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Alum Tillie Walden’s SPINNING tools and techniques

Self portrait by Tillie Walden with her pen

 

Tillie Walden’s (’16) latest graphic novel, Spinning, recently came out from First Second. In some of her other comics, she included a list of the tools she drew the comic with in the back. But she said it didn’t feel right for Spinning. So I asked her what she used.

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Spinning by alum Tillie Walden releases September 12

September 12, 2017

Tillie Walden and her newest book, Spinning

Spinning by Tillie Walden (’16) is coming out in just about a week on September 12, 2017. Her fourth graphic novel, this is her first with First Second. She has also published I Love This Part, A City Inside, and The End of Summer with Avery Hill Publishing, released through Retrofit Comics in the United States. It will be coming out to marvelous reviews.

Page from Spinning by Tillie Walden

  • Booklist Online: “She uses negative space to great effect, elegantly depicting her loneliness and isolation while simultaneously emphasizing how deeply she feels unable to speak up for herself.”
  • Cathy Camper, Lambda Literary: ” At school, another student, Grace, bullies her, so skating becomes a kind of after-school refuge. Not a refuge from everything, however: Tillie develops a secret crush on another girl. . . .”

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Tillie Walden ’16 is a Special Guest at Small Press Expo 2017

September 16, 2017toSeptember 17, 2017

An incredible line up of SPX special guests is slated for 2017!  Including recent The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) recent graduate Tillie Walden ’16.  SPX takes place September 16 & 17, in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information, and to buy tickets, visit: smallpressexpo.com

Tillie Walden won two Ignatz Awards at SPX in 2016, a few months after graduating from CCS.

Winning in both categories Tillie was nominated for: Outstanding Artist & Promising New Talent! The Outstanding Artist category reflects, in the Jurors’ opinion, the best execution of graphic skill by an individual within the comic medium. Click here to read all about it.

Spinning is anticipated to be a bestseller in 2017! BookExpo named its finalists for its Editors’ Buzz program, which highlights titles in three categories expected to resonate with readers in 2017. In the past, selected nine books that proved to be bestsellers, according to BookExpo. The program has, in the past, selected nine books that proved to be bestsellers, according to BookExpo.

Spinning will release this September with First Second Books. Preorder a copy.

 

Spinning by Tillie Walden

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Spotlight Summer Workshop: YA Graphic Novel

August 4, 2017

Every summer, The Center for Cartoon Studies holds a series of week-long workshops. This summer, they have added some new workshops, including the Young Adult Graphic Novel with Jo Knowles and alumn Tillie Walden, July 31-August 4. The week will focus on the specific idiosyncrasies inherent in young adult fiction through lectures and exercises. You will have access to not only the knowledge of these two quality creators but also the printing lab and the Schulz Library.

Jo Knowles as visiting artist

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2017 Summer Workshop Line Up!

July 31, 2017toAugust 12, 2017

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NEXT UP SUMMER WORKSHOPS!:

GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP
with Paul Karasik

July 31-August 4
or August 7-11

Optional Online Extension 

GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP
with Jo Knowles
and Tillie Walden

The Young Adult Genre
July 31-August 4 

GRAPHIC MEMOIR WORKSHOP
with Melanie Gillman

August 7-11

Eventbrite - The Center for Cartoon Studies 2017 Workshops

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The Center for Cartoon Studies in the Eisners, 2017!

On a Sunbeam, Exists, Blammo 9, and Ape and Armadillo covers

The 2017 Eisner nominees have been announced, and we have some excellent folks from The Center for Cartoon Studies in there.

On a Sunbeam, by Tillie Walden (’16) is up for Best Digital Comic.

Exits, by Daryl Seitchik (’18) through Koyama, is up for Best Graphic Album, New.

Ape and Armadillo Take Over the World, by James Sturm (CCS cofounder) through Toon Books, is up for Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8).

Blammo #9, by Noah Van Sciver (’15-’16 fellow) through Kilgore Books, is up for Best Single Issue / One Shot.

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Congratulations The Center for Cartoon Studies Eisner Nominees!

Congratulations to all the Eisner Award Nominees, including The Center for Cartoon Studies Daryl Seitchik ’18, Tillie Walden ’16, and co-founder James Sturm:

Best Graphic Album—New
EXITS
by Daryl Seitchik ’18 (Koyama Press)

Best Digital Comic
On a Sunbeam
by Tillie Walden ’16

Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8), Ape and Armadillo Take Over the World
by James Sturm (Toon Books)

For the complete list of nominees, visit: comic-con.org

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The Center for Cartoon Studies in the DINKy award

The DINKys are the awards at the Denver Independent Comics and Art Expo and are in their second year. This weekend is DINK, and the awards are announced Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. The Center for Cartoon Studies family has some wonderful representatives! Good luck to you all!

Librarian Santiago Naranjo (’09) reading Something New by Lucy Knisley

Best-Work Self Published

Scraps by John Carvajal (’15)

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Tillie Walden’s ’16 SPINNING Named 2017 BookExpo Finalist!

Spinning is anticipated to be a bestseller in 2017!

BookExpo named its finalists for its Editors’ Buzz program, which highlights titles in three categories expected to resonate with readers in 2017. In the past, selected nine books that proved to be bestsellers, according to BookExpo. 

The program has, in the past, selected nine books that proved to be bestsellers, according to BookExpo.

Spinning by, The Center for Cartoon Studies recent graduate Tillie Walden, will release this fall with First Second Books.

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Read The Center for Cartoon Studies presents Q & A by Tillie Walden ’16, a comic about coming out as a cartoonist.

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