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Watch “How to Draw Some Attention to my Graphic Novel Workshop” by CCS instructor Paul Karasik

Graphic Novel Workshop:

Session 1: August 3-7
Session II: August 10-14

Optional online extension!

Eventbrite - The Center for Cartoon Studies 2015 Summer Workshops

Do you have the beginnings of a graphic novel but need some help getting it off the ground? Is your cartooning stuck in a rut, ready to move up to another level?

Put everything else aside and only work on your comics for a week in White River Junction, Vermont. Workshop instructor Paul Karasik is a cartoonist (The New YorkerCity of Glass), a comics scholar (I Shall Destroy All The Civilized PlanetsHow To Read Nancy), and a renowned teacher who really knows how to take good cartoonists and make them better.

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Will Eisner Week Lecture: Sophie Yonow

March 5, 2015

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In celebration of Will Eisner Week, Sophie Yanow, CCS fellow and cartoonist from Northern California whose work fluctuates between the macro and the micro, will talk about her approach to nonfiction, autobiography, and poetry in comics making. In the fall of 2011 she moved to Montreal, Quebec where she joined the well regarded Colosse comics collective. In Situ, a collection of journal comics documenting her transition to Montreal, won wide acclaim in US and Canada. Her work has also frequently appeared online on Top Shelf Comix, Te Rumpus, the Nib, and many others. Her latest book, War of Streets and Houses published by Uncivilized Books, was nominated for an Ignatz Award for ‘Outstanding Graphic Novel’ in 2014.

Thursday, March 5, 3pm
At The Center for Cartoon Studies Post Office Building

Free and open to the public.

Special thanks to our reception sponsor Maple Street Catering and Big Fatty’s BBQ!

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Spring Portfolio Day at CCS

March 21, 2015

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Portfolio Day
Saturday, March 21, 1pm

An event for Prospective Students

1-4pm
Bring your sketchbook!
Admissions Portfolio Reviews
Learn more about the program
Meet faculty and students
Tour the campus

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Vermont SF Writer’s Series: Vermont Tales of Adventure!

February 27, 2015
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

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Geek Mountain State is pleased to announce the next installment of the Vermont SF Writer’s Series: Vermont Tales of Adventure!, which will take place on Friday, February 27th at The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Post Office Building in downtown White River Junction at 6pm. Authors included in this event are Joe Citro, Bruce Hesselbach, Marko Kloos, Fred Lerner, Brian Staveley and CCS instructor Sarah Stewart Taylor.

This event follows a very successful year in which hundreds of listeners listened to dozens of Vermont storytellers in places such as Quarterstaff Games, Phoenix Books, The Fletcher Free Library and the headquarters for the Burlington Writer’s Workshop. The first event of 2015 took place at the Vermont History Museum in Montpelier.

For or more information and to RSVP:  geekmountainstate.com

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CCS Spring Visiting Artist Line Up!

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The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Spring Visiting Artist lineup is here!  Cartoonists and artists due to visit the school this semester include Jo Knowles, Jo Dery, Maurice Vellekoop, Jess Ruffilson, Craig Fischer, CCS Alum Dan Archer, Jen Sorensen, George Pratt, Ellen Forney, Alison Baker, Tom Kaczynski, Chris Pitzer, CCS Alum Jen Vaughn, and Danielle Corcetto.

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This Summer: Graphic Novel Workshop With Paul Karasik!

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“Paul Karasik has a kind of intelligence combined with earnestness that comes from someplace deep not a recipe book. He is very, very, very intelligent.”
- Art Spiegelman
Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, “MAUS: A Survivor’s Tale”

Graphic Novel Workshop:

Session 1: August 3-7
Session II: August 10-14

Optional online extension!

Eventbrite - The Center for Cartoon Studies 2015 Summer Workshops

Do you have the beginnings of a graphic novel but need some help getting it off the ground? Is your cartooning stuck in a rut, ready to move up to another level?

Put everything else aside and only work on your comics for a week in White River Junction, Vermont. Workshop instructor Paul Karasik is a cartoonist (The New YorkerCity of Glass), a comics scholar (I Shall Destroy All The Civilized PlanetsHow To Read Nancy), and a renowned teacher who really knows how to take good cartoonists and make them better.

“If you ever had any interest in taking a comics class, I recommend THIS ONE. Paul is probably one of the most insightful and all around influential and amazing teachers I’ve ever had…I give this class ten thumbs up, if I only had thumbs for each finger.” – Heather Benjamin, Cartoonist

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Saturday Cartoon Club Winter Session

February 7, 2015
March 7, 2015

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Are you at least nine years old? Do you like drawing comics? Do you have a few Saturdays free this spring? If your answers are yes, yes, and yes then come join The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Saturday Morning Cartooning Club! We’ll design characters, create stories, and learn a ton about cartooning!

Next Saturday Morning Cartoon Club:

February 7
March 7
April 4
May 2

Time: 10-11:30am

For more information and to register online:

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Midterm Senior Thesis Posters Exhibit

December 5, 2014

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Midterm Thesis Project Posters are on exhibit at The Center for Cartoon Studies in the Colodny Building Gallery, at 94 South Main Street in downtown White River Junction. The posters provide a Midterm synopsis of student projects, featuring artwork and details on the intended final project.

On display during White River Junction’s First Friday, December 5, 5-7pm.

Join us on Instagram to see more photos of the student work!

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