NYC – Celebrate 100 Years of Eisner & Kirby

Dare2Draw and The Art Students League celebrates the centennial of both Will Eisner and Jack Kirby with special guest Kyle Baker on Saturday, August 12th from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Get tickets at the link!

Press Release:

Join us with the one and only Kyle Baker, winner of (eight) Eisner Awards, (five) Harvey Awards, (five) Glyph Comics Awards — to share in his reflections on Will & Jack’s contributions and what the future of the sequential arts “comics” might hold.

Also joining us will be Rand Hoppe, the true engine behind the awesome Jack Kirby Museum & Research Center, who will help us dig deep into what Kirby actually did, as a cartoonist that we all can learn from.

Featuring 90 minutes of Dynamic Action drawing, with live-action models & props and our signature Dare2Draw “Quick Draw” Contests, with all art done on Blue Line Pro boards. The pro art is auctioned for artists-in-need.

• Bring your sketchbooks for an evening of live drawing w/Action Models
• On display: Epic pieces from Will Eisner and Jack Kirby
• Demonstrations, Q&A and mingling with comics creators & guests
• Our signature “Quick Draw” Contest
• Contests & Give-aways
• Joe Koch Warehouse swag for everybody (while supplies last)
• FREE – Kyle Baker game APP download “KNUCKLENAUTS”
• At the historical Art Students League of NY (1875)
• A chance to be part of the new Dare2Draw TV “Series”
• Refreshments provided
•…and much more!

Hosted by Simon Fraser and our very own Edie Nugent!

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The Art Students League of New York
215 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019

NYC – Dare2Draw w/ Steve Rude

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Artist Steve Rude appears at the Art Students League on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm for Dare2Draw! Hosted By Simon Fraser and Mina Sanwald. Get tickets at the link!

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The Art Students League of New York
215 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019

NYC – Dare2Draw w/ Carl Potts

February 17, 2015 by  
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Artist Carl Potts appears at the Art Students League on Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm for Dare2Draw! Hosted By Simon Fraser and Mina Sanwald. Get tickets at the link!

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The Art Students League of New York
215 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019

NYC – Dare2Draw w/ Reilly Brown

January 18, 2015 by  
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Press Release:

The Art Students League of NY will be hosting their first Dare2Draw, on Thursday, January 29th, at the Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery!

The Art Students League has a deep and rich history of providing a place for some of America’s top comic book artists, to develop their skills. The Dare2Draw Program will be part of the long tradition of the League, of providing an oasis for all artists to follow and develop their passion.

Here are some of the comic book greats that have attended the Art Students League of NY, to name just a few… Jack Kirby, Will Eisner, Jack Davis, Irwin Hasen, Gene Colan, Roy G. Krenkel, Al Feldstein, Bob Kane, Lou Fine, Carmine Infantino, Joe Orlando, Jack Kamen, Tom Palmer, Arthur Suydam, Mark Texeira and Josef Rubinstein.

Come Dare2Draw with Special Mentoring Guest Artist: Reilly Brown! (The new DC “Lobo”, “Deadpool” and his groundbreaking, creator-owned “Power Play”)
Hosted by our good friend and mentor: Simon Fraser! (The new “Dr. Who”, “Judge Dredd” and “Nikolai Dante”)

Reilly Brown will be talking to us about his trailblazing into the new frontier of creator-owned digital comics, and sharing about his experiences working for Marvel and DC Comics, as well as sharing some art tips with us.

Also, joining us to celebrate this first Dare2Draw at ASL will be journalist, writer, editor and filmmaker Annie Nocenti and comic book artist and illustrator, Josh Adams!​

Tickets available at the link.

​The ​Art Students League of NY
215 West 57th St, New York, NY 10019

NYC – Dare2Draw End of Year Party

December 10, 2014 by  
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Dare2Draw closes their 2014 season with special Guest Mentor Artist Phil Jimenez (Amazing Spider-Man, Wonder Woman) the Brooklyn Brewery on Tuesday, December 30th from 7:30pm – 11:30pm!

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Brooklyn Brewery
79 N 11th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11249

NYC – Dare2Draw with Chip Kidd

August 12, 2014 by  
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Artist Chip Kidd appears at Society of Illustrators on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm for Dare2Draw!

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Cover $15 Online ($20 at the door)
Tickets

Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

NYC – Dare2Draw w/ Cliff Chiang

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Artist Cliff Chiang appears at Society of Illustrators on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm for Dare2Draw!

About Cliff Chiang:

Cliff Chiang’s artwork has been hailed for its “fluid and confident storytelling” and “sweeping linework and nuanced style.” Graduating from Harvard University with a joint degree in English Literature and Visual Arts, he worked in editorial at Disney Adventures Magazine and Vertigo/DC Comics before making the leap into freelance illustration.

Clients include DC Comics, GQ Magazine, Lucasfilm, Warner Animation, Dark Horse Comics, Dynamic Forces Entertainment, and the ACLU, on books such as Batman, Dr. Thirteen: Architecture & Mortality, Beware the Creeper, Human Target, Detective Comics: Josie Mac, Green Arrow & Black Canary, Grendel: Red, White, and Black, Red Sonja: Monster Isle, Swamp Thing, and Wonder Woman.

He is currently working on DC Comics’ Wonder Woman with writer Brian Azzarello. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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Cover $15 Online ($20 at the door)
Tickets: http://dare2draw-soi.eventbrite.com/

Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

NYC – Dare2Draw w/ Klaus Janson

February 13, 2014 by  
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Special Guest Klaus Janson appears at the Society of Illustrators on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm for Dare2Draw! Featuring 90 minutes of dynamic figure drawing, with live-action models & props and our signature Dare2Draw “Quick Draw” Contests, with all art done on Blue Line Pro boards. The pro art is auctioned for artists-in-need.

Hosted By Simon Fraser

Cover $15 Online ($20 at the door)

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Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

NYC – Dare2Draw Returns

January 18, 2014 by  
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Dare2Draw returns for 2014 with with Special Mentoring Guest Artists Ray Alma and Victor Charles Juhasz on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:00pm.

Hosted By Simon Fraser

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Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

NYC – Dare2Draw Closes Out 2013

November 1, 2013 by  
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Bill Sienkiewicz, Amy Reeder, and Shane Davis appear at Dare2Draw’s final event for 2013 on Thursday November 14th from 6:00 to 10:00 PM. Hosted by Liza Biggers and Simon Fraser!

Open Bar (Beer & Wine), Snacks, and a swag bag from our sponsors including Sakura, Dark Horse Comics, Jerry’s Artarama, and more.
Cover: $20 online/$25 at the door

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The Art Directors Club
106 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001

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