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What does it take to come up with original comic art? How can an artist make a graphic novel that is truly literary? Join us as Marnie Galloway talks about comic art and illustration today.
Marnie Galloway is a comic artist and illustrator working in Chicago, Illinois. Her three-part wordless comic series "In the Sounds and Seas" won a Xeric Grant, was nominated for the LA Times Book Prize for Best Graphic Novel and made the Notable Comics list in Best American Comics. She is a co-organizer of Chicago Alternative Comics Expo and a co-host of the biweekly panel podcast Image Plus Text with cartoonist Sam Sharpe. Her illustration and comics clients include 826CHI, Saveur Magazine, Cricket Magazine and Chicago Zine Fest.
Children's Corner - The Art of Storytelling and Illustration, for children 8-14 .
The workshop is free (because J. L. Kimmel feels that all children should have access to the world literature and access to workshops that generally cost money that their parents cannot afford.)
There will be a prize awarded to the lucky winner of the illustration/story contest of a 50.00 gift certificate, a signed print from The Yawning Rabbit River Chronicle and a signed copy of TYRRC at each location.
Philadelphia Public Library; September 28, 2013; 2:00 PM; Parkway Central Library; 1901 Vine Street; Philadelphia, PA 19103
Catonsville Public Library; September 29th, 2013; 2:00pm; 1100 Frederick Road; Catonsville, Maryland 21228-5092
Owings Mills Public Library; September 30th; 7:00pm; County Campus Metro Centre at Owings Mills; 10302 Grand Central Avenue; Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
Rosedale Public Library; September 30th; 4:00pm; 6105 Kenwood Avenue; Rosedale, Maryland 21237-2097
Jefferson Madison Regional Library; October 2nd; 4:00pm; Gordon Avenue Library; 1500 Gordon Avenue; Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Richmond Public Library; October 5th; 2:00pm; 101 E. Franklin Street; Richmond, VA 23219
Barnes & Noble, Barracks Rd. shopping Center; October 5th 10:30 am; Charlottesville VA
For more information visit: www.tyrrc.com
Born and raised in Los Angeles the Martinez Twins, Joseph and Will, each attended Art Center College of Design where Joseph majored in Film and Will in Illustration.?The Twins blazed a trail independent of one another working in television, film and theme park production around the world and have now combined their talents to create the award-winning short film, "Knock". Their upcoming projects include the feature adaptation of "Knock" titled, "American Witch," and a TV show about genetically modified food that has risen from the plate to eat mankind, "Food Zombies." "Knock" was an official selection in Shriekfest 2015!
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Kamron Reynolds was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He's Been drawing comic books since he was in Elementary School. Ifluenced by books, music, movies and pop culture. Kamron has been drawing and writing his own independent comics for the last 8 years. He attended Eastern Michigan University where he received a bachelors in Graphic Design. With A knack for illustration and Kamron has vowed to continue his dream of creating comics people can really sink their teeth into.
Finding out and finally believing who and what we are in Christ doesn’t suddenly make it true; because we are born into His family we have all the benefits that go along with it, not because we believe it, but because it’s true. So if you are a believer you are living in a new time zone, a new realm, eternity, whether you believe it or not. The battle is to believe it; the behavior will follow.
The Example of Lazarus
We are probably all familiar with the story of Lazarus, Jesus’s friend who died. Imagine yourself standing outside the tomb, and Jesus has just arrived. Lazarus has been dead for 3 days now, and “he stinketh.” Now Lazarus died of something; for the sake of our illustration let’s say it was pneumonia. It could have been he had had an accident and had broken his neck, but for now, let’s say he died of pneumonia, and has been entombed. What does Jesus have to do in order to raise Lazarus from the dead? He has to restore his life (get his heart beating and his brain functioning again, etc.) and heal what caused his death. If Jesus only restored his life, Lazarus would still have pneumonia, and would simply die again. And if Jesus only healed the pneumonia, Lazarus would be nothing more than a pneumonia-free corpse. So Jesus did both. He removed what caused Lazarus’s death, he removed the pneumonia, and gave him life, got his heart pumping again. He does the same for us: at His Crucifixion Jesus removed what causes us death — our inherited sin nature; at His Resurrection He gave us new life, His own.
Time On Our Hands?
God created time, He controls it, and does whatever He wants with it. In fact, He has so much time on His hands that He is spending every second, of every minute, of every hour, of every day doing nothing but thinking, and planning, arranging and rejoicing over every circumstance in your past, present and future.
The old covenant was like a marriage covenant. These days we include the phrase “till death do us part” in wedding ceremonies; it was the same thought in Paul’s day as well. The idea was that if either the husband or wife died, the remaining spouse was free to re-marry. Death ended the contract, or covenant, leaving the door open for either entering into a new contract or none at all, remaining free from contractual obligations.
In Adam, we are all born “married” to the law. The law is still in effect for those born into it. So someone in the marriage covenant has to die in order for the new relationship to be instituted. How did God handle this? Since the law was still in effect, and someone in the relationship had to die, God killed US!
In the spiritual realm, where eternity supersedes time, God takes us out of the time zone that we live in today, places us back onto the body of Jesus Christ as He is being crucified, and we die with Him, are buried with Him, and resurrected with Him as He is resurrected.
The Example of Lazarus
Imagine yourself standing outside the tomb, and Jesus has just arrived. Lazarus has been dead for 3 days now, and “he stinketh.” Lazarus died of something; for the sake of our illustration let’s say it was pneumonia. It could have been he had had an accident and had broken his neck, or any of a number of things. But for now, let’s say he died of pneumonia, and has been entombed. What does Jesus have to do in order to raise Lazarus from the dead? Actually there are two things: He has to restore his physical life and heal what caused his death.
