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CLAW November November Remember November 2017

return on pumpkin carving festival investment by CLAW

No CLAW open swim in November, Hope everyone takes this opportunity to have a lovely ThanksGiving holiday with friends and family. Let’s have a great November everybody!  Try to get some drawing time in too.  Else-while…  You can prep for our December member-only White Elephant Gift Exchange!  ARE YOU A CARTOONIST or ILLUSTRATOR? JOIN THE CLAW!

CARTOON NEWS YOU CAN USE:  Claw Cartoonist Anique Zimmer has a nice recap of the CLAW Jet City Comic book convention in Tacoma Washington here!


FRIEND OF CLAW MIKE FITZGERALD’s DESTINY CITY COMICS ZINE SYMPOSIUM! seeking applicants for DEC 2 event! 
Meet local zine/indie comic self publishers!

CLAW MEMBER Stan Brown SHOW AND TELL: Today’s Doodle sketch-blog 5 days a week via Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stannex/

CLAW MEMBER RR Anderson SHOW AND TELL: I have a new DIY Tinker Zine edition titled “Board Game Design” which is now available for purchase only at Tinkertopia (1914 Pacific Ave, Tacoma WA 98402) or FREE with purchase of our new edition of the GAME DESIGNER PROTOTYPE KIT!

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CLAWtober Fabreeze: um, October Update 2017

GREETINGS TRUE BELIEVERS!  #Inktober/#Drawlloween is in the air, CLAW cartoonists are busy with their daily hashtag drawings!  Have you been haunting our respective Instagram accounts?  Check out: Jennevieve Schlemmer, Mark MonluxRR Anderson, Russ Richards, and many more!


Which reminds me CLAW Member Corey Macourek has a CARTOON exhibit in the stairwell of Artist’s & Craftsman Supply store of 80 of his daily hand drawn Lit’L Friends™; They’ll be up the entire month of October!

NEW OCTOBER 25th OPEN SWIM EVENT: CLAW Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival at Tinkertopia!   <– check link for details

MEANWHILE: 24 hour comic day 2017 at Tacoma games was a blast, with 11 cartoonists participating! ALSO: rumors of the CLAW comic book anthology project are true and it’s happening.

ALSO ALSO: Reminder that CLAW will have a booth at Tacoma’s JET CITY comic book convention in November  too!

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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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