With the Release of Off Season (Drawn and Quarterly), James Sturm is touring the country. On Saturday, March 23, you can see James at the Virginia Festival of the Book. Off Season is about a couple divided by the politics of 2016— and the disorienting months that followed the election. (more…)
Work on your comics at the Cartooning Studio! This summer, from June 17–21, you can hone your comic skills with Jon Chad (Leo Geo, Science Comics: Volcanoes) and Beth Hetlandm ’11 (Half Asleep).
For 5 days, you will learn through lectures and drawing exercises to develop your characters and environments, strengthen your writing, and practice a variety of inking techniques. And by the end, you and your classmates will get to share your brand-new mini comics with each other. “You will learn the things you didn’t know you didn’t know!” says previous workshop participant Carolyn from Ann Arbor, MI.
A Will Eisner Week lecture
Thursday March 7, 3pm
CCS Post Office building, 46 South Main Street
This lecture is open to the public.
Cara Bean is the author of Draw 500 Funny Faces and Features and has been teaching art in the United States for thirteen years. Her work has been featured in Pen America Illustrated, The Women’s Review of Books, and Teaching Arts Magazine. She provides public drawing and creativity workshops that explore how the beginning of complex ideas emerge from the simple act of doodling on paper. Cara has taken a leave from her teaching position to focus on creating comics that speak directly to kids about mental health. She is The Center for Cartoon Studies Cornish Residency Fellow.