Saturday Cartoon Club

Kids + Comics = YOWZA!

Are you at least 9 years old? Do you like to draw comics? Have a few Saturdays free this spring? If your answers are yes, yes, and yes then come join the Saturday Morning Cartooning Club!

Next session:  May 3

10-11:30am at The Center for Cartoon Studies Post Office building. Stick around after the session to visit The Schulz Library Reading Room.

Click here for more information and to register!


This Year’s Commencement Speaker: Kazu Kibuishi

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The Center for Cartoon Studies is proud to name Kazu Kibuishi as our 2014 Commencement Speaker! Kibuishi is a graphic novelist best known being the creator and editor of the comic anthology Flight and the ongoing bestselling Amulet series for Scholastic. He is also the illustrator of the Harry Potter book covers.

 

 


HOW TO GUIDEBOOK by The Center for Cartoon Studies

Click here to read or download How To Draw Comics, A Guidebook to The Center for Cartoon Studies.


Summer Workshops at CCS

Even though this was a 5-day workshop, I’m going home with months worth of materials and instruction.  It’s great to be surrounded by talented people who share their enthusiasm for comics.

–Sally, age 31, San Francisco

 

SUMMER WORKSHOPS

 

  • CREATE COMICS, July 7-11
  • APPLIED CARTOONING:
    AN EDUCATOR’S SYMPOSIUM,
    July 11 & 12
  • GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP,
    August 4-8 or August 11-15
  • CARTOONING STUDIO,
    August 18-22
  • NEW! SCREEN PRINTING INTENSIVE, August 22-24

Click here for more information and to register.


CCS Fellow 2014-15: Sophie Yanow

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Sophie Yanow was born north of San Francisco. In 2011 she moved to Montreal, and with Colosse collective published In Situ, her acclaimed autobiographical comics series. She was an invited artist-researcher for the Canadian Center for Architecture’s “C for Condo” workshop, and participated in projects such as the the 48 Heures de la Bande Dessinée, the strike related online Manif de Bonhommes, and La Hausse en Question strike zine. Her work has been exhibited throughout the US and Canada.  sophieyanow.com


Jeff Danziger and Tom Tomorrow

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The Center for Cartoon Studies
and Norwich Public Library present

The CONSCIENCE of
a CARTOONIST

JEFF DANZIGER
in Conversation
with TOM TOMORROW

Come celebrate the release of Danziger’s new book,
THE CONSCIENCE OF A CARTOONIST, a searing account of America in the aftermath of 9/11.

Thursday, April 17, 7:30pm

Norwich Congregational Church
15 Church Street
Norwich, Vermont

Free and open to the public.

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The Conscience of a Cartoonist: Jeff Danziger in Conversation with Tom Tomorrow

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White River Junction, Vermont — The Center for Cartoon Studies and Norwich Public Library present Passion, Politics and Panels!: Jeff Danziger in Conversation with Tom Tomorrow. This lively discussion of cartooning and politics is in conjunction with the release of Danziger’s new book from Fantagraphics Books, The Conscience of a Cartoonist, a searing account of America in the aftermath of 9/11.

The event takes place on Thursday, April 17, 7:30pm, at the Norwich Congregational Church, 15 Church Street, Norwich, Vermont, and is free and open to the public.

Danziger is a political cartoonist syndicated by The New York Times worldwide. He was finalist for 1993 The Pulitzer Prize, awarded the 2006 Herblock Prize, the 2008 Thomas Nast Prize, and is a decorated Vietnam veteran. He has produced ten books of cartoons, a children’s book, The Champlain Monster, and a novel about the Vietnam war. Danziger was born in New York City.  His 40-year cartooning career has included working with the New York Daily News, The Rutland Herald, and Christian Science Monitor.

Tom Tomorrow (a.k.a. Dan Perkins) is the creator of the weekly political cartoon, This Modern World, which appears in approximately 80 newspapers across the U.S., and on websites such as Daily Kos, Truthout and Credo. He received the first place Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in 1998 and in 2003. (more…)


Saturday Cartoon Club

Kids + Comics = YOWZA!

Are you at least 9 years old? Do you like to draw comics? Have a few Saturdays free this spring? If your answers are yes, yes, and yes then come join the Saturday Morning Cartooning Club!

Next session:  

May 3

10-11:30am at The Center for Cartoon Studies Post Office building. Stick around after the session to visit The Schulz Library Reading Room.

Click here for more information and to register!


Visiting Artist: Marion Fayolle

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Graduating from the Strasbourg School of Decorative Arts, Marion Fayolle co-founded the narrative image magazine Nyctalope. She is the author of the books Man Pieces, published by Michel Lagarde, Table published in June 2012 by Julien Magnani, Tablecloth as Snow, a primer published by Notari, and In Pieces, published in September by Nobrow.  She has also done work for XXI, the New York Times, Paris Mômes, and Psychologies Magazine.


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