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Winter Quarter Lineup

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
  • 1/5 – Comic Improvisation
  • 1/12 – Competitive Pictionary
  • 1/19 – SNOW DAY
  • 1/26 – How Manga Became Popular in North America
  • 2/2 – Telephone
  • 2/9 – Human Anatomy
  • 2/16 – Screentones and Contours
  • 2/23 – Akihibara
  • 3/1 – TBA
  • 3/8 – Free Manga Paper / Comic Improvisation

Spring Meeting Lineup

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Here’s the meeting lineup for Spring Quarter! Note that May 12 to May 26 is not yet fully decided — we’re planning on having some local comic artists come in and present, but the exact dates aren’t confirmed. So keep an eye on this list for updates 🙂

Mar 31 – Comics on a Theme (Joy)
Apr 7 – Crazy Plotlines+  Free Manga Paper Day (All)
Apr 14 – Illustrative Biographies and More (Matt)
Apr 21 – Sakura-Con – Where will you be? (All)
Apr 28 – Character Creation (Sarah)
May 5 – General Member Presentation
May 12 to May 26 – Seattle Artist Presentations, Screentones (Joe)
June 2 – Party!

Winter Meeting Lineup

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Here’s the schedule for Winter quarter! Keep in mind this may change a little as we get closer to winter quarter and presenters get a better idea of what their schedules are like. Hope to see you there!

Jan 6 – Doujinshi & Fanfic 101 (Ryan)

Jan 13 – Read Comics Day

Jan 20 – Sketching and Inking Pt 2 (Joe)

Jan 27 – Coloring with Traditional Media (Sarah)

Feb 3 – Matt or Ulysses Day

Feb 10 – Creating a Comic: The Process (Joy)

Feb 17 – Coloring with Digital Media (Sarah)

Feb 24 – Matt or Ulysses Day

March 3 – Visual Novels (Ryan and Sarah)

March 10 – Free Manga Paper Day

Autumn Meeting Lineup

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Here is the schedule for Autumn quarter:

Oct 7 – Intro, Free Manga Paper Day/Share Your Work Day, Icebreaker

Oct 14 – Crazy Plotlines!

Oct 21 – History of Manga (Matt, Sarah)

Oct 28 – Best of the Worst (and some best of the best!) (Sarah)

Nov 4 – Sketching and Inking (Joe)

Nov 11 – Digital Comics (Sarah)

Nov 18 – Read Comics Day!


Dec 2 – Watercolor and Calligraphy Workshop (Ulysses)

Dec 9 – Free Manga Paper Day/Share Your Work Day

Hope to see everybody there!


Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Here is the tentative Spring Schedule:

April 9 – Read Comics Day + Cool Comics Day (Sarah) – powerpoint
April 16 – Character Drawing, Anatomy & Proportions (Joy)
April 23 – Ulysses Day (Ulysses) – reading
April 30 – Free Manga Paper Day + Share Your Work Day (Sarah)
May 7 – Ron McCain visit (Joe)
May 14 – History of Manga (Matthew) – powerpoint
May 21 – Happy Trees!: Drawing Backgrounds & Using Perspective
and a bunch of other cool stuff (Ulysses)
May 28 – Writing Workshop, Genres (Andrew) – powerpoint
June 4 – Free Write Day + Share Your Work Day (Andrew) Free pizza! 🙂

Hope to see everybody there!

Scroll down to the Spring Announcements post to see meeting locations and other interesting activities we’re planning!

Winter Quarter Announcements!

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Hello everyone! I hope everyone had a good winter break.

Meetings for winter quarter will be on Fridays at 3:30pm in HUB304F.

*NOTE: As of 1.27.2010, Free Manga Paper Day and “Framing Time” have been switched. Free Manga Paper day is now on 1.29.2010.

Feel free to mouse over the dates/titles of each meet for a brief description
Meetings that currently have descriptions are in blue

Here is the schedule of GNS meetings for Winter Quarter:

1/8    Intro/Free Write/Pass Around the Story
1/15  Different Styles of Comics
1/22  Introduction to Plot/General Story Makingpowerpoint
1/29 Free Manga Paper Day
2/5  Framing Time: A Brief History of the Graphic Novel, and Expressing the Non-visual on Paper
2/12  Character Types and Creation – powerpoint
2/19  Comic Composition tutorial
2/26  Share Your Work Day
3/5    Digital Art Programs
3/12  Drop That Naruto! Expanding Your Horizons and Unearthing the Gems of the “Underground”
And as always, if you have any suggestions for a topic you would like to see a meeting on (or if you’d like to volunteer to present yourself!) just shoot us an email at We’ll see what we can do!