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Portraits After Dark: Friday 13 May 2016

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Poster illustration contributed by our friend and participating artist  –Andre Wee ( http://andre-wee.com/ )

Let’s get busy – let’s all meet and draw again!! 😀

Have fun and make crazy colourful art at PORTRAITS AFTER DARK with the OIC crew! Bring a friend / soul mate / family member / pet and share this edition of “PORTRAITS AFTER DARK” with us! This is where you can meet the most interesting illustrators in Singapore and get your portraits drawn on a Friday night!

Instagram, tweet, tag and spread the word – #oicsingapore #portraitsafterdark

Venue:
MAAD Market at Red Dot Design Museum — 28 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069120
Near Tanjong Pagar MRT.
Map: OneMap or http://bit.ly/MAADSG

Registration for SITTERS / POSERS:

Want your portraits drawn? Pose for us!! We will love to draw YOU!!

Please register here: http://www.oicsingapore.com/events/

Upcoming dates of Portraits After Dark (to be confirmed):
10 Jun 2016
1 Jul 2016
5 Aug 2016
2 Sep 2016

– Dates are subject to changes 1 month prior to event date
– Take note that our portrait events DO NOT always fall on the 1st Friday of the month. Please check the final posted dates 1-2 weeks before the event to be sure.

Use our email subscription box to sign up for email announcements of upcoming Portraits After Dark.
Receive event announcements from OIC by subscribing to OIC Singapore mailing list on Google Groups
Email:

DrawForth Sharing Session 01

“DrawFORTH” A new series of talks for illustrators about taking charge of their own creations and venturing overseas. ( NOTE VENUE CHANGE- to *SCAPE’s ARENA Room, Level 5 )

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Wonder what it’s like to participate as an illustrator in the Bologna Book Fair or an Illustration showcase in Taipei?

Come join us for a sharing session where illustrators from the OIC who have recently returned from their overseas adventures come together to share their experiences and observations! They will be talking about their trip to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2016 and also the recent invitation to Creative Expo Taiwan 2016. We have also invited 2 speakers from the publishing industry to give their insight and experiences of Bologna.
Come down and join us for this event- you will be so inspired to start preparing for your own overseas adventure for 2017!!

Participating Illustrators:
Anngee ( initiator / co-ordinator ) – http://anngee.sg/

Darel Seow – http://darelseow.com/

Twisstii – http://twisstii.com/

Kaiyee – http://www.kaiyeejelly.com/

Kapie – http://www.kapieeipak.com/

Josef Lee – https://joseflee.wordpress.com/

 

Participating Publishers:

Edmund Wee – Epigram Books – http://shop.epigrambooks.sg/

( one more publisher to be confirmed )

 

Register here if you are attending this FREE talk – 

Date/ Time: 19th May , 7.30pm sharp ( Please come early! )

Venue: *SCAPE ARENA Room, Level 5

 

Join in and spread the word to like minded friends! Let’s MEET and CREATE a better drawing community!

Poster art contributed by our comm member Anngee. See her folio here!

#oicsingapore, #drawforth

Program partner:

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OIC Interpretive Drawing Session 01

Calling all artists!!!

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Come discover a side of figure drawing that is fun and relaxing, where you have the freedom to draw however you like, with whatever you want!

OIC Interpretive Drawing Sessions give you a space to explore your own style and your own medium, without the tedious academia.

Bring your favoured medium and join a session of like-minded illustrators to draw multiple professional figure drawing models.

Drinks are on us.

REGISTER HERE after you pay  – http://www.oicsingapore.com/events/

Details:

Venue: Centre 42, Waterloo St, S(187951)

Time: 2.45pm – 5.30pm

Payment: $25 per person

Please sign up via the OIC website and pay via Paypal to:

naijiz@hotmail.com

For bank transfer, please send the sum to POSB Savings 109-13616-6 and drop a mail with the header OIC INTERPRETIVE DRAWING to naijiz@hotmail.com to confirm payment.

