Archive for the ‘General’ Category

How Manga Became Popular

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Sorry I forgot to post this earlier!

This is Samantha’s presentation from January 26th about how manga became popular in North America! If you wanted to check it out again here it is:

Manga in the United States

How To Make a Comic Results

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Here’s the link for what happened when we tried to make a comic…

Excellent πŸ˜€

I tried to upload the .png files, but it wouldn’t let me.Β  As soon as I can get this resolved, they should be up by the end of the quarter.

Biographical Novels

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

In case you forgot some of those awesome recommendations from Boram’s Biographical Novel Presentation, here’s her presentation!

The file was too big again for the 2 MB limit, so you can view it from here:


Digital Art & Perspective Presentations

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Hello! Just posting the powerpoint on Digital Art that Win and Ciera presented on October 13th and the Perspective presentation on the November 3rd. Credits should be on the notes of each slide or on the title/end slide.

I couldn’t upload the powerpoint directly to the website, so I’ve posted it in SlideShare:
Digital Art:
3D game slide:



Welcome to the GNS Website!

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Hello Everybody,

This is my first time posting onto the GNS Website, after a couple of trouble shootings. Eliminating all of the blog postings (1267 of them to be exact) took quite a while, but worth the effort!Β  Anyways, here’s the line-up for the fall quarter:

-9/27 – Introduction to GNS, Workshop Activity, Tools and Art Supplies

-10/6 – Crazy Plotlines, Officer Elections (Joe aka Yoshi)

-10/13 – Digital Art Tutorial (Win, Ciera)

-10/20 – Montage, New Flyer (Everybody)

-10/27 – Screentone Presentation (Joe)

-11/3 – Perspectives (Win)

-11/10 – Biographic Novels (Boram)

-11/17 – Meeting Someone New – Character Development Ideas (Ryan)

-11/24 – Thanksgiving Break! No Meeting.

-12/1 – How to Draw a Comic, Comic Improvisation (Joe, Win, Ciera)

-12/8 – Free Manga Paper Day, Read Comics Day, Show & Tell (Yoshi)

Hope to see you there!

-Joseph Lee

Presentations by local comic artists!

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Instead of having our regular GNS meetings for the next two weeks, we’re going to have two, that’s right, two presentations by comic artists from the Seattle area! Light refreshments will be served at both presentations!

Plus One Comics, Thursday 5/19, 7PM, SAV 168

Plus One is a webcomic about gaming by Lance Icarus and Dizzy Fox. Read their comic and learn more about them atΒ Note that this presentation will NOT be at the regular time but will be at 7PM!

Nate Simpson, Friday 5/27, 5PM, GOW 201

Nate Simpson has worked on video games since 1993. Former employers include the Dreamers Guild, Taldren, GoPets Inc., and Gas Powered Games. Most recently, he led the art team for Demigod, released in 2009 by Gas Powered Games and Stardock.Β He is currently taking a year off to learn how to make comics. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Jiyoung. Visit his website atΒ Note that this presentation will NOT be at the regular time of Thursday but will be on FRIDAY!

We’re planning on securing bigger rooms for these presentations, so please come, spread the word, invite your friends!


Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

GNS, say hello to your officers for the 2008-2009 year!


President: Tyler Mann

—The guy in charge. ‘Nuff said.

Vice-President: Iche Wang

—Second guy in charge. Also, really good at Photoshop and CG stuff. If you like that kinda thing, talk to him!

Secretary: Joy Sung

—Takes meeting minutes and is cool πŸ˜€

PR Officer: Frank Garcia

—Guy who deals with inter-group happenings. For example, he’s our liason to the Daily. He also is in charge of the gnovels email inbox

Webmaster: Joy Kim

—Is currently talking in third person. Maintains the site and GNS blog. Also is really into actually making comics/manga stories, and discussing manga as a form of literature, so if you’re into that, talk to her!


So that’s the little spiel on the officers. Get to know us! Talk to us! We don’t bite πŸ™‚


Joy K