Do you have your Narrative Image?
At the end of this sequence, hopefully we have a "Narrative Image." Just a single doodle or drawing from our doodling as we were gathering ideas.Read More
Derek Ballard came and talked about working for Adventure Time. I love this 45 seconds where he talks about being a parent of three and how it made its way into the final script.
Here's a couple pics.Read More
What I learned from Lynda Barry about stories and flow and avoiding the inner critic!
I was extremely fortunate to take a week-long workshop in person with Lynda Barry back in 2001. A LOONG time ago now!
That workshop, "Writing the Unthinkable" was all about "seeing your story" and following behind it, "like water skiing."
A walk through Comix 2000 with Tom Hart. This episode, Kalah AllenRead More
Weeks 1 and 2 in our new space, with our newest students. How do you run an art school? How do you create community? And teach art students to become artists?Read More
We are listening to you!
What are your biggest challenges in comics? What do you need?
Tell us here and we will respond.Read More
This episode, a fun 4 page story by Jessica Abel, taking place in Mexico and feature an equal number of dead and alive people.
As always, we explore this in more depth, with an exercise, in the SAW Comix Flow Working Group, over here: https://learn.sawcomics.org/courses/comics-flow-group
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Continuing the WALK THROUGH COMIX 2000, this episode a delightful 3-page story by Peggy Adam
EPISODE 003Read More
Let’s take an inside look at Justine’s process… New Mara, coming soon (enough).Read More
SAW's new space for 2018. Help us plan it out! Tell us your favorite arts space in the comments!Read More
Justine Mara Andersen re-launches MARA and discusses page 1. Justine has been busy prepping her files and pages to discuss with her students. This is a glimpse of a 32-page comic in progress, with valuable insights Justine is offering into the creative decision-making process on each page.Read More
Continuing the WALK THROUGH COMIX 2000, this episode a 5-page story by Filipe Abranches.Read More
I’ve been wanting to create comics without words. And, I found the answer in Tom Hart’s workshop.Read More
In my lectures I will show you masterful drawings and paintings and we will examine the layers from the front to the back, and analyze how they arranged and depicted each layer.Read More