MURPHY Apprenticeship, year 2Hey all!MURPHY Apprenticeship, year 2 by seangordonmurphy
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After the success of last year's Murphy Apprenticeship with CAFE RACER, my wife and I are gearing up to open submissions for our second year. It'll be a two week course in the autumn where you'll be flying to Maine and staying at our house to work on another anthology.
Students should be ages 21-35 (sorry, there will likely be booze around). Foreign students are also invited to apply. No college background necessary. The price will be around 2k (plus your travel/food costs), so if this sounds like something you'd be interested in, it's time to get your portfolio ready.
We're looking for 5 sequential pages of art of ANY TOPIC YOU LIKE. Because the course also focuses on technical drawing, you might want to include pages that contain trains, planes, automobiles, spaceships, etc.
I'll update again in the next few weeks and shoot you the email where to send your portfolios. The window to get them in will be about a month. Soon, we'll be rolling out another Kickstarter campaign (we
Murphy Apprenticeship updateHey all!Murphy Apprenticeship update by seangordonmurphy
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Everyone that donated to the Kickstarter, thanks for being patient. We hit a few delays due to the loss of our dog, Red, and my broken collar bone/shoulder which delayed The Wake. But me, my wife, and my students are almost done making the final touches, and we hope to have digital and hardcover editions available soon.
I'm thrilled to say that 3 out of 5 of my students have landed work with major publishers--two with Marvel and one with Boom! Studios...and Cafe Racer isn't even out yet. I'd love to think that the Apprenticeship had a hand in their success, but the truth is that each artist got work based on the caliber of the talent they possessed long before I got my hands on them. I did what I could for them on my end, which included sharing all my editorial contacts, vouching for their professionalism with publishers, and advising with contracts where I could. When Cafe Racer is published, I plan on handing out copies to every editor I can while