Local author/artist Dana Sullivan hosts classes

June 15, 2015

NEW — 12:55 p.m. June 15, 2015

Newcastle News readers see local author/illustrator Dana Sullivan’s work featured monthly in a cartoon accompanying Pat Detmer’s column.

Now, you can learn from the man himself in two upcoming classes.

The first is a picture book illustration class offered June 23-July 28 at the Kirkland Arts Center. The six-week intensive boot camp that will leave you with a finished book dummy suitable for submission. Need not be an artist, just a willingness to work and stretch your imagination. Learn more here.

The second class is geared toward teens. Sullivan will take students step-by-step through the process of turning your original idea into a graphic novel. Drawing skills are not necessary, but imagination is a must, Sullivan said.  Read more

Newcastle illustrator publishes first book

July 2, 2013

By Christina Corrales-Toy Surrounded by walls of his work in his Newcastle home, local illustrator Dana Sullivan poses with a puppet-version of Ozzie, the star of his first children’s book, ‘Ozzie and the Art Contest.’

By Christina Corrales-Toy
Surrounded by walls of his work in his Newcastle home, local illustrator Dana Sullivan poses with a puppet-version of Ozzie, the star of his first children’s book, ‘Ozzie and the Art Contest.’

NEW — 12:50 p.m. July 2, 2013

Everyone experiences rejection at some point in his or her lifetime. It’s what you do with it that counts. In Newcastle illustrator Dana Sullivan’s case, he wrote a children’s book. Read more