CA – Second Saturday Cartoonists

Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman appear at the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Saturday, February 11th, 2012 from 11:00AM – 2:00PM.

Having survived an awkward youth, plagued by unfriendly friends, boy confusion, a major earthquake and dental drama, Raina Telgemeier chronicles the trials and tribulations of being a middle schooler in her graphic novel memoir, “Smile.” Telgemeier, whose graphic novel recently won the Eisner Award for Best Publication for a Teen Audience, will speak and teach at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center on Saturday, February 11. From 10:00 am -12:00 pm, she will teach a master class for young adults (aged 10 and up) and at 1:00 pm she and cartoonist Dave Roman will speak and sign books with Museum visitors.

Telgemeier’s Master Class for Young Adults will explore the art of making comics and story writing. Participants will learn about thumbnails, layouts, balloon placement, panel variation, and the mechanics of sequential art, and will have a chance to create their own 4–8 page short comic. This class is recommended for aspiring cartoonists ages 10 and up. Advanced reservations are required, please call (707) 284-1263 to reserve a space.

At 1:00 pm Telgemeier will give a formal presentation and a live, interactive reading from Smile. Afterward, Telgemeier and Dave Roman, creator of “Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity” and co-author of two New York Times bestselling graphic novels, “X-Men: Misfits” and “The Last Airbender: Zuko’s Story,” will meet and sign books of Museum visitors. The price of the presentation and meet and greet is included in the price of Museum admission.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Amulet Signing

Kazu Kibuishi signs on Saturday September 3rd at 1pm!

Kazu Kibuishi, author  and illustrator of the popular Amulet graphic novel series for young readers, will meet visitors and talk about his  work. Kibuishi’s work has been honored with the 2010 Rhode Island Children’s Book  Award and the 2011 Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader’s Choice  Award.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Political Cartoonist Signing

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Mark Fiore signs SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12th from 1–3pm.

Meet, watch, and talk to Pulitzer prize–winning editorial cartoonist Mark Fiore, who creates animated political cartoons that appear regularly in a wide variety of online news web sites.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – The Norm Signing

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Meet cartoonist Michael Jantze, whose syndicated comic, The Norm, and his award–winning animation can be found on his web site at Jantze.com. In his spare time, Jantze teaches art and animation at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 8 ? 1–3pm

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Animation Master Class

Pixar Supervising Animator Bobby Podesta of Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3 takes you behinds the scenes of his experiences animating at Pixar over the last thirteen years.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6 ? 10–11:30am

Advance reservations required; call (707) 284–1263 for cost and reservations.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Sam & Max Signing

Steve Purcell signs on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9 from 1–3pm.

Every second Saturday the Schulz Museum hosts a new Cartoonist-in-Residence! This month meet, watch, and talk to cartoonist, animator, and game designer Steve Purcell, who won the 2007 Eisner Award for his independent comic, Sam & Max. Purcell has worked with Telltale Games, Pixar, Industrial Light & Magic, LucasArts, and Marvel Comics during his illustrious career.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – The Sylvia Chronicles Signing

Meet Nicole Hollander, creator of the comic strip Sylvia. Hollander speaks about her work and signs her newest book, The Sylvia Chronicles: 30 Years of Graphic Misbehavior from Reagan to Obama on SATURDAY, AUGUST 21th from 1–3pm. Sylvia is an internationally-syndicated comic strip that appears in over eighty newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, the Detroit News, the Boston Globe, and the Seattle Times. Hollander has published sixteen collections of Sylvia strips, as well as Female Problems and My Cat’s Not Fat, He’s Just Big-Boned. She lives in Chicago.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Bionic Butterfly Signing

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Matt Whitlock appears on SATURDAY, JULY 10 from 1–3pm.

Every second Saturday the Schulz Museum hosts a new Cartoonist-in-Residence! This month meet, watch, and talk to Matt Whitlock, who currently draws cartoons for The Fairly Odd Parents TV show, which airs daily on Nickelodeon. Whitlock has also drawn for Disney’s Mulan, Lilo & Stitch, and Tarzan and has written and illustrated several of his own children’s books including Bionic Butterfly.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Editorial Cartoonist for a Day

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Join Rob Rogers, the award-winning, nationally-syndicated cartoonist from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and learn to create your own editorial cartoons on SATURDAY, JUNE 26 from 1–3pm. Rogers will help children and adults choose a topic, message, and metaphor, and draw and develop their own cartoon. After the workshop, Rogers will speak with visitors and sign his new book, No Cartoon Left Behind: The Best of Rob Rogers. No reservations required for the workshop.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Cartooning is Serious Business

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Keith Knight appears at the Schulz Museum on Saturday April 17th.

Harvey and Glyph Award-winning cartoonist Keith Knight explores the business side of indie cartooning, including self-publishing, syndication vs. self-syndication, being a web cartoonist, and more from 10-11:30am. Knight’s comics, which include the Knight Life, K Chronicles, and (Th)ink, are read world-wide and have been collected in eight books.

The always-entertaining Keith Knight will sign books and talk with visitors from 1-3pm.

Call (707) 284-1263 for reservations and fee information.

Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, California 95403

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