Archive | February, 2013

Podcast 194: Kickstarters!

Posted on 25 February 2013 by Pickles

This week on SEQALab, we’ve got some killer Kickstarters for y’all to check out. We’re also taking some time to talk about the advantages and pitfalls of Kickstarter and its counterpart, IndieGoGo.

Playlist Kickstarter

Sixty Shades of Blue Kickstarter

Niko and the Sword of Light Kickstarter

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Will Eisner Week “Spirited Sayings” challenge!

Will Eisner Week “Spirited Sayings” challenge!

Posted on 24 February 2013 by Duncan


“Spirited Sayings”
Turn quotes from comics legend Will Eisner into Spirit-title-page-style lettering.
Check out this PDF, which explains the challenge:


Here are some quotes from Will Eisner, but feel free to find your own:
“We have this history of impossible solutions to insoluble problems.”

“A key to my thinking has always been the almost fanatical belief that what I was engaged in was a literary art form.”

“It’s very important for me to maintain contact with the reader, because I’m writing to someone, and I’m desperately eager to achieve believability.”

“All professionals should teach at some time in their career because they are obliged to pass on what they have learned.”

“Memory is a very amorphous thing. It is selective and shaped by emotion.”

If you don’t use color for a purpose, why waste the ink?”

“I wasn’t aware I was making a revolution.”

“I’m in pursuit of a connection between me and the reader.”

Comics history is pretty brutal.”

When you’re different in a society, you’re funny.

“As for me, I am in pursuit of excellence. I have no time to get old.”

I don’t see myself as a developer of art or style . I think of my lines on the page as a vocabulary.

When I start the first page of a story, I want it to say to the reader; ‘believe this, it actually happened.

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Mini-Comics Mingle 3/2/2013

Mini-Comics Mingle 3/2/2013

Posted on 22 February 2013 by Duncan


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Podcast: Comics Art Forum Panel Discussion

Posted on 20 February 2013 by Pickles

Here’s a recording of Friday night’s panel discussion! We apologize for the quality of the audio. That was one seriously echo-y room.

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Podcast: Comics Art Forum 2013

Posted on 18 February 2013 by Pickles

This year’s CAF was amazing! We’ve got interviews with our visiting artists, and they’ve got some great tips and advice for artists of all levels. See the artist’s work on the websites listed below!

Raina Telgemeier
Dave Roman
Reily Brown
Rafael Rosado
Dawud Anyabwile

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CAF XIX Panel Discussion Recording

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CAF XIX Panel Discussion Recording

Posted on 15 February 2013 by Duncan

Comics Art Forum XIX Panel Discussion 2/15/2012 6:30pm.

Check out the recording in SCAD’s Virtual Lecture Hall:

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CAF XIX – Workshops & Portfolio Reviews

Posted on 12 February 2013 by Duncan



Comics Art Forum Assignments

Please see the rules: CAF-Rules

Assignments and workshop descriptions below (click: More…)

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Podcast 193: Comics Art Forum!

Posted on 11 February 2013 by Pickles

Whatup SEQA homies. Today we’re discussing all the fabulous artists that are coming to this year’s Comic’s Art Forum! Also a few tips to help you maximize your CAF experience.

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SEQA Friday Workshops!

Posted on 07 February 2013 by Duncan



These were last week:



Nicky has given us a link to his recording of this exciting workshop! Click here to check it out!

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Podcast 192: Pro Comics with Pickles

Posted on 04 February 2013 by Pickles

Hey everyone! On today’s (very short) podcast, we’re letting me (Pickles) talk about doing professional comics for the first time. Hint: Comics are hard.

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