Watch and learn as local artists, Thomas Dean, Marie Landragin, Matt Leech, and Billy Glick do some live screen printing at Telegraph. This technique is also known as silkscreen, serigraphy, and serigraph printing, and uses a a stencil method in which a design is imposed on a screen of fine mesh, with blank areas coated with an impermeable substance. Ink is forced into the mesh openings by a rubber squeegee, and onto fabric, paper, wood, or metal. It's a fun inky process, and a great way of increasing your daily dose of ART! Bring a blank t-shirt, pick a design by one of the artists, and experience this ancient art form for yourselves!
Zine Swap Scene - Sunday, April 13, 2pm-3pm
Do you make zines? Do you love comics? Join us for a zine trading /swap meet this afternoon! Bring your old or new zines, and trade them with fellow enthusiasts for new ones! The crew at telegraph will also be hosting a craft table; teaching zine crafting techniques like paper folding, risograph printing, and more.
Independent Comics Panel: Sunday, April 13 3pm-5pm
Guests: Warren Craghead III, Jared Cullum, Andrew White, & Dustin Harbin. Join us in Charlottesville's first comic panel about independent publishing, and what drives illustrators to create. This panel will discuss each artist's different approach to comics form, their publishing choices, and the respective comics scenes that they hail from. Panelists will also have books and new works available for sale all weekend. Questions encouraged!
Warren Craghead III - Charlottesville's own Xeric award winning comic artist, Craghead has been a fixture of the comics scene for over 10 years. Check out his website, and his latest project LadyH8RS - wonderfully aggressive caricatures of misogynist public figures.
Andrew White - Creator of critically acclaimed, Black Pillars #1, White is also a regular contributor to Comics Workbook and an editor of the bi-monthly Comics Workbook Magazine.
Dustin Harbin - a cartoonist and freelance illustrator who lives and works and loves in Charlotte NC USA. He produces a weekly comic called DHARBIN! His most recent project has been lettering Bryan Lee O'Malley's (Scott Pilgrim) new book Seconds. His work has been featured in Wired Magazine, Richmond Magazine, Chicago Title, Boulevard Films, Marvel Comics, and 12 Gauge Comics, among others.
Jared Cullum - Based out of Richmond, Culum is the illustrator behind the book & webcomic Pea Green Coffee Cup.