Laura Park Workshop article on WUFT


From WUFT, at this link Laura Park gives students at SAW advice on how to improve their art. Their activities focused on the importance of observation of the world and memories they can use in their comics. (Abby Stafford/WUFT News) Cartoon Workshop Brings Chicago Artist To Gainesville By Abby Stafford March 17, 2017 Arts and Entertainment 4 Laura Park, an accomplished cartoonist who has worked with author James Patterson,…

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Our Spring Visiting Artist Workshop: Laura Park!

Laura Park March 2016 at SAW

We’re super excited to announce our spring workshop visiting artist will be Laura Park! Feb 27- Mar 3, 2017 A master of autobio comics, watercolor, lettering, and inking, Laura Park will help you refine your technical and storytelling skills during her weeklong workshop at SAW. The workshop will be heavy on demonstrations and exercises, with one-on-one critiques. Here’s a few snippets of what Laura will cover during the workshop:…

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Aidan Koch Workshop 2015

Aidan Koch came in March 2015 and taught an amazing workshop. 10 or more of us crammed into SAW every day for a fascinating lecture on drawing, storytelling, contemporary art, and were set loose to work on assignments each day. Everyone had a mind-expanding time. Thanks so much to Aidan for coming to SAW to teach!

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Spring 2015: Aidan Koch and Ed Piskor

Ed PIskor at SAW

  We’re unbelievably excited to announce next year’s SAW Visiting Artist Workshops for Spring 2015. Aidan Koch March 2-6, 2015 sees Adian Koch come to Gainesville. Koch’s lyrical, moving and often abstract comics have been wowing people for years since we first saw The Whale in 2010 and then her Xeric Award-Winning The Blonde Woman. Since then, she has out-shined anyone working with similar methods or material be it…

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Info about the Dash Shaw Workshop for attendees

Hi guests and attendees, We’re very excited you’ll be attending the Dash Shaw workshop next week! See below for a map of the immediate area. Class will run from 11-5 every day with Dash in charge of lunchtime, extended times, etc. If you haven’t located SAW on google maps or anything yet, it’s 18 SE 5th Ave, Gainesville 32601, but that isn’t a real address, so you can also…

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Dash Shaw’s Supply List for Feb 24-28 SAW Workshop

Dash Shaw Image

Dash Shaw writes and asks that you bring the following supplies (These are all easy to get at Central Florida Office Supply, 11 blocks away) 1.  A ream of 8.5 X 11″ computer paper. (SAW will have some to start with, if you want to wait til Monday or so to buy your own in town at CFOP.) 2.  Pens.  Whatever you normally draw with, plus some general office…

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Gabrielle Bell Coming in March 2014

Gabrielle Bell Workshop 2014

  Gabrielle Bell coming to teach at SAW for a week, March 3-7, 2014! Here’s some links of work and interviews Interview on The Comics Journal Review of early work by Rob Clough  Work on WHAT THINGS DO QUIET COLOR INTERVIEW by Pelly & Sherm INKSTUDS: GABRIELLE BELL by Robin McConnell ANTIHEROINES: GABRIELLE BELL by Jami Attenberg THE COMIX CLAPTRAP: GABRIELLE BELL by Rina Ayuyang and Thien Pham

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