Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Andy Schmidt to speak at Massachusetts College of Art and Design on 11/16!

Former Marvel and IDW Editor and Comics Experience Founder, Andy Schmidt, will be speaking at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 8:30am to 10:00am on the topic of "Turning on Creativity."

As described on the event website: "Creative development is a term tossed around a lot in businesses--as if a clock and price tag can easily be assigned to such a thing--but we all know the reality is different. Creativity is not a switch to be triggered. It's some aloof combination of inspiration, raw talent, and professional dedication. A comics editor and creator, Andy Schmidt takes you through a process he developed himself and now teaches at Comics Experience, an online Comics Education institution he founded. It's a methodology that has served him, his collaborators and his students very well for years, and he'll discuss how to approach the creative endeavor--even when 'you're not feeling it.'"

The presentation is co-sponsored by CreativeMornings Boston and the offices of Career Services and Alumni Relations at MassArt. Tickets to the event are free and can be obtained right here.

CreativeMornings is a monthly morning gathering for creative types. Each event includes a 20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am.

If you're in the area, we hope you'll join the discussion with Andy!

If you want to make comics, write, draw, letter, and color comics, or improve as a comics creator, you'll find like-minded friends and colleagues in our online workshops and courses. We hope to see you there!

Posted by Rob Anderson
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