Not the August Comic Jam |Wed., Sept. 4, 2019 at 7:00 – 9:30 PM | FREE | Come and BE Creative with US!

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Come out and draw (or write) cooperatively with other creative comic artists and enthusiasts in a relaxed atmosphere. See how stories evolve and weird things happen in the Jam art. Always a surprise lol. The Jam theme is random character generation 🙂

Wednesday September 4th, 2019
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Shanghai Restaurant
651 Somerset St W
Ottawa On

Contact: Suzanne
613.836.7821/ 613.501.6862
suebrainpower (at) gmail (dot) com

https://suzannemarsden.weebly.com/

Event cost: Free, materials provided (or bring your own favourite art-making equipment) At the end of the evening, Jam art is collected and posted to the group’s site for all to enjoy. http://ottawacomicjam.blogspot.com/

Please note: this event may have some adult themes in the art/stories and is not generally suitable for minors. Also, please be respectful of your fellow artists and writers ♥

Thanks to DragonHead Studio for continuing to financially support the Ottawa Comic Jam Group.

https://www.facebook.com/DragonHStudio/

 

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April Comic Jam: Wed., April 24, 2019 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Let’s Get Drawing! FREE, Materials Provided!

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Spring may have not quite sprung, but the Ottawa Comic Jam has! Join us for an evening of cooperative comic drawing and writing at the Shanghai Restaurant. Theme: all things April, including: April O’Neill, Bunnies (Holy Grail rabbit vs Peter CottonTail?!) mutant animals, etc, as we celebrate making it through winter.

April Comic Jam
Wednesday April 24th, 2019
7 pm – 9:30 pm
Shanghai Restaurant
651 Somerset St W
Ottawa ON K1R 5K3

Contact: Suzanne
suebrainpower (at) gmail (dot) com
613. 836. 7821 /
613. 501. 6862 (cell)

Event cost: free, materials provided
Artwork is collected at the end of the evening and posted to the Ottawa Comic Jam site for all to enjoy.
http://ottawacomicjam.blogspot.com/

*Please note, this event is not generally suitable for minors, as some adult themes and artwork may be created.

**Please be respectful of your fellow comic jam artists and writers with your artwork and behaviour.

The Ottawa Comic Jam gratefully acknowledges DragonHead Studio for continued financial support. Also, thanks to the Shanghai Restaurant for sharing their welcoming, safe and art inspiring space. https://theshang.wordpress.com/

‘Rabbit Girl’ (c) 2019 Suzanne A. Marsden
https://suzannemarsden.weebly.com/

Chinese Canadian Restaurant Night 🕑 November 8 | 6 – 9PM | $12 |Reservations

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The  More Than Just Food Series tackles the history, creation + sociopolitical meanings behind those yummy, home-cooked meals from your childhood, to the first Chinese Canadian restaurants + today’s current food scene.

We’ll analyse the ties between identity + food, its place in Western society + more.

• Chinese Canadian Restaurant Night •
🕑 November 8 | 6 – 9PM | Shanghai Restaurant | $12
Dinner + a Documentary! 🎬 We’ll start the night off with a Chinese Canadian dinner at Shanghai Restaurant, one of the first restaurants in Ottawa’s Chinatown. We’ll follow it with a 1hr screening of The Search for General Tso + a discussion following the night about the social + historical ties to Chinese Canadian identity.

• Cooking Workshop • 饺子 / 餃子 jiǎo zi / gaau2 zi2 • $15
🕑 December 9 | 10AM – 1PM | T&T Supermarket | 224 Hunt Club Rd.
Victoria Song will lead a dumpling workshop with her family’s dumpling recipe! ✨ Join us for a hands-on tutorial + figure out the trick to dumpling folding! You’ll get to eat what you make afterwards + join us in a discussion about food, identity + reconnecting to our roots.

ADVANCED REGISTRATION! Please register + save your space by filling out the online form. There are limited spaces + we will need to purchase ingredients + reserve appropriate spaces! https://goo.gl/XM5eDd

WORKSHOPS are open to Chinese Canadians of all ages! Kids, Students, Adults + Seniors alike. 👵 We’ll also be taking photos at the events, so please let us know either via message or at the event if you would prefer not to have your photo taken 🙂

HOSTED BY https://www.facebook.com/chinesecanadianco/

Spreading the collaging fun! New workshop Wed May 18th

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Spreading the collaging fun! New workshop Wed May 18th Register today:

Good for Admission for 1 to my Intro to Collage Workshop on Wednesday May 18th at the Shanghai Restaurant (651 Somerset St West, Ottawa).

The workshop begin will at 7pm. Please arrive ~10-15 minutes early to get settled, have some complimentary nibbles, or grab a drink (not included).

All supplies (scissors, glue, gel medium, wood art boards, magazines) will be provided but you’re welcome to bring your own mags and ephemera to add to the fun.

The workshop will cover design principles, my process, tools and techniques. Each person will come away with an original piece of collage art made on a wooden panel.

Please ensure that you’re able to make the date and time for the workshop (Wednesday May 18th, 7-9:30pm). If life happens and you have to cancel, admission can be fully refunded up to 48 hours before the event. Within 48 hrs, admission cannot be refunded, but is fully transferable – please get in touch to let me know about your arrangements.

In the case of instructor illness or cancellation, the options to transfer admission for another date, or to receive a full refund will be provided.

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