Time On Our Hands?
There are really only two things we can give to God: Time and Attention. It is because our time and attention are so valuable to God that they are also the battleground where we fight the world, the flesh and the devil.
Jesus Was The Premier Storyteller. He Made Illustration And Stories A Major Feature Of His Preaching And Teaching. We Refer To These Stories As Parables. Jesus Told Parables Partly Due To The Fact That They Made Truth Understandable And Memorable. His Parables Used Things With Which His Heaarers Were Familiar In Order To Convey To The Spiritual Truths That Were Not Familiar.
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Through the Crucifixion, Jesus paid the debt once and for all. He removed all barriers through paying for all sins; at the Resurrection He became the Way to the Father, fulfilling His purpose on the earth and establishing a new covenant. It’s very important to note that the New Covenant begins at the Resurrection. Most of what is written in the Gospels and what Christ Himself taught was in fulfillment of the Old Covenant, the law. Before the New Covenant, His Testament, could be initiated, the old had to be satisfied. VICTORY OVER SIN came at the Crucifixion, but it wasn’t until the Resurrection that we gained VICTORY OVER SELF! Because of the New Testament, Jesus testifying that we are now in Him, we can boldly come before the very throne of God. We are now under grace, with nothing to achieve, prove or keep, which means that our success is measured by how much we let Christ live through us, not how much we do for Him.
The Example of Lazarus
Lazarus died of something; for the sake of our illustration let’s say it was pneumonia, and has been entombed. What does Jesus have to do in order to raise Lazarus from the dead? Actually there are two things: He has to restore his life (get his heart beating and his brain functioning again, etc.) and heal what caused his death. If Jesus only restored his life, Lazarus would still have pneumonia, and would simply die again. And if Jesus only healed the pneumonia, Lazarus would be nothing more than a pneumonia-free corpse. So Jesus did both. He removed what caused Lazarus’s death, he removed the pneumonia, and gave him life, got his heart pumping again. He does the same for us: at His Crucifixion Jesus removed what causes us death — our inherited sin nature; at His Resurrection He gave us new life, His own.
In this concluding segment of "Are You Red Carpet Ready?" Kathy will address the challenges against Self Confidencel and infuse the listeners with the motivating Truth that internal beauty is the foundation of the external display. Using the illustration, "Imagine the world is your Red Carpet" Kathy charges the audience to assess their level of Self Confidence, take the time and do the work required to discover and live in their truth. We only get one chance on earth. Make this one time to walk the Red Carpet your very best!
We can't think of a better way to start the new year than with the final paper of The Urantia Book, Paper 196 - The Faith of Jesus! We want to give particular emphasis in this episode to his life of unselfish service.
Paper 196 is the exquisite capstone of a literary masterpiece on the life and teachings of Jesus and what a magnificent summation The Faith of Jesus provides for an epochal revelation of truth. What could be more sublime than to begin 2016 by exploring together this magnificent piece of literature. The authors of Part IV of The Urantia Book call Jesus "the author and finisher of our faith." Truly, his exquisite life is truly a monumental example of sublime devotion and living faith.
Consider the following:
196:1.3.To "follow Jesus" means to personally share his religious faith and to enter into the spirit of the Master's life of unselfish service for man. One of the most important things in human living is to find out what Jesus believed, to discover his ideals, and to strive for the achievement of his exalted life purpose. Of all human knowledge, that which is of greatest value is to know the religious life of Jesus and how he lived it.
196:1.5. It should not be the aim of kingdom believers literally to imitate the outward life of Jesus in the flesh but rather to share his faith; to trust God as he trusted God and to believe in men as he believed in men. Jesus never argued about either the fatherhood of God or the brotherhood of men; he was a living illustration of the one and a profound demonstration of the other.
196:3.33.Be not discouraged; human evolution is still in progress, and the revelation of God to the world, in and through Jesus, shall not fail.
We hope you will join this week, as we celebrate and discuss together The Faith of Jesus!
Rebecca Evans grew up near Buffalo New York in a family chock full of musicians, artists, and crazy people with a love for life. She started drawing as soon as she could hold a crayon and just never stopped, knowing she wanted to be an artist when she grew up. Rebecca has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Art from Messiah College with a concentration in Drawing and Illustration, and also completed coursework from the Tyler School of Art. She worked for nine years as an artist and designer before returning to her first love: children’s book illustration. MHer experience includes illustrating children’s books, teaching art at the Chesapeake Center for Creative Arts, and publishing artwork with magazines and multiple publishing houses. She is the illustrator coordinator for the SCBWI Maryland/Delaware/West Virginia region. In addition, EB Lewis has been her illustration mentor since October 2013.
Rebecca now lives in Maryland and enjoys spending time with her husband and four young children, while working from her home studio during every spare moment.
Please visit her website at http://www.rebeccaevans.net/
This weeks interview is with a young and up coming artist, Lauren Daniels. Lauren was born in Detroit, MI. She was part of the National Art Honor Society in high school and went on to being accepted into Grand Valley State University’s art school in 2012. She spent a year studying studio art and was accepted into an elite illustration program there. Lauren is continuing her education at Albion College, here she plans to continue building her portfolio and graduate with a Bachelor of Arts with a drawing concentration and minors in Management and Psychology. One day she hopes to become an art therapist. “I strive to build a connection between the viewer and the artwork. I am a sympathetic person and relate to people in ways that motivate me to reach out and help them. I enjoy listening to people and assisting in working out their problems, which is why I would someday like to go into art therapy. Painting and drawing different emotions helps me connect to the person and their feelings and story.”
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