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Jim Higgins ~ Making Comics: A Class for Both Writers and Artists Oct. 19, 2020 – Jan. 11, 2021, 2020 7PM-10PM PDT ~ $450.00

Jim Higgins ~ Making Comics: A Class for Both Writers and Artists Oct. 19, 2020 – Jan. 11, 2021, 2020 7PM-10PM PDT ~ $450.00

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Interview with ILW59 Judge Mike Mignola by Show Chair Chad Frye

Interview with ILW59 Judge Mike Mignola by Show Chair Chad Frye

Mike Mignola is unique on our judging panel for Illustration West 59. Not only is he an incredible illustrator with… Read More »

BUT WAIT! NEW DATES……FALL SESSIONS FIRST CLASS: Writing Longform Comics: Graphic Novels & Series With Jim Higgins October 1 – November 19, 2020 ~ 5:00 pm-8:00 pm PDT $400.00

BUT WAIT! NEW DATES......FALL SESSIONS FIRST CLASS: Writing Longform Comics: Graphic Novels & Series With Jim Higgins October 1 - November 19, 2020 ~ 5:00 pm-8:00 pm  PDT $400.00

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Interview with ILW59 Judge C.F. Payne by Show Chair Chad Frye

Interview with ILW59 Judge C.F. Payne by Show Chair Chad Frye

C.F. Payne is one of America’s great treasures. He has been at the forefront of magazine illustration for decades, along… Read More »

FILLED! Workshop: Intro to Board Driven Comedy with Sean Glaze – October 3-17th 11:00 am PDT $200.00

FILLED! Workshop: Intro to Board Driven Comedy with Sean Glaze – October 3-17th 11:00 am PDT $200.00

Interview with ILW59 Judge Justin Gerard by Show Chair Chad Frye

Interview with ILW59 Judge Justin Gerard by Show Chair Chad Frye

Welcome to our interview series of Illustration West 59 judges. Meet Justin Gerard, known for his incredible work in the… Read More »

Interview with ILW59 Judge Jason Seiler by Show Chair Chad Frye

Interview with ILW59 Judge Jason Seiler by Show Chair Chad Frye

[To see the next interview with C.F. Payne, please click here.] We are thrilled that Jason Seiler accepted our invitation… Read More »

Time to Meet our ILW 59 Judges ~ And This week is Drew Struzan.

Time to Meet our ILW 59 Judges ~ And This week is Drew Struzan.

We are excited to share our distinguished group of judges for this year’s Illustration West 59! This week meet Drew… Read More »

What Are SILA Members Doing? Greg Swearingen Has a Kickstarter for Illustrated Playing Cards:

What Are SILA Members Doing? Greg Swearingen Has a Kickstarter for Illustrated Playing Cards:

Greg Swearingen reports: My Kickstarter project is called: Tournament of the Mythic Kingdoms: Illustrated Playing Cards – a fantasy-themed set… Read More »

A Letter from Naomi Volain about Plants Go Global and her new page, Comics –

A Letter from Naomi Volain about Plants Go Global and her new page, Comics -

Dear Society of Illustrators Team: I’m a student of Jim Higgins – I took his ‘Making Comics’ course. He inspired… Read More »

Summer Sessions Continue: ONLINE Getting Into Comics with Jim Higgins ~ Sunday, August 30, 2020 1pm-6pm PDT ~ $95.00

Summer Sessions Continue: ONLINE Getting Into Comics with Jim Higgins ~ Sunday, August 30, 2020 1pm-6pm PDT ~ $95.00

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Time to Meet our ILW 59 Judges ~ This week is Jason Seiler.

Time to Meet our ILW 59 Judges ~ This week is Jason Seiler.

We are excited to share our distinguished group of judges for this year’s Illustration West 59! This week meet Jason… Read More »