 

Logistics:

Please bring your own drawing materials, whether it’s paper, pens, brushes, paint and easels/ hard boards. ( All traditional medium only/ Strictly non digital please – NO IPADS or TABLETS)

Criteria for Participation:

1. serious participants only ( but no skill level limitations – all levels are welcome. )

2. 18 years of age and above only.
** Have participated in at least one figure or life drawing class before.

To Take Note:

No photography allowed during the drawing session.
The organisers reserve the right to remove any person from the premises without obligation for explanation.

Portraits After Dark: Friday 01 Apr 2016

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Poster illustration contributed by our friend and participanting artist  – Erika Tay (http://erikartoon.tumblr.com/)

Let’s get busy – let’s all meet and draw again!! 😀

Have fun and make crazy colourful art at PORTRAITS AFTER DARK with the OIC crew! Bring a friend / soul mate / family member / pet and share this edition of “PORTRAITS AFTER DARK” with us! This is where you can meet the most interesting illustrators in Singapore and get your portraits drawn on a Friday night!

Instagram, tweet, tag and spread the word – #oicsingapore #portraitsafterdark

Venue:
MAAD Market at Red Dot Design Museum — 28 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069120
Near Tanjong Pagar MRT.
Map: OneMap or http://bit.ly/MAADSG

Registration for SITTERS / POSERS:

Want your portraits drawn? Pose for us!! We will love to draw YOU!!

Please register here: http://www.oicsingapore.com/events/

Upcoming dates of Portraits After Dark (to be confirmed):
13 may
10 jun

– Dates are subject to changes 1 month prior to event date
– Take note that our portrait events DO NOT always fall on the 1st Friday of the month. Please check the final posted dates 1-2 weeks before the event to be sure.

Use our email subscription box to sign up for email announcements of upcoming Portraits After Dark.
Receive event announcements from OIC by subscribing to OIC Singapore mailing list on Google Groups
Email:

OIC Zine Meet 02

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Let’s CREATE!! : This is our 2nd meetup! We are reviewing some of our ideas and work-in-progress. You can still join in if you miss the 1st meet up but be ready to draw. No spectators please! Let’s make zines! Register to participate –

  • Proposal for your zine theme/ ideas
  • Discussion of ideas and production

We meet every month whenever possible.

Registration required. ( Register here ) 

Venue :  *SCAPEmedia Hub – Arena, Level 5, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978

Date : Sat, 19 March 2016 / Time – 3 to 5pm

What to bring:

  • At least 3 of your favourite zine
  • Samples of the style you would like to execute your zine in (Could be your previous work)
  • Sketch book or paper to draw on
  • Drawing materials, pens marker etc

Who is eligible to participate:

  • Students
  • Hobbyists
  • Illustrators

See this for some samples – http://www.creativebloq.com/graphic-design/indie-zines-4132490

Some of our heroes and inspirations are Robert Crumbs, Charles Burns, Tom Gauld, Michael Deforge, publishers like Fantagraphics, NoBrow etc….

We are lovers of crazy production techniques, high quality limited print runs, signed one of a kind riso printed books, hand pulled silkscreens books of illustrated poetry and not forgetting lo-fi hand drawn photocopies- anything off the beaten track and that is well made!

We designed this group to cater to creators who are NOT Anime, Marvel, Disney, super heroes or mainstream comics, CG art, concept art or fanart fans. 

Our aim

This is a meet up to discuss the zines you would like to produce and also a jam session to get your juices going! Ideally everybody would be producing 1 zine each every one or two months.

We meet every month whenever possible.

Registration required. ( Register here ) 

Venue :  *SCAPEmedia Hub – Arena, Level 5, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978

Date : Sat, 19 March 2016 / Time – 3 to 5pm

Selected zines will be sold  ( To be confirmed ) at:

  • venues to be confirmed but we have shortlisted afew key ones ( will share when we meet )

Note:

This is NOT a workshop to teach illustration or zine-making techniques but there will be opportunities to learn from each other.
There will be a curation process, participation does not guarantee that your zines will be sold at the OIC book table or OIC related channels.
Zines production will be self funded unless otherwise stated. We may select certain titles to be collectively produced under the OIC banner.

