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Status Update: May 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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Wayzgoose #13 – (Un)Lucky Tacoma

It’s that time of year again!
CLAW will be returning to the Tacoma Wayzgoose printing and letterpress festival at King’s Books, April 29-30th 2017.
On Saturday the 29th we have a booth, manned by Anique Zimmer, Jennevieve Schlemmer, and Steve Garvin, featuring official CLAW T-shirts and prints, original merchandise by our members, and fun activities to try!
The morning of Sunday, April 30th we will be doing steamroll prints of our Tacoma Hotel themed linocut.

Mark Monlux’s Robotic Overlords prints are making a return, along with the fun-sized version of James Stowe’s fantastic Flying Monkey print. They can be yours at $20 each!
Here is a sneak peek of them drying at Tinkertopia, courtesy of RR Anderson and Ms. Darcy, carved and printed by Anique Zimmer:

We hope to see you there!

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April 2017 Status Update

OLD BUSINESS:
2nd Annual Helmet Illumination Festival for Tacoma’s Downtown on the GO has come and the results are in–a record number of helmets were adorned with the sharpies of victory. Below are the Return On Investment or ROI…

Special thanks to all who participated and to Kings Books for use of their incredible bookstore! Cartoon Illuminated Helmets will be auctioned off to raise money for public transit awareness programs.

NEW BUSINESS:
NEXT CLAW APRIL OPEN SWIM
– on the 4th Wednesday at Kings Books will consist of a study of experimental assemblage comics. Text/Graphic Cells will be assembled from a secret deck to reveal important information about the future! Perhaps!

WAYZGOOSE STREET STEAMROLLER PRESS EVENT – fez wearing cartoonists are secretly selecting from two sketches their design for this year’s steamroller street 3×3 foot poster print!  One piece of information we can confirm, Design Theme for CLAW this year is “TACOMA HOTEL FIRE!!”

CLAW SCHOLARSHIP – Deadline is here and Art students have submitted their applications! Only one lucky art student will win!  STAY TUNED!

CLAW ANTHOLOGY MEETING – SCHEDULED for 7pm at Tinkertopia April 8th Bring your rough layout sketches or story ideas!

PAGE 2 MEMBER Blotter: Brent Rosenburgh has launched a YOUTUBE show chronicling his 3d printing exploits!    Jennevieve Schlemmer has been drawing incredible epic fantasy MAPS! Mark Monlux has launched a Kickstarter for his MONSTER CARD DECKHONORARY MEMBER Peter Bagge featured in latest edition of Tacoma Weekly! RR Anderson reminds fellow creatives of Adult Tinker Nites only at Tinkertopia 1st and 3rd Thursday nights check out this Trump Bird he made!

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