Gilchrist Cartoon Academy to host Dick Ayers

Guy Gilchirst’s Cartoon Academy will begin hosting a monthly series of seminars featuring well known artists beginning in March with Dick Ayers. Dick is best known for creating some of comic books’ legendary characters such as The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Sgt. Fury, and Captain America. He’ll spend the afternoon talking about his career and demonstrating drawing techniques and sign books.

Also scheduled for future seminars include Mike Valentine and George Wildman.

See Guy’s web site for more details.

4 thoughts on “Gilchrist Cartoon Academy to host Dick Ayers

  1. We now have a date for the Mike Valentine Caricature Workshops. That will be from 12 till 3 on April 12th.
    Mike Valentine, a full time Caricaturist and Illustrator has been entertaining millions since 1975. His commissioned work hangs in corporate and private collections all over the world. From Disneyworld Orlando, to Conventions, to parties, Tradeshows, newspapers and magazines, Mike knows how to create caricatures that sell, and delight. Also a well established cartoonist, Mike’s worked in comic books, syndicated cartoons and magazines. “The Flintstones” and other Hanna-Barbera characters, along with his art for Disney are among his most famous works.
    Mr. Valentine hosts his own Cable TV Show, “How To Cartoon”, and teaches cartooning classes in 8 Connecticut Schools, besides his “Travelling Professional” and Advisory Board status here at the Gilchrist Cartoon Academy.
    Please send an email to us ay
    to reserve space. Tickets are 25.00, and 15 dollars “standing room”, (or unreserved seating).

  2. We have confirmed that 60s and 70s Marvel Great Herb Trimpe will be our guest for May. We’ll have that exact saturday date later this week.
    George Wildman, POPEYE Comic Book Artist , former Editor at Charlton Comics , and Reuben category winner of Best Comic Book Artist from the NCS in 1983 will be our Guest Speaker from 12 till 3 on June 14th.

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