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Mini-Comics Expo

Posted on 23 January 2014 by Paige Cambern

The Mini-Comics Expo

is a traditional sequential art event for as many as 50 students to display and sell their comics and other course work.


cannon_portrait3This year’s event will be at the new Haymans Hall on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 11:00 am – 04:00 pm, and will be visited by guest artist Kevin Cannon, author of Far Arden and Crater XV.


$0 – Free and open to public




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TED Talks: The Miracle of Ideas

Posted on 11 October 2013 by Paige Cambern

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David Gildersleeve is speaking in the 2013 TED Talks x Embry Riddle event this Saturday October 12th, between 13:45 and 15:00!

For those of you who aren’t on top of military time, that’s between 1:45 and 3:00!

The talk will be broadcast live on uStream, but if you can’t make it, don’t worry! You can catch it later on Youtube!


This year’s event is about the stories behind great designs. About what happens behind the scenes as science and art come together to create the designs of tomorrow. As always, the speakers will be remarkable people, pursuing creative careers and making big things happen. Come join the converstaion and rediscover the Miracle of Ideas.



Ever thought about who comes up with those wonderful comics that we couldn’t put down? David Gildersleeve began his illustrious art career     while growing up in the great State of Texas and comic books became his earliest teachers. Later he bounced around art schools, earned an MFA degree, and now teaches at The Savannah College of Art and Design in the Sequential Art department. David has been published in several magazines including Comic’s Pro Magazine and Playboy and presents his work in various galleries. David specializes in western art, humorous art, illustrations, cartoons, children’s stories, and cartoon strips. He’s currently working on his second children’s book and remains committed to painting as often as possible.

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Posted on 09 October 2013 by Paige Cambern





The sequential art department’s graduate students will be presenting one-hour workshops throughout the fall quarter. They will share their working methods and production techniques.


These workshops are open to any, and all, SCAD students.


They will be held on the following Fridays:



Using Reference Photos and Photoshop to help create a Comic Page

Friday, September 27, room 204

Presenter: Dane Cypel


How to Create Backgrounds, Quickly, with Photoshop

Friday, October 4th, room 204

Presenter: Dan Glasl


Essential Tools to create compelling Visual Stories

Friday, October 11th, room 204

Presenter: Dave Valez


How to use InDesign for Page Layouts and to create a Mini-Comic

Friday, October 18th, room 204

Presenter: Adam Del Re


How to “Flat” Pages Quickly and Increase Your Speed when Coloring a Page

Friday, October 25th, room 204

Presenter: Jeremy Lawson


How to Construct Handmade Mini-Comics and Sketchbooks

Friday, November 1st, room 101

Presenter: Athena Currier

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Editor’s Day Assignments

Posted on 06 May 2013 by Paige Cambern

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Editor’s Day Assignments [Download] – [UPDATED]

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Mini-Comics Expo!

Posted on 25 April 2013 by Paige Cambern


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Editor’s Day 2013 Poster

Posted on 23 April 2013 by Paige Cambern

Editor's Day Poster 2013

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Editor’s Day 2013

Posted on 23 April 2013 by Paige Cambern


The SCAD sequential art department will host leading comic book publishers and editors at its annual Editors’ Day Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, 2013 at SCAD-Savannah. Editors’ Day is a two-day event where editors and publishers will review SCAD sequential art students’ portfolio in Norris Hall with panel discussions at the SCAD Museum of Art Theater on Friday from 5:30-6:30 p.m.


Visiting editors and publishers include: Traci Todd, Senior Editor for Children’s Publishing, Viz Media; Shannon Watters, Senior Editor, Boom! Studios; Chris Staros, Publisher, Top Shelf Productions; Rebecca Taylor, Editor, Archaia Entertainment; Jill Beaton, Editor & Talent Search Coordinator, Oni Press; Natalie Foreman, Assistant Editor, McFarland Publishing; Terry Nantier, Editor, NBM Publishing; and Joel Enos, Senior Editor, Shonen Jump Magazine, Viz Media


Editors’ Day is open to all students at any SCAD campuses (including eLearning), and alumni. Students must apply for portfolio reviews, which will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications are available in an interactive PDF on SEQALab.com, and students must submit samples from their portfolio. Alumni, Atlanta campus and eLearning students can email applications with portfolio samples to talbano@scad.edu. Although graduating students and alumni have priority, all student levels are welcome, and every effort will be made to assign students to an editor or publisher, based on availability.


SCAD Editors’ Day has been a proud part of the history of the sequential art department for many years. The event represents one of the few major academic acknowledgements of comic art and sequential art storytelling in the nation. The Editors’ Day permits guests to discuss sequential art concerns from many differing points of view and provides students with an opportunity to network and learn from a variety of top industry professionals.


Editors’ Day Application


1. Open in Adobe Acrobat (interactive PDF),

2. Type ALL information on the application*

*Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


Editor’s Day Application [Download]


Important Dates:


Mon, April 29, 2013

5:00 p.m.


Student Applications & Portfolio samples DUE *

Norris Hall 1A

*[Late submissions will be accepted until May 1, but will be assigned to open spaces only]


Wed, May 1, 2013

5:00 p.m.


Late Application Deadline

Norris Hall 1A

[No late applications accepted after 5:00 pm]



Friday, May 10, 2013


Portfolio Reviews

9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Norris Hall


Panel Discussion


SCAD Museum of Art Theater



Saturday, May 11, 2012

Portfolio Reviews

9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Norris Hall


Mini-Comics Expo

1:00 – 4:00 p.m..

Norris Hall Courtyard


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SEQA Sampler Call for Submissions

Posted on 05 October 2009 by admin

Did you know that SCAD produced yearly anthologies? Past books have had themes, but this year SCAD is producing books showcasing stories from students with no limitation to content. And it is now open for submissions from SCAD students, faculty and alumni!

Stories must be contained within 2-6 pages of black and white artwork. Reminder, there is no theme and stories can be about anything you want!

Note: Initital submission should be copies of your artwork on standard 8×11 printer paper. Submissions should be labeled with your name, student ID number, e-mail address, and phone number ON EVERY PAGE. Please submit them by hand to Trisha Albano in room 1A, the sooner the better! 

NOTE: A new (and much more official) guideline has been posted up in Norris Hall and are as follows:

– Safe Panel area should be proportionationate to 10×15 (2×3), portrait
– Tones other than black may potentially be printed in secondary color
~ So consider keeping them on a separate layer
– Grays should not be bitmapped – keep them flat for the printer
– Comics should be submitted to Norris room 1A by the deadline posted
– Submit:
~ on standard 8.5″ x 11″ paper, single-sided
~ stapled in upper-left corner
~ form on front

Any questions, ask Prof. Duncan or your professor!

Poster Illustrated by Julie Collins

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Register for a Record and Zine Fair table

Posted on 05 October 2009 by admin

SCAD Student Media presents the third annual Savannah Record and Zine Fair Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the River Club, 3 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd!

The Zine Fair portion of the event allows sequential artists, comics collectors and enthusiasts to buy, sell and trade their wares. Sequential artists can network with one another and learn more about do-it-yourself publishing. The Zine Fair features the work of students in the university’s Sequential Art department as well as alumni and local artists. The Record Fair portion of the event allows vinyl collectors and enthusiasts and music fans to buy, sell, or trade their wares. Featured items include records, CDs, DVDs, books, magazines, clothing and music memorabilia. Admission is free and open to the public. Registration information after the jump!

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