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Wknd Updates: Cartoon Studies Admission for Fall 2019

9.14.19 One last post for the time being. I was looking to see if there were any workshops coming this month or the next few months and came across this…The Center for Cartoon Studies.  Credit source: The Center for Cartoon Studies ADMISSIONS THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES (CCS) IS LOOKING FOR WELL-ROUNDED STUDENTS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING VISUAL NARRATIVES. WE WANT STUDENTS WHO CAN THINK AND WILL WORK HARD. LIMITED DRAWING SKILLS ARE OK IF THEY ARE OFFSET BY A FEARLESS COMMITMENT TO PUTTING IMAGES ON PAPER. CCS WELCOMES COMIC AND NON-COMIC BOOK GEEKS ALIKE. WE LOVE ART, ENGLISH, HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION, AND GRAPHIC DESIGN MAJORS, AND THOSE WITH A LIBERAL ARTS BACKGROUND. APPLICATION FORM FOR MFA AND CERTIFICATE APPLY ONLINE NOW! Or, download and complete theCCS Admissions application form (.pdf) APPLICATION CHECKLIST 1) A PORTFOLIO CONSISTING OF: A minimum two-page comic story starring yourself, a snowman, a robot, and a piece of fruit. You may combine characters! Format may be a zine, mini-comic, or plain black and white copies. Non-returnable. Four samples of …

MidWeek Update: Comic-Con 2019 Wrap Up

7.24.19 Hello people! How was your weekend? Well, mine was pretty cool. Comic-Con 2019 has come and gone. If you weren’t able to attend this year’s event, there is always next year, but here are some highlights from the event…             Want to see more, go to Films That Rock on YouTube. Get prepared for Comic-Con 2020!   Featured image: E! News

MidWeek Update: An Art Fair & Comic-Con

6.5.19 Hello all! First Wednesday of June and I have two things go along to you. First off, Portal: Governors Island, formerly Governor’s Island Art Fair and then Comic-Con International San Diego… Credit source: Governors Island Fair & Comic-Con For those living in NYC or visiting, here are a few facts about this annual event. FAQs – Portal: GI 2019› Portal: Governors Islandformerly known as Governors Island Art Fair The 11th Annual Art Fair on Governors Island Organized by the Nonprofit 4heads, Inc. On Saturday, August 31, 2019, 4heads will open Portal: Governors Island (formerly known as Governors Island Art Fair), featuring a diverse range of artists from across the U.S. and abroad. Installations, which span the spectrum of artistic genre and media, will be presented across eight of the historic homes on Colonels Row, with each artist installing in an individual room or connective space. Now in its 12th year, Portal: GI heralds the start of the fall visual arts season in New York, with a spirited atmosphere that encourages conversation between artists and visitors and challenges the established fair …

WkndUpdate: Comic Submissions from Image Comics

10.20.18 So you wanna write or draw for comic books? Well, I’m sure some of you have already known this, but for those who don’t, I’m going to pass along on how you can get your submissions into the comic or graphic novel world. Here is one for Image Comics. This is from their submissions page, just a peek at what they expect. Credit source: Image Comics HOW TO SUBMIT TO IMAGE COMICS: Image Comics only publishes creator-owned material. We do not contract creators; we’re only interested in publishing original content for which you would retain all rights. Please do not submit any work that utilizes already-existing characters—Image characters or otherwise—as they will automatically be declined. Image Comics publishes creator-owned/creator-generated properties and WE DON’T PAY PAGE RATES. Image takes a small flat fee off the books published and it will be the responsibility of the creators to determine the division of the remaining pay between their creative team members. Things often change from proposal to the printed page. If the intended title of your book is awkward or …