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Smudge! Comics Arts Expo

Smudge! is a new comics arts expo meant to showcase independent comics and inspire attendees to become storytellers themselves. Smudge! will feature exhibitors in the Artisphere Ballroom, presenters in the Black Box Theater and hands-on workshops in the Education Lab. 


Black Box Theatre Talks
1-1:50 – Essa Neima – Moving Pictures: So, You Want to Animate?
2-2:50 – Steve Artley – Editorial Cartooning (And Other Hazards)
3-3:50 – Ben Hatke – Three Keys to Comics
4-4:50 – Teresa Roberts Logan – PAINT YOUR HEAD (ART JOURNALING)

Education Lab Workshops
1-1:50 – Steve Loya – Splotch Monsters
2-2:50 – Matt Dembicki – Roll Up Your Sleeves and Make Comics
3-3:50 – TBA
4-4:50 – Joe Sutliff – Creating Comics for the Web: A quick, fun, interactive “How To”

Event Venue


1101 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209

For more information:

  • Saturday, March 8, 2014

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