Register here, spread the word to like minded friends and let’s MEET and CREATE!

#oic_zine, #oicsingapore_zine, #singapore_zine

Program partner:

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Portraits After Dark: Friday 11 Mar 2016

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Poster illustration contributed by our friend and participanting artist  – Jill Tran ( https://tranthi19huyentran.wordpress.com/ )

Let’s get busy – let’s all meet and draw again!! 😀

Have fun and make crazy colourful art at PORTRAITS AFTER DARK with the OIC crew! Bring a friend / soul mate / family member / pet and share this edition of “PORTRAITS AFTER DARK” with us! This is where you can meet the most interesting illustrators in Singapore and get your portraits drawn on a Friday night!

Instagram, tweet, tag and spread the word – #oicsingapore #portraitsafterdark

Venue:
MAAD Market at Red Dot Design Museum — 28 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069120
Near Tanjong Pagar MRT.
Map: OneMap or http://bit.ly/MAADSG

Registration for SITTERS / POSERS:

Want your portraits drawn? Pose for us!! We will love to draw YOU!!

Please register here: http://www.oicsingapore.com/events/

Upcoming dates of Portraits After Dark (to be confirmed):
1 apr
13 may
10 jun

– Dates are subject to changes 1 month prior to event date
– Take note that our portrait events DO NOT always fall on the 1st Friday of the month. Please check the final posted dates 1-2 weeks before the event to be sure.

Use our email subscription box to sign up for email announcements of upcoming Portraits After Dark.
Receive event announcements from OIC by subscribing to OIC Singapore mailing list on Google Groups
Email:

DRAW, DREW, DRAWING, DRAWN

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by POLLY & CHRIS HARRISON ( Wrap magazine ), MICHAEL MINDFLYER (OIC Singapore) and YAH-LENG YU (Foreign Policy Design Group)

Calling all illustration enthusiasts, join us in an intimate panel discussion hosted by Wrap Magazine and Organisation of Illustrators Council Singapore (OIC), held in conjunction with The U Symposium 2016: Magazines Independent.

The distinguished panel will address the many triumphs and challenges fellow illustrators face today, and how they have pushed the boundaries of the industry, one stroke at a time.

For those interested in having their illustration works featured and discussed, please post a piece of your work on Instagram or Facebook, with the hashtags #tusym2016 and #wrapxoic, by 11:59pm, 13 March.

Just to add that – OIC is on the lookout for Singapore based illustrators with good work for possible network/ collab for our anniversary event in October too – so start posting and tagging now.

For more U Symposium info – http://theusymposium.com/

Kindly RSVP at wrapxoic.peatix.com as seats are limited. 

Mon Mar 14, 2016
6:30 PM9:00 PM

Venue:
*SCAPE Gallery
Level 5, 2 Orchard Link
Singapore 237978

Programme Partner:

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Supported By:
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OIC Zine Meet 01

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Calling all artists/ illustrators who are crazy about zines and want to create their own zines. We are starting a monthly meet up group to hatch/ create more “drawing/ illustration INDIE comics” based zine creation community!!

See this for some samples – http://www.creativebloq.com/graphic-design/indie-zines-4132490

Some of our heroes and inspirations are Robert Crumbs, Charles Burns, Tom Gauld, Michael Deforge, publishers like Fantagraphics, NoBrow etc….

We are lovers of crazy production techniques, high quality limited print runs, signed one of a kind riso printed books, hand pulled silkscreens books of illustrated poetry and not forgetting lo-fi hand drawn photocopies- anything off the beaten track and that is well made!

We designed this group to cater to creators who are NOT Anime, Marvel, Disney, super heroes or mainstream comics, CG art, concept art or fanart fans. 

Our aim

This is a meet up to discuss the zines you would like to produce and also a jam session to get your juices going! Ideally everybody would be producing 1 zine each every one or two months.

We meet every month whenever possible.

