Current Events

  • Handlettering and Typography 4 Comics! Handlettering and Typography 4 Comics! 08/12/2014

    Cartoonist and Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Professor David Allan Duncan presents the process of hand-lettering comics. Sick of ugly digital lettering or cruddy handwriting? Good hand-lettering is a sign of professionalism – ask any comics editor. Explore comics lettering techniques and materials in this hands-on workshop. Learn simple tips and tricks for dialog balloons, inflection, sound effects, display lettering, and incorporating typography into your comics.

    Materials provided. This workshop is intended for ages 16 and up. Supervised by BICLM staff members Caitlin McGurk and Marilyn Scott.

    Seating is limited. To sign up, contact Caitlin McGurk at mcgurk.17@osu.edu
    Questions? Call 614-292-1134.

    BIO: David Allan Duncan (who goes by Duncan) has been teaching drawing, sequential art, and comics history since 2003. He began his teaching career at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He now serves as a full-time professor of sequential art at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). He is from Alabama but lives in Savannah, GA with his lovely bride Kristie and their son Oliver. He can be found at conventions and conferences around the country doing comics workshops, giving academic papers, and hocking his mini-comics. (www.gobnobble.com)

  • How to Make Mini-Comics:  A Little Fun How to Make Mini-Comics: A Little Fun 08/03/2014

    Cartoonist and Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Professor David Allan Duncan leads students through the process of drawing, producing, and distributing mini-comics. Learn about the planning, storytelling, and drawing that goes into making a mini-comic. Create a mini-comic and a sketchbook during the workshop. Come join the fun!

    Materials provided. Youth ages 8 and up welcome. Supervised by BICLM staff members Caitlin McGurk and Marilyn Scott.

    BONUS:  This workshop is being held on the closing day of our current exhibits, Exploring Calvin and Hobbes and The Irresistible Force Meets the Immovable Object:  A Richard Thompson Retrospective. Feel free to drop your kids off for the workshop while you explore the galleries!

    Seating is limited. To sign up, contact Caitlin McGurk at mcgurk.17@osu.edu
    Questions? Call 614-292-1134

    BIO: David Allan Duncan (who goes by Duncan) has been teaching drawing, sequential art, and comics history since 2003. He began his teaching career at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He now serves as a full-time professor of sequential art at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). He is from Alabama but lives in Savannah, GA with his lovely bride Kristie and their son Oliver. He can be found at conventions and conferences around the country doing comics workshops, giving academic papers, and hocking his mini-comics. (www.gobnobble.com)