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Summer Workshop Spotlight: GRAPHIC MEMOIR WITH MELANIE GILLMAN

Melanie Gillman ’12 at Small Press Expo 2014 with Luke Howard ’13

Graphic Memoir Workshop
June 25-29

Eventbrite - The Center for Cartoon Studies Summer Workshops

Memoir is a popular subject in comics and Melanie Gillman ’12 is here to help you work on your own graphic memoir. The Graphic Memoir Workshop takes 5 days to walk you through the basics. Melanie will take you through the entire process: brainstorming, scripting, drawing, and publishing. They will cover narrative building, developing your personal voice and artistic style, and effectively pitching and publishing your graphic memoir.

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Melanie Gillman’s “As the Crow Flies” receives third starred review

Recent page from As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman

The first volume of As the Crow Flies, by Melanie Gillman ’12, was released by Iron Circus Comics in November 2017. Since it’s release, it has received three starred reviews! The comic, originally published online where it is still updating, is about Charlie Lamonte, a thirtee-year-old, queer, black girl spending a week of summer vacation at an all-white Christian youth backpacking camp where she learns to question the rhetoric. This volume is 250 pages and $30. They started posting the web comic in January, 2012.

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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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As the Crow Flies on Kickstarter

As the Crow Flies on Kickstarter

As the Crow Flies, a webcomic by Melanie Gillman, is finally making it to print through Iron Circus with a Kickstarter. The comic is about a queer, black teen girl at an all-white Christian summer camp, Charlie struggles to reconcile the piousness of the camp with the disregard it has for outsiders like herself and her fellow camper Sydney.

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SEVEN DAYS: The Cartoon Issue

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Vermont’s SEVEN DAYS Annual Cartoon Issue

Featuring cartoons by graduates of CCS: Melanie Gillman, Eleri Mai Harris, Luke Healy, Josh Lees, Dakota McFadzean, Aaron Shrewsbury, and Andy Warner! Contributors also include recent CCS fellow Nicole Georges, faculty Jon Chad, Tom Azarian, Alison Bechdel, Jason Cooley, Glynnis Fawkes, Ghostshrimp, Theo Ellsworth, Kaz, James Kochalka, Vermont Cartoonist Laureate Ed Koren, John Kovaleski, Rachel Lindsay, Matt Morris, and Tim Newcomb.

Pick up a print copy today!  Click here to read the Digital Edition!

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Seven Days: All Cartoons

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The comics from Seven Days’ recent all-cartoon issue are available online!

Click here for contributor bios and comics by Carl Antonowicz, Eleri Mai Harris, Rachel Dukes, Bill Volk, Bryan Stone, Allie Kleber, Donna Almendrala and more.

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CCS at CAKE 2013

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The second annual Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) will take place this weekend, June 15th and 16th. Folks in the area, stop by and see CCS alums Beth Hetland, Josh Kramer, Luke Howard, Laurel Lynn Leake, April Malig, Sasha Steinberg, Melanie Gillman, Dakota McFadzean, Penina Gal, Betsey Swardlick and more!

For a look at some alumni work debuting at CAKE, click “more.”

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Thesis Exhibition On Exhibit, May 12 – June 16

The Center for Cartoon Studies
2012 Thesis Exhibition

An exhibition featuring work by the graduating class of The Center for Cartoon Studies.

Exhibition runs Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm, through Saturday, June 16.

Location: CCS Gallery, Colodny Building, White River Junction, Vermont.

Click here to see photos of the exhibit online!

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Congratulations Class of 2012!

Donna Almendrala
Bill Bedard
Ariel Bordeaux
Melanie Gillman
Jai Granofsky
Molly Howard
Sean Knickerbocker
Dakota McFadzean
Katie Moody
Adrienne Núñez
Amelia Onorato
Wade Simpson
Rio Aubry Taylor
Andrew Geer Warner
Dave Weinar
Nate Wootters
Michael Scott King Stanley

And this year’s fellows:
Julie Delporte
Blaise Larmee

See work by the graduates on display now at The Center for Cartoon Studies Thesis Exhibition.  Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm, through Saturday, June 16.

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