the class I will be taking you (the students) through each of the steps I took to go from start to finish (from composition to symbolism, from pencils and inks to final watercolors), and over the 6-week course YOU will be creating finished full color illustrations, guided one step at…

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