COOL EVENT ALERT: Chip Kidd at Dare2Draw in NYC

The book designer and comics fan will hit the Society of Illustrators on Thursday 8/14.


The D2D folks sent along this info, so check it out:

Come Dare2Draw with Mentoring Guest Artist Chip Kidd!

Hosted by Simon Fraser

We’re delighted to have Chip joining us! He’ll be talking to us about best practices and his approach to art directing, designing books and writing.

Chip Kidd is a Designer/Writer in New York City (and Stonington, CT, and Palm Beach, FL). His book cover designs for Alfred A. Knopf, where he has worked non-stop since 1986, have helped create a revolution in the art of American book packaging.


Bring your sketchbooks for an evening of live drawing with Dynamic Action Models.

Contests & Give-aways

Demonstrations, Q&A and mingling with other cartoonists

Our signature “Quick Draw” Contest and “The Re-Load”

Door Prizes

Four ridiculously awesome “Quick Draw” prizes, all with Copic, Pentel and Sakura art Supplies, Action Figures, TPB and more…

$250 of Jerry’s Artarama gift cards. Wow!

Three 30-day trial memberships from New York Sports Clubs for the “Quick Draw” winners

FREE comics from Dark Horse Comics & Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash!

At the beautiful Society of Illustrators, NY

Featuring 90 minutes of dynamic figure drawing, with live-action models & props and our signature Dare2Draw “Quick Draw” Contests, with all art done on Blue Line Pro boards. The pro art is auctioned for artists-in-need.


The Society Of Illustrators of NY

128 E 63rd St, New York, New York 10065

6 to 9:30 PM, Cover: $15 Online ($20 at the door)



*We’ll be giving away some awesome stuff provided by our Sponsors*

***Conveniently located near all trains—easy to get to***

* 2 Dynamic Action “Cosplay” Models
* Good lighting and plenty of table space
* Special guest artists
* Low drink/snack prices
* Artist demos
* Networking with other artists and artist groups
* 30-Minute Quick Draw
* New “Quick Draw” Sketchbook Re-load
* Contests and prizes
* Discounts from sponsors
* Art posted on Dare2Draw Website
* Portfolio reviews
* Free Wi-Fi
* Opportunity to promote your own work and websites
…and much, much more…


Characters for The “Quick Draw” Contest will be revealed 24 hrs. before the D2D event on twitter: Dare2Draw



For more information, go to:

See you soon!



Author: Dan Greenfield

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