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Comic Art Classes – MCAD Summer 2018

This summer I’ve been teaching Cartooning and Comic Art over at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design as part of their Continuing Education Youth Programs.

Here’s some pics from The Comic Creation I class.


And here’s some pics from The Comic Book Inside and Out class.


Pictures ©Tessa Keefe

For more info on Continuing Education classes available through the Minneapolis College of Art and Design just check out the following Link: MCAD Continuing Education

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Conventions MCAD

Autoptic 2015 – Minneapolis, MN

PFC Exhibit
(“Pierre Feuille Ciseaux” or “Rock Paper Scissors”)
at MCAD prior to Autoptic – August 7, 2015

Bart King, June Julien Misserey and Jenny King

Mathieu Bouillant (facing camera)
Barbara Schulz.

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Light Grey Art Lab Exhibit
prior to Autoptic – August 7, 2015

Street in front of the Light Grey Art Lab Exhibit
Jean-Christophe Menu (pink shirt), June Julien Misserey (dark grey shirt), Mathieu Bouillant (to the right of June holding camera), Mathilde Harmand (holding proofsheet), Marina Courtois (in red), Paulette Rossi (in dark grey holding camera) and Zak Sally (far right).
June Julien Misserey and Zak Sally in foreground.
Barbara Schulz and Zak Sally.
Light Grey Art Lab Exhibit
Anders Nilsen & Zak Sally
April Yolando Kasulis, Andrew George, John Wilinski, Jack Kotz,
Marissa Luna, Ben Tye and Kat Bride.

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Autoptic Festival 2015

Tessa Keefe manning my table.
Robin Sheldon & Nick Peters.
Happy daddy, Bart King.
Kitty Berry.
Maddi Gonzalez, Spencer Amundson and Marissa Luna.
Maddi Gonzalez, Spencer Allen Amundson, Marissa Luna,
Melissa Mariko Kieselburg and Andrew George.
Alexis Cooke and Hedwig Vinson.
Mandie Brasington and Jaime Willems.
Tom Kaczynski and Barbara Schulz.
Amaya Goldsmith.
Scotty Gillmer & Caitlin Skaalrud.
Carl Thompson, Scotty Gillmer & Caitlin Skaalrud
Paul Fricke.
Blue Delliquanti
Kyle Harabedian.
Mason Sklar (on right)
Christian Moser and Andrew Herbst (standing)
Erik Munson.
Erik Munson and Chan Chau (standing)
Ann Ryan, John Wilinski, Chase Van Weerdhuizen and Maddi Gonzalez.
Tyler Page
John Bivens and Alex Mitchell
Bryan Bornmueller and Ursula Murray Husted

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Panel discussion
One of the many Autoptic paparazzo.
aka Amaya Goldsmith
Back room for artists to take a breather.
Not many conventions cater to their exhibitors with pastries like these – just saying…
Jim Keefe and his whole crew (Tessa, Anna, Leo and Sophie).

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The view from my table.

And last but not least – the closing ceremony.

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MCAD

The Comic Book Inside and Out – MCAD Continuing Education

Posting some art from a cartooning class I taught this summer for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Continuing Education program. Hope you enjoy!


The Comic Book Inside and Out
Ages 15-18 – Summer 2017

– Comic Book Pages in Progress –
Click on images to see larger.

Dale Austin
Reilly Stokes
Nina Brennecke
Ellery Hanson
Neeva White-Glasper
Mayu Watson
Grace Bocek

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– Pics of Students –

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MCAD

Comic Creation I – MCAD Continuing Education

Posting some art from a cartooning class I taught this summer for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Continuing Education program. Hope you enjoy!


Comic Book Creation I
Young Teens Class Ages 12-15
Summer 2017

– Introduction to Penciling and Inking –
Click on image to see larger.

