OR – Paul & Antoinette Signing


Kerascoët signs at Floating World Comics on Monday, November 7, 2016 from 6-8pm!

Kerascoët is the pen name of Marie Pommepuy & Sébastien Cosset, a couple of french authors living and working in Paris, France. We are honored to host a signing with them as they tour the West Coast this Fall, as they debut their latest all ages book, Paul & Antoinette (Enchanted Lion Books).

A married couple, they met while attending the Olivier de Serres art school. They have worked on numerous comics and graphic novels as well as the animated television series Petit vampire, children’s books, and in advertising. They were nominated for the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel for Beauty, and for an Eisner Award for their comic Beautiful Darkness.

Paul likes flower arranging, Antoinette likes mud… As siblings, they’re stuck with each other, but could either really live without the other? Born from the fancy brushes of Kerascoët, this is a humorous, deep, beautifully depicted story about acceptance, trust and the fearlessness involved in being yourself.

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Floating World Comics
400 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 241-0227

MA – MICE Guests Signing


Artists Nate Powell (March, Year of the Beasts, Any Empire, Swallow Me Whole) and Kerascoët (Beautiful Darkness, Miss Don’t Touch Me, Beauty) appear at the Million Year Picnic on Friday October 28th from 5:30 – 7:00 PM! They will also appear that weekend at the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE).

Nate Powell is a New York Times best-selling graphic novelist who began self-publishing at age 14. Nate illustrates the March trilogy – the acclaimed graphic novel autobiography of civil rights icon John Lewis – in his distinctive loose yet sophisticated style. He also creates comics of his own, such as You Don’t Say, Any Empire, and Swallow Me Whole, which further showcase his skills as a thoughtful storyteller.

Kerascoët is the shared pen name of illustrators Marie Pommepuy and Sébastien Cosset. The duo are best known in the US for their Eisner-nominated graphic novel Beautiful Darkness, where their fanciful cartooning frames a grim tale of mortality. The married couple met while attending the Olivier de Serres art school and now work together in comics and animation.

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Million Year Picnic
99 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-6763

MA – Blue Sky & Beyond Lecture

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Art Director Thomas Cardone speaks on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 5:30 p.m!

Learn about the art of visual storytelling with Blue Sky Studios’ Art Director Thomas Cardone! With credits ranging from Aladdin and Beauty and The Beast to Ice Age: The Meltdown and Rio, Cardone may seem high-tech, but he speaks passionately about timeless craftsmanship. Discover what it takes it create the overall look and feel for some of your favorite animated films.

About Thomas Cardone

A gifted painter and draughtsman, Thomas Cardone has been working in animation and special effects for more than twenty years. Before art directing Rio, Horton Hears a Who!, and Ice Age: The Meltdown for Blue Sky Studios, he created imagery for many other films, including The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Prince and the Pauper, Pocahontas, Hercules, and The Emperor’s New Grove, among many others. Cardone is also an outstanding plein air painter who creates luminous artworks inspired by the waterfront of eastern Long Island.

The evening talk is presented as part of the Museum’s “Blue Sky & Beyond” summer program series, that celebrates the art of visual storytelling and the contributions of noted American illustrators and filmmakers. These visionaries combine artistry and technology to create compelling new realities.

A reception with the artist will follow the program. Free for members, or with Museum admission.

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262