Posts Tagged ‘comics’

More Cartoons by Steven Fischer

August 21, 2019
An episode from Steven Fischer's 2004 series, Francine. copyright 2004 Steven Fischer.

An episode from Steven Fischer’s 2004 series, Francine. copyright 2004 Steven Fischer.

The History of Illness by Steven Fischer. Copyright 2002 Steven Fischer and Blue Dog Productions, Inc.

The History of Illness by Steven Fischer. Copyright 2002 Steven Fischer and Blue Dog Productions, Inc.

Steven Fischer's 2000 concept sketch for the feature film Youthquake written by Michele Fischer. Drawing copyright 2000 Steven Fischer.

Steven Fischer’s 2000 character concept sketch for the feature film Youthquake by Michele Fischer. Drawing copyright 2000 Steven Fischer.

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Try Your Hand at Cartooning at Waubonsee Community College

August 24, 2017

The Cartoon workshop is back!

Try Your Hand at Cartooning With an Emmy Nominated Filmmaker

Waubonsee Community College,
Sugar Grove Campus
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017

No drawing experience is necessary for this unique creativity workshop with the multi-talented Steven Fischer. Develop your original, personal story through drawing and generate ideas using a range of writing and drawing exercises. Along the way, explore the philosophy and psychology of inspiration, cartoon art, creativity and storytelling.

Sign up here!

Tickets are $29. A copy of Steven’s book The Wonderful, Happy, Cartoony World of Steve & Bluey is included.

 

Steven Fischer is a two-time Emmy nominated writer/producer/director/cartoonist/author and Fulbright recipient whose credits include film and commissioned work for PBS, DuPont, Martin Scorsese, Mariska Hargitay and others.

 

 

Cartoons at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

February 24, 2017

Attention Annapolis! Learn the art of cartooning through two individual workshops or buy both workshops as a package.  Click here and sign up today!

Steven Fischer, a two-time Emmy® nominated filmmaker and cartoonist, takes us through his personal journey in cartoons that led to an award-winning career in the arts working on projects with such creative luminaries as Martin Scorsese, Brian Cox, Mariska Hargitay, and animation legend Bill Melendez. Fischer explores the philosophy and psychology of character creation, inspiration, creativity, and storytelling in ways that help aspiring storytellers effectively bring their characters and stories to life. Students may register for the Lecture/Q & A and Workshop separately or for both with the Cartooning Series Package.

Love Your Characters to Life: Lecture and Q & A
Wednesday, March 29 | 7-8 pm
Saturday, April 1 | 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Cartoon Class at Second City, begins April 5!

February 22, 2017

Many thanks to The Second City, Chicago, for offering Introduction to Cartoon Storytelling — 4 weeks of intense cartooning starting April 5. Get those pencils ready and sign up here.

Details:

Learn the art of cartoon storytelling, effective communication techniques, and develop personal expression. This course explores story breakdown, character development, page layout, and studies from life. Students will create original characters and an original story based on personal experiences. No previous drawing experience required—if you can create a stick figure, you can succeed in this course!3 hours, 4 weeks starting April 5, 2017.

About the instructor: Steven Fischer is a two-time Emmy nominated filmmaker and cartoonist. His credits include the Steve & Bluey cartoon series, the acclaimed animated documentary Freedom Dance (2007) with Mariska Hargitay, and Old School New School (2011) a personal study on creativity with celebrated actor Brian Cox and jazz legend McCoy Tyner among many other internationally acclaimed artists. Steven’s commissioned work includes projects for Maryland Public Television/PBS, TV Asia, Nextel, Bill Melendez Productions, and Screen Arts Animation. Steven is a Fulbright recipient and sought internationally to speak on creativity.

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Cartoonist and animation filmmaker Steven Fischer presents Cartoon Storytelling at The Second City in Chicago. Photo by Alicia Haywood.

Harvard Medical School lecture — the healing power of cartoons

April 24, 2015

I was recently invited to speak at Harvard Medical School on how cartoon art contributes to a healing process. Many thanks to Dr. John Peteet for this honor. His course on Spirituality and Healing in Medicine, and his students, are a true delight. It’s great to see the school’s interest in the role the arts play in the healing process.

Many thanks for a wonderful evening!

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Queen Mary 2 Lectures!

February 20, 2015

Watch Steven Fischer aboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 talking about how writers bring characters to life and about nurturing creativity

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Where in the World Was I? Round three.

February 19, 2015

The tour sailed on trying to catch a few new fans. We landed here, where these famous fishing nets caught our attention. Where in the world was I?

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Where in the World Was I? Round two.

February 18, 2015

Round two of Where in the World Was I? now begins. Our promotional tour left the wilds of Dubai, and before we could say, “Get your copy of The Wonderful, Happy, Cartoony World of Steve & Bluey at steveandbluey.com“, we were here!

Where in the world was I? (Hint: Rihanna got in trouble at this place of worship.)

Post your answers in the comment section.

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Where in the World Was I? Round One.

February 17, 2015

Hey, Folks. We’ve just completed a whirlwind world tour promoting the new Steve & Bluey book, The Wonderful, Happy, Cartoony World of Steve & Bluey. Over the next 7 days I’ll post a picture from 7 cities visited on the tour. Whoever correctly identifies all 7 wins an autographed copy of the book! (Although if you’d like to purchase one, we won’t object: http://www.steveandbluey.com )

No fair playing if you already knew our itinerary! Post your answers in the comment section.

Here we go. Where in the world was I? (Hint: The fountains are famous.)

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Steve & Bluey on sale in Chicago!

September 4, 2014

For those in Chicagoland, The Wonderful, Happy, Cartoony World of Steve & Bluey is on sale at:
Chicago Comics
Alleycat Comics
Graham Crackers Comics
Comix Revolution

A big thank you to Seth, Shane, Joe, and Luke for your support and interest!

As always, read some pages at: SteveandBluey.com

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