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Editors’ Day 2017 Application

Posted on 17 April 2017 by John Larison


Editors’ Day is a recurring event that the Sequential Art department holds every year. This event brings in editors from major comic and publishing companies from around the country.

Editors will hold a panel discussion on Thursday, May 4th at the SCAD Museum of Art to discuss industry trends and the importance of professionalism, as well as what it takes to work in the industry. On May 5th and 6th, editors will hold portfolio reviews for students from all campuses who are able to make it to Savannah over the course of these two days. To partake in portfolio reviews, an application must be submitted. Click here to download the application.


Applications are due on April 29th by 4:00 p.m. Contact Professor Rashad Doucet with questions. (Do not email him samples).

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Presentation of Mentor Work 2017

Posted on 04 April 2017 by John Larison

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Presentation of Mentor Work

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

5:00PM | Haymans Hall | Room 118

Come see work created by students that were mentored by Patric Reynolds. Reynolds will discuss the work he’s done with the various mentees, their story ideas, and the progress made. There will be a Q&A session that focuses on possible routes for publication.

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Save the Date! Editor’s Day 2017

Posted on 30 March 2017 by John Larison


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Graduate Workshops 3/3/17

Posted on 02 March 2017 by John Larison

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All workshops are taking place in Haymans Hall this Friday from 9:30am – 2pm.

Workshop: Story Engineering
Room 315
Time: 9:30AM – 10:30AM

If you want some tips and rules for creating a story or plotting and building a comic, then join sequential art graduate student Mike Becker as he breaks down his personal approach to the storytelling process.

Workshop: Architecture: Research
Room 213
Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

What is architecture? How and why do we build? What do you need to consider as you build the world within your
story? Join sequential art graduate student Kelsey Nix as she explores these questions. Every building is its own story; learn to harness the storytelling power of architecture to help advance your own narratives.

Workshop: Architecture: Execution
Room 213
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Stick around afterwards as sequential art graduate student Allie Pipitone shows how all of the pieces come together in a perspective-based workshop. Not comfortable drawing architecture? No problem! This all-levels crash course focuses on the basics and applying them through various techniques. Bring a sketchbook and be ready to draw along. You gon’ learn today.

Workshop: Drawing and Colouring Digitally
Room 213
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join sequential art graduate student Mark Whitaker as he conducts a demo on how to approach drawing and coloring comics digitally. Want to learn more about drawing digitally? Mark will go over how he approaches drawing and coloring and painting using various brushes and layer settings in both photoshop and manga studio. Q & A to follow.

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Graduate Workshops 2/25/17

Posted on 24 February 2017 by John Larison

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Water Effects

Saturday, Feb.25, Haymans Room 208, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Come and learn how to draw water effects using the Anderson Method. It’s easier than it looks! I promise! This Saturday, graduate student Sydney Anderson, will walk you through the proper way to conquer water. Q & A to follow.

Putting it into Perspective

Saturday, Feb.25, Haymans Room 214, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Tired of flat characters on flat backgrounds? Want to add depth to your character art but aren’t sure where to begin? Join graduate student Don Fox as he breaks down and demonstrates the methods he uses for constructing characters quickly and accurately in extreme perspectives.  Q & A to follow.

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Graduate Workshop 2/10/17

Posted on 08 February 2017 by John Larison


You all know how effective environment and acting can be in storytelling, but have you noticed that most characters just seem to wear plain old jeans and t-shirts? Is that not boring?

This workshop will provide a basic knowledge of the costume design process from starting with the silhouette to the psychology behind colour, style and period choices.

It instructs you on how to apply costuming to your comics process which will further emphasise a character’s aesthetic qualities and enhance their role in the story,making your worlds a little more believable.

Join Luke Kemp-James on 10th February at Haymans Hall room 110 at 11am to learn about Costume as character.

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Comics Art Forum Assignments and Rules

Posted on 31 January 2017 by John Larison

If you miss your appointed time, we cannot guarantee that you will see any of the artists.

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Rashad Doucet at

Portfolio Review and Workshop Lists:

Click the links below to see the lists.


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Comics Art Forum Application

Posted on 19 January 2017 by John Larison



The application for Comics Art Forum can be found below. Follow all instructions listed on the application and turn it in by 1PM, January 28th 2017.

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Saturday Comic Strips and Pizza

Posted on 19 January 2017 by John Larison


The SCAD Sequential Art department invites you to a Q&A session with two acclaimed syndicated comic strip creators:
Bill Amend (Foxtrot) and Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine).
Saturday January 21, 5pm, Haymans Hall 118.

If you have any questions, see Prof. Duncan:

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Workshop: Visual scripting

Posted on 10 January 2017 by John Larison


Graduate Student Timothy Taylor Presents:

Saturday January 14, 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Hayman’s Hall, Room 213

Do you ever find yourself torn between trying to get visual ideas drawn while trying to write a script? You are not alone! As comic creators, getting ideas down visually and verbally is important. With visual scripting techniques, you will learn methods for writing scripts while thumbnailing your pages at the same time!

You will look at scripts with drawings on them, thumbnails with written notes and examples of both being done at the same time. You’ll learn about the importance of shorthand and notation and the importance of getting to know what you can draw quickly and what you may need to write.

•       Students will become familiar with visual scripting techniques

•       Students will create a one-page story thumnailed and written using visual scripting techniques and Rory’s Story Cubes.

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