Sam Thomas
Sam Thomas

Evan Blodgett
Evan Blodgett

Erik Westgard
Erik Westgard

Kate Westberg
Kate Westberg

Henry Stephenson

Wyatt Ropal
Wyatt Ropal

Josiah Ndiritu
Josiah Ndiritu

Gus Muehlhausen

Veronica MayRose
Veronica MayRose

Tyler Longtin
Tyler Longtin

Aidan Longtin
Aidan Longtin

Griffen Johnson
Griffen Johnson

Rosie Burns
Rosie Burns

Joe Bunay

Thayer Slichter
Thayer Slichter

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– Pics from the last week of class –

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Artists - Cartoonists Conventions Joe Kubert MCAD

C2E2 Videos and Pics 2010-2013

C2E2 Banner

C2E2 2014 is right around the corner!
This will be C2E2’s 5th year, so here’s a quick look back with some pics and videos.


C2E2 2013

A pan of the huge main floor


The Kubert School booth at C2E2 2013.

Brigid Allanson (left) and Angie Fernot (right) - Class of 2012.
Brigid Allanson and Angie Fernot – Class of 2012.

MCAD students at C2E2 2013.

C2E2

Jaime Willems and Mandie Brasington.


C2E2

Maya Kern, Heather Williams, Jacklyn Hedlund and Allison O’Brien


C2E2

Jesse Charles Baker and Jay Rasgorshek.


C2E2

Coleman Gilbert, Greer Lawson, April Kasulis and Spencer Amundson.


C2E2

Jakob “Fro” Ealy


C2E2

Jack Kotz


C2E2

Charles Stewart


C2E2

Alexis Cooke and repeat performance by Mandie.


Barb Schulz and Jacklyn Heeyun Kim

Professor Barb Schulz and Jacklyn Heeyun Kim.


My table at C2E2…

Tessa manning my table.
My daughter Tessa manning my table.

My daughters Tessa and Anna in line to meet Peter Davison (the 5th Doctor).

C2E2

Peter Davison (the 5th Doctor) and my daughter Anna.
Peter Davison (the 5th Doctor) and my daughter Anna.

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C2E2 2012

Sights and sounds – Includes sketches by George Perez and Joe Kubert.


Pics just before the show and Artist Alley.

Convention attendees queued up for the 1:00pm opening.
Freddie E. Williams II
Jeph Loeb
Alex Saviuk
Keron Grant
Kevin Yan
Zander Cannon
Richard Starkings
Ben Templesmith
Eric Powell
Douglas Klauba
Peter V Nguyen
Dave Dorman
Billy Tucci
Amanda Conner
Frederica Yang
Adam Hughes
Thomas Gianni
Gary Gianni
Art Baltazar
Jimmy Palmiotti
Tony Daniel
Eric Maruscak
George Perez
Jill Thompson
Tim Sale
Brent Schoonover

Joe Kubert lecture.
This would be one of Joe’s last conventions, as he died in August of that same year.

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C2E2 2011

Artist Alley sketching tutorials by Thomas Gianni, Jeremy Dale and Gene Ha.


McCormick Place - Chicago
McCormick Place – Chicago
Artist Alley
Artist Alley
Artists Alley - My new banner.
Artists Alley – My new banner.
Me at my table - C2E2 2011
Me at my table – C2E2 2011
My daughters Tessa and Anna commandeering the $400 table of someone who left early.
My daughters Tessa and Anna commandeering the $400 table of someone who left early.

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C2E2 2010

Marvel Comics
Marvel Comics
DC Comics
DC Comics
Dark Horse Comics
Dark Horse Comics
Oni Press
Oni Press
Adam Hughes doing sketches.
Adam Hughes doing sketches.
The line for Adam Hughes.
The line for Adam Hughes.
Douglas Klauba's beautiful Flash Gordon print.
Douglas Klauba’s beautiful Flash Gordon print.
Me at my table.
Me at my table.

Last but not least – I had just bought a new car in 2010 that promptly broke down on the drive down to Chicago. Luckily I hadn’t driven that far and I was able to switch to the old reliable 1998 Dodge.

The Keefemobile at the convention - circa 2010.
The Keefemobile at the convention – circa 2010.

Over 200,000 miles – some duct tape and bungee cords – and it’s still running…

Keefemobile circa 2014.
Keefemobile circa 2014.