Funding gifts rolling off the presses

  A sneak peek at some of the Riso zines and posters coming off the Risograph for our year-end fundraiser. If you haven’t donated, you can do so now at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/saw-2015-fundraiser/x/115742 $30 gets you the Riso Round Up featuring all of our student minis, and just $25 gets you the Ron Rege Poster, above! At  https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/saw-2015-fundraiser/x/115742    

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How to not be afraid of a Risograph

Within our first week of classes, Tom showed us the risograph in the corner of the classroom (it’s an upgrade to your common photocopier, commonly used in printing comics). Hearing horror stories that it was a complicated, finicky, loud and frankly downright intimidating machine, I was convinced there was no way I’d ever be able to learn how to use it. It became a personal mission to avoid at…

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First student zines

Flickr Page of Student Work

Our first zines from the first semester are rolling off the risograph. Here’s a look at Ceili Braidwood’s Hai Tea/Tea Ku: The first Riso zines by SAW students are coming off the press. This lovely one, Hai Tea/Tea Ku by Ceili  send-me-letters  

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Visting Artist: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels

Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, who’s lovely Meteorologie show (painting above) was just up at FLA Gallery here in Gainesville stopped by on her way out of town to do some Riso printing. I am always glad to offer the studio space to creative, adventurous artists (See Erin Curry’s amazing abstract comic, for instance. What Serra did is create little gems of geometric prints in flat gold on card and…

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