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AUGUST 2017 CLAW HEAT ADVISORY

OLD BUSINESS:
CLAW + Tacoma Rocks power team up was amazing! Never in the history of CLAW meetings had we stuffed kings books so full.. Behold Mark Brill’s Dinosaurs TV Show rock tribute..

CLAW + Tacoma Rocks working group at Kings Books

Tacoma Rock by Mark Brill

ANTHOLOGY UPDATE: the finished comic anthology of ‘anthropomorphic fables’ is set to be revealed at the 2017 Jet City Comic Show. We are down for one (1) Corner Booth with no additional needs. Here is a TEASER of just two of the many all new characters set to debut..

Tacoma Chickadee by Anique Zimmer

Toby by Megatronic Labs

NEW BUSINESS…

NEXT CLAW OPEN SWIM: Join your friendly neighborhood cartoonists for a friendly round of Shrinky-Dink illustration and live oven shrinking!  Advanced Cartoon/Toy technology will be demonstrated. AUGUST 23rd, 7:30 – 9 pm at Kings Books – 218 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98402

and now your moment of zen…

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JULY 2017 Modern CLAW Update!

*Secret meeting recap*
JULY CLAW OPEN SWIM EVENT: “TACOMA ROCKS” Members of CLAW invite members of the public to come and paint rocks so that everyone can hide them around the city and surprise a stranger with a fantastic piece of artwork!  We will have a limited supply of materials so we encourage folks to Bring Your Own Rocks (BYOR), favorite travel paint kits, etc! etc!  WHERE: Kings Books–218 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98402, WHEN: 7 pm, Wednesday 26th. WHY: BECAUSE IT IS THERE!

OLD NEWS: D&D Random Character Drawing was well attended and there was many characters drawn. Send us photos if you have any!

August Open Swim: TBD

PRINTING PRESS: CLAW is on the hunt for a small table top printing press for woodblock t-shirts, posters, prints etc.

SELL ITEMS ONLINE: maybe a CLAW etsy store?

NEXT ART SHOW:  there is still time to view the Wonder Woman Art Show at Destiny City ComicsCLAW Monsters in Thrift Store Art show is currently seeking new venues too, contact us if you have a tip!

OUT DOOR PAINT CHALLENGE: Join “Thorax O’Tool” creator of Bean Town comics for some outdoor painting meetup at Ruston Way waterfront JULY 15th.

SHOW AND TELL:

new lit’l Friends Show by Member NO. 022 Cory Macourek!

 

NEW MEMBERS: PLEASE WELCOME NEW MEMBER NO. 029 RUSS RICHARDS!

 

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SCHOLARSHIP WINNER 2017

SCHOLARSHIP WINNER 2017

CLAW CARTOONIST OF THE FUTURE $350 SCHOLARSHIP WINNER FOR 2017 is JAMES BLANCHARD!

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR VICTORY!

MEANWHILE…

ART SHOWS: CLAW artist guild prepares for the next community art show at Destiny City Comics – June 1 st -30 th 2017, this time with a very timely WONDER WOMAN theme!  A portion of the proceeds of Wonder Woman art sales will go to the Tacoma Pierce County YWCA.

MAY OPEN CLAW SWIM DRAWING EVENT: To Be Determined by game captain RR Anderson

OLD BUSINESS…

WAYZGOOSE: We present Anique Zimmer’s 3×3 foot TACOMA HOTEL FIRE  print fresh from the street steam roller!

photo credit Peter Jung

 

CLAW MEMBER SHOW AND TELL

1. One of CLAW’s founders, Mark Monlux, just concluded a successful Kickstarter campaign for his Obscure Movie Monster Playing Cards. This peculiar poker deck received 400% funding. While the campaign is over it is still possible to order a deck before the order is placed with the printer. You can preorder at his online store.  https://squareup.com/store/monlux-illustration

2. “Commander” RR Anderson reminds readers that 1st and 3rd Thursdays are $7 adult tinker nites at Tinkertopia! see Tinkertopia.com for details.

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