Registration required. ( Register here ) 

Venue :  *SCAPEmedia Hub – Arena, Level 5, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978

Date : Sat, 20 February 2016 / Time – 3 to 5pm

Selected zines will be sold  ( To be confirmed ) at:

  • venues to be confirmed but we have shortlisted afew key ones ( will share when we meet )

To be discussed ( come prepared to share ) :

  • Proposal for your zine theme
  • How you want to execute the production (what kind of printing, paper, etc)
  • Price point to sell your zines at

What to bring:

  • At least 3 of your favourite zine
  • Samples of the style you would like to execute your zine in (Could be your previous work)
  • Sketch book or paper to draw on
  • Drawing materials, pens marker etc

Who is eligible to participate:

  • Students
  • Hobbyists
  • Illustrators

Note:

This is NOT a workshop to teach illustration or zine-making techniques but there will be opportunities to learn from each other.
There will be a curation process, participation does not guarantee that your zines will be sold at the OIC book table or OIC related channels.
Zines production will be self funded unless otherwise stated. We may select certain titles to be collectively produced under the OIC banner.

Register here, spread the word to like minded friends and let’s MEET and CREATE!

#oic_zine, #oicsingapore_zine, #singapore_zine

Program partner:

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Portraits After Dark: Friday 5 Feb 2016

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Poster illustration contributed by our friend  – Kapie Eipak ( http://www.kapieeipak.com/ )
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Let’s get busy – let’s all meet and draw again!! 😀

Have fun and make crazy colourful art at PORTRAITS AFTER DARK with the OIC crew! Bring a friend / soul mate / family member / pet and share this edition of “PORTRAITS AFTER DARK” with us! This is where you can meet the most interesting illustrators in Singapore and get your portraits drawn on a Friday night!

Instagram, tweet, tag and spread the word – #oicsingapore #portraitsafterdark

Venue:
MAAD Market at Red Dot Design Museum — 28 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069120
Near Tanjong Pagar MRT.
Map: OneMap or http://bit.ly/MAADSG

Registration for SITTERS / POSERS:

Want your portraits drawn? Pose for us!! We will love to draw YOU!!

Please register here: http://www.oicsingapore.com/events/

Upcoming dates of Portraits After Dark (to be confirmed):
11 mar
1 apr
13 may
10 jun

– Dates are subject to changes 1 month prior to event date
– Take note that our portrait events DO NOT always fall on the 1st Friday of the month. Please check the final posted dates 1-2 weeks before the event to be sure.

Use our email subscription box to sign up for email announcements of upcoming Portraits After Dark.
Receive event announcements from OIC by subscribing to OIC Singapore mailing list on Google Groups
Email:

Portraits After Dark: Friday 8 Jan 2016

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Poster illustration contributed by our friend  – the incredible Jason Siew
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Happy New Year everyone! We are back to business – looking forward to meeting everyone again!
Let’s get busy – let’s all meet and draw again!! 😀

Have fun and make crazy colourful art at PORTRAITS AFTER DARK with the OIC crew! Bring a friend / soul mate / family member / pet and share this edition of “PORTRAITS AFTER DARK” with us! This is where you can meet the most interesting illustrators in Singapore and get your portraits drawn on a Friday night!

Instagram, tweet, tag and spread the word – #oicsingapore #portraitsafterdark

Venue:
MAAD Market at Red Dot Design Museum — 28 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069120
Near Tanjong Pagar MRT.
Map: OneMap or http://bit.ly/MAADSG

Registration for SITTERS / POSERS:

Want your portraits drawn? Pose for us!! We will love to draw YOU!!

Please register here: http://www.oicsingapore.com/events/

Upcoming dates of Portraits After Dark (to be confirmed):
11 mar
1 apr
13 may
10 jun

– Dates are subject to changes 1 month prior to event date
– Take note that our portrait events DO NOT always fall on the 1st Friday of the month. Please check the final posted dates 1-2 weeks before the event to be sure.

Use our email subscription box to sign up for email announcements of upcoming Portraits After Dark.
Receive event announcements from OIC by subscribing to OIC Singapore mailing list on Google Groups
Email: