In five words or less: Nerdy Artists Hangout & Draw Comics! (does an ampersand count as a word? is "hangout" one word or two?) Our goal is to bring together people who want to make comics or video games to hang out over drinks and snacks, show off our latest works, share ideas and (of course) draw comics.

Our attendees are comprised mostly of comic illustrators, with the occasional writer and game developer. We have had a few seasoned professionals at our table, but the vast majority of us do this as a labor of love on the side.

At general meetings, we often try to do a group comic-making exercise, which are ridiculously fun and run a high risk of spoiling any future prospects you may have had of running for public office. No artistic talent required to participate! In fact, pairing up art-inept writers and mumbling illustrators is one of our goals. Participation in group exercises is optional; you are welcome to just come and do your own thing, if you prefer.

Meetings are weekly in Seattle (although as of Feb 2013, we are rejiggering the logistics) and most weekends on the Eastside. Plus occasional outings to special events, such as conventions, exhibitions, educational opportunities, etc.

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  • New Member
    Liz Liz­ joined
    Yesterday
    Liz
    "I'm a writer / artist. I was half of the webcomic duo for BardLandsBooks.­com , but my partner had to drop the project 'cause sometimes life takes over. We're now on indefinite hiatus and I'm just looking around to meet other artists and comic makers."
  • New Member
    Kairi Kairi­ joined
    Yesterday
    Kairi
    "I'm Kairi and I recently moved from Texas! Seattle is nice ( -w- )"
  • New Member
    Denise Denise­ joined
    3 days ago
    Denise
    "I used to draw indie comics. I was a member of Dafa Fungus comic collective in New Orleans in 2003-4. I don't do comics now that I have a youtube channel, but I'd like to get back into it. http://www.yout­ube.com/demosur­e"
  • New Member
    Ariel Ariel­ joined
    3 days ago
    Ariel
    "I am 16 and work for a LARP as head of costume and make-up"
  • New Member
    Damian Gonzalez Damian Gonzalez joined
    4 days ago
    Damian Gonzalez
    "First year student seeking a degree in Game Design"
  • New Member
    John Higdon John Higdon joined
    4 days ago
    John Higdon
    "Hi there! I am getting my footing back into the gaming industry and have started to look for artistic talent! I am not the best with a pen but I have big ideas!"
  • New Member
    Sean McLaughlin Sean McLaughlin joined
    April 11
    Sean McLaughlin
    "Hey, I'm a professional software tester with a background in art & a BFA in animation (2D and Stop Motion). In my free time I've been working on my art in an attempt to build up a portfolio to eventually make the jump to a career in Videogame art."
  • New comment
    Joshua Garrett

    "sorry can't make it :("

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  • New Member
    Nate Slottow Nate Slottow joined
    April 8
    Nate Slottow
    "I'm a 23 year-old software developer, just moved from Ann Arbor, MI to Seattle. :D"
  • New comment
    Jack Jack­ commented on Tuesday Social Drink and Draw
    April 8
    Jack

    "I'll be there next week! I got super sick over the weekend and don't want to spread it around. Have fun everyone!"

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