🎙️ Autoptic Presents Spring 2021 Season is now live!
May 21, 2021 at 10:30 am
Today we are thrilled to share with you the 2021 Spring Suite of Autoptic Presents. On our YouTube channel, our Instagram TV channel and in our podcast feed you’ll find 5 conversations and readings that spotlight the sorts of artists, cartoonists, and educators you’re likely to find at the Autoptic Festival.
A Conversation with Audra Stang
Sean Knickerbocker sits down with cartoonist Audra Stang to talk about, comics, print making, and comic shops. Then Audra reads an excerpt from her new serialized comic Tunnel Vision. You can check out more of Audra’s work at https://www.audrastang.com and you can read Tunnel Vision parts one and two in The Rust Belt Review at https://www.rustbeltreview.org.
A Reading with Camilo Aguirre
Camilo Aguirre reads an excerpt from his comic, What Remains, which explores Colombian politics and life through social research, historical accounts, and personal experiences. Follow Camilo on Instagram: @camil0_aguirre
A Conversation with Odin Cabal
Odin Cabal sits down with Autoptic’s Pete Faecke to discuss his current work in progress Captain Beard and Koala. They discuss Odin’s process transitioning from slice of life comics for an adult audience to working on a fairy tale aimed at a younger crowd, and how the narrative rules change when you start working in the fantasy genre. Follow @odincabal on instagram for progress shots, and to get the book when it comes out!
Pete Faecke: Ames Lettering Tutorial
Pete Faecke (@the_stink_hole on instagram) sits down to demonstrate old school lettering techniques using the Ames lettering guide. This episode is video only so pop over to Autoptic’s YouTube channel to check it out. And keep your eyes peeled for more lettering techniques from Pete in the future!
A Conversation with Bob Algeo
Alex Mitchell chats with Bob Algeo, Assistant Professor at the Minneapolis College and Art and Design, to discuss how COVID-19 has changed comics education in the short term and to share their thoughts on how our recent adventures into remote learning will continue to effect student cartoonists in the future, even when they eventually return to the classroom.
Also, you can find these all of conversations and readings on our YouTube page and in our podcast feed:
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8t6eDi8f6b86CH1Are1MaA/videos
- Podcast: https://anchor.fm/autoptic-2021
We hope you enjoy listening in on what all of these talented makers, thinkers, and educators are up to. Also, remember to watch this space in the comming months for more news about our upcomming Fall 2021 Suite of Autotpic Presents and details about our 2022 plans!