May 9th, 2017
by Hilary Price
In this Newsletter:
May 12, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Watch three speedy cartoonists go Sharpie-to-Sharpie to outdraw their opponents as they answer zany challenges by Quick Draw Quizmaster host Hilary Price (That’s me). See hilarious cartoon art cooked up right before your very eyes!
Modeled on the famous crowd-pleaser at San Diego Comic-Con, this event showcases the talents of Mike Lynch (Reader’s Digest, The Wall Street Journal), Maria Scrivan (MAD, National Lampoon), and a VERY special award-winning Mystery Guest!
Cash bar provided by Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery.
ADMISSION: $10. Space is limited. Call 802-257-0124 x101 or reserve tickets at http://bit.ly/2oY34C1
June 5-8, Center For Cartoon Studies, White River Junction, VT
This 4-day intensive workshop which examines the essentials for producing your own single panel comics – characters, environment, plot and the gag. A combination of lectures and studio time provides an in depth look into the form and an opportunity to leave with completed works. Writing and Drawing Single Panel Comics is for both beginner and advanced adult and college students.
Questions? Call (802) 295-3319 or [email protected]
As this past year was year 21 for Rhymes With Orange, much of my time was spent wandering Vegas with a yard-long plastic margarita glass hanging from my neck. It’ll be good to finally get back home and put my feet up. My cat suggests an extravaganja, but I’m more inclined to a cupcake. (That’s just catnip, I swear.)
Once again, welcome back the amazing and talented Rina Piccolo! While I was in SF cavorting at the Queers and Comics conference last month, Rina took the helm. So you’ll be seeing her work all this week.
Rina is a avid sketchbooker. Here’s a piece from her blog post “Musings On Keeping A Sketchbook Journal.”
I am honored this year to be nominated for the National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award. The big party is over Memorial Day, this time in Portland OR, and there’s some stiff competition for the big prize. Check out the other nominees:
I just need to find a turtleneck to match.
A couple months ago, a bunch of New England cartoonists went to Worcester, MA to see a retrospective by the Ed Emberley, who wrote THE most influential drawing book I’ve ever had. AND here are the original pages of that book! AND Ed himself was there. AND he signed my book. Mind blown.
So that’s the wrap up. Thanks for tuning in!
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