On Friday, November 16th, there will be two opportunities in Gainesville to attend presentations on Jason Lutes’ masterful graphic novel, Berlin.Read More
The Sequential Artists Workshop is now accepting applications for 2019-2020: Live, breathe, eat, and sleep comics for an entire year!Read More
Larry is the guy I have been trying to impress for years, more than a decade. He HOLDS THE KEYS He is the gatekeeper. He says GOOD JOB, -or- YOU SHALL NOT PASS, but only one or the other.Read More
An amazing week!
Last week saw our first LOW-RESIDENCY WORKSHOP in our new space. It was fantastic. 9 people from all over the country, and breakthrough and after breakthrough.Read More
This is a playful one day workshop based on expanding your visual vocabulary with found and traditional materials.Read More
Storytelling -and creativity in general- often involves holding two ideas at once. Or turning one thing into another, so that one thing becomes two.
Here's one of my favorite examples! The Tomi Ungerer "Schnipp Schnapp" collage.
We are so excited to have Leslie Stein come to Gainesville to bring her funny, kind-hearted, dreamy watercolor magic to SAW artists! More info and links to reserve your space soon!Read More
What bastion do we have?
Everything right now is designed to keep us from ourselves, and to keep us from each other.
The distractions, the politics, the voter disenfranchisement, the Alexas and the phones all keep us in their system and out of the ones we create for each other...
Our summer teen tween comics art students made great work and have waited a whole 3 months for a celebratory art show, while we moved our whole school!
Come out on Oct 19 and celebrate the hard work they did and grab a copy of the anthology of work made during the two-week program.
another Walk Through Comix 2000. This one, the French artist Ambre, whom I had not known before.
This one is full of textures and rich grays and black and whiteRead More
This week at SAW. Silent comics, expressive anatomy, inking and drawing at the springs!Read More
Join us for Chris Brokaw and Thalia Zedek's Gainesville stop on their fall living room tour. It's their only Florida show! Formerly of Come, Codeine, Live Skull, Uzi, Lemonheads, and a lot of other projects you'd definitely love, they're also both excellent solo songwriters and this show will be very special.Read More
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."