Archive for April, 2009

Adam M Botsford is The CLAW’s Young Cartoonist of the Future

Adam Gets His Check shot 2

Congratulations to Adam M Botsford for winning the 2009 Young Cartoonist/Illustrator of the Future Scholarship! Adam has received an over sized novelty check in addition to $100 dollars in cold hard cash.

Check out his amazing pumpkin illustration…


Adam has posted a write up of his experience during the CLAW OPEN SWIM MEET and AWARD CEREMONY which is sewn with well crafted sketches he drew during our group conversaton about the superiority of 1980’s zombie movies.


On behalf of THE CLAW high fez council of MYSTIC EYES, I wish you the best of luck. May your pencil always be sharp and your eraser never besmirched. You are one talented dude worthy of a fez.

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CLAW Open Swim and Scholarship Presentation this Wednesday April 22nd

Put down that remote and join the Open Swim!
The CLAW (Cartoonists League of Absurd Washingtonians) will be having their Open Swim this Wednesday evening. The Open Swim is for both member and non-members. Anyone who wants to be part of the festivities is welcomed. Besides the usual hijinks of doodling and preparing the path for the robotic overlords, the first recipient of the C.L.A.W.’s Young Cartoonist of the Future Scholarship will receive a giant novelty check. The time and location are:

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
The Mandolin Café
3923 S 12th St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(In the back room, to the left of the performance stage.)
RSVP if you can, space is limited.

If you would like to get a direct email informing you of CLAW meetings and events click on the membership page and subscribe to the email list.

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First Official CLAW Fan Mail Art

The CLAW is officially recognized by our first fan art submission from the mysterious commenter known as marumaruyopparai a frequent flyer commenter of and   From all of us at The CLAW we thank you sir!

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