Adobe Creativity Champion Q1 2015 and Featured Adobe Education Leader
May14

Adobe Creativity Champion Q1 2015 and Featured Adobe Education Leader

Adobe Creativity Champion Q1 2015 I was recognized as one of three Q1 2015 Impact Award winners for the Adobe Education Leader program. It is awarded to members of the Adobe Education Community who have served as creativity champions in their classrooms, on their campuses, and across the broader educational landscape. A creativity champion supports and fosters creativity through such actions as: integrating creativity in local or...

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WonderCon 2015
Apr02

WonderCon 2015

It’s that time of year again, and I am back at WonderCon on the Full-Time Creative Work on a Part-Time Schedule panel Sunday, April 5 from 3:30 – 4:30pm in Room 213. Come on by if your there and say hi! I’ll be giving away a one-year subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud to one lucky attendee. As a plus the OC Register did an interview with me this week about WonderCon. Read the full article...

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Orange County Register Article about WonderCon 2015
Apr02

Orange County Register Article about WonderCon 2015

I had the pleasure to be interviewed by the Orange County Register about WonderCon 2015. Here is the full article and you can also find it online at http://www.ocregister.com/articles/comic-656419-wondercon-anaheim.html WonderCon opens Friday in Anaheim; be ready for hordes of comic book fans and cosplayers BY JOSEPH PIMENTEL / STAFF WRITER April 2, 2015 ANAHEIM – This weekend, don’t be surprised to see Darth Vader, Superman or even...

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Comic Book Covers by My Daughter’s 3rd Grade Class
Mar01

Comic Book Covers by My Daughter’s 3rd Grade Class

I had the pleasure to teach a classroom of 3rd Graders (my daughter’s Mandarin immersion program) on how comic books are created during the Spring of 2015. I wanted them to be involved and created an assignment where they had to draw, ink and color a comic book cover. I showed cover samples covering the past 40 years of comics and included Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman and a few others. Some also wanted to use...

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San Diego Comic Fest 2014 Panels
Oct03

San Diego Comic Fest 2014 Panels

I will be doing two panels/workshops at this year at San Diego Comic Fest 2014 on October 18th and 19th. This is my first time ever going to Comic Fest and have heard some great things about it. The first panel is a special 2 hour workshop on lettering and production for comic books on Sunday, October 19th from 2-4pm during the Digital Artistry Workshop presented by Photoshop guru Stephen Burns. You can see all of the other awesome...

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San Diego Comic Con 2014 Panel
Jun11

San Diego Comic Con 2014 Panel

Another great San Diego Comic Con come and gone. I’ve been doing this convention for a long time now and I never get tired of it. I have heard the complaints that it’s too big, too many people, etc. etc. but the way I look at the whole thing is it’s one big party, like the Superbowl. It happens once a year and you can only have fun. Which we did this year! Got to bring new people to the convention, and old friends as...

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UCDavis C-STEM Day 2014 Video Production Best Video Story Winners
May29

UCDavis C-STEM Day 2014 Video Production Best Video Story Winners

My digital media arts student team from Golden West College competed in the 2014 UCDavis C-STEM Video Competition at the University of California Irvine and won Best Story statewide for “Harmless Robots”. The team consisted of Astraes Locke, Jonathan West, Korina Dascoulias and Debbie Cook. Congratulations! For more info about the competition visit: http://c-stem.ucdavis.edu/c-stem-day/overview/ Watch Harmless...

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Digital Media Educators Conference Panels – June 12-13
May13

Digital Media Educators Conference Panels – June 12-13

I will be presenting three conference tracks at the Digital Media Educators Conference at the College of The Canyons located in beautiful Santa Clarita California June 12-13. If you are an educator at any California Community College you are eligible to attend. For more information visit the site at http://ict-dm.net/dmec Here are the tracks I will be presenting Learn the secrets to using part-time collaboration to achieve full-time...

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Sean on the Creative Work Panel at WonderCon 2014
Mar17

Sean on the Creative Work Panel at WonderCon 2014

Another WonderCon come and gone! It was a great show this year, much like the old San Diego Comic Cons from 10-15 years ago. I was able to attend on Saturday and Sunday this year and bring my two oldest kids each day. Got to meet up with some old friends and meet some new ones! I’d like to thank everyone who came out to the panel and taking time away from the show on the last day! Below is a gallery of photos from the show and...

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Sun FM 91.3 Interview 7-22-14 – Talking Creativity, Adobe and Comic Con 2014 on Hollywood & W Napa Street Copy
Oct28

Sun FM 91.3 Interview 7-22-14 – Talking Creativity, Adobe and Comic Con 2014 on Hollywood & W Napa Street Copy

My interview about creativity, being an Adobe Education Leader, and what I was going to be doing at San Diego Comic Con 2014 on my friend Cat Smith’s weekly radio show Hollywood & W Napa Street on Sun FM 91.3 in Sonoma, California from July 22, 2014. For more info about the show go to http://sunfmtv.com/?cat=228 or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/HollywoodWNapaStreet. To listen to our segment click below to listen or...

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Vigilante Project Press Kit for San Diego Comic Con 2013
Jul16

Vigilante Project Press Kit for San Diego Comic Con 2013

Designed and printed the press kit for the Vigilante Project by Chris Dickens and Phil Morgenthaler. I am also lettering and designing the 4 issue series and the combined graphic novel. The project got a great news story in the Orange County Register on Tuesday, July 16 2013. Take a look at http://www.ocregister.com/articles/comic-517079-dickens-book.html Here are a few photos of the printed article Download the entire press kit in as...

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San Diego Comic Con 2013 Panel
Jun21

San Diego Comic Con 2013 Panel

It’s that time of year again! San Diego Comic Con 2013 time! I will be at the show all 5 days this year and I am excited to return to participate on the Full-Time Creative Work on a Part-Time Schedule panel Sunday afternoon. This will be my fourth time on the panel, and we have been doing multiple panels at other conventions all year. Come check it out if you are in San Diego for the convention, and if not we spun this out into...

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Sun FM 91.3 Interview – Talking Comics, Digital Media and Comic Con on Hollywood & W Napa Street
Jun11

Sun FM 91.3 Interview – Talking Comics, Digital Media and Comic Con on Hollywood & W Napa Street

Renah Wolzinger and I got to talk about our upcoming San Diego Comic Con Panel, Comic Books and the Digital Media Program at Golden West College on my friend Cat Smith and co-host Melissa Byrne’s weekly radio show Hollywood & W Napa Street on Sun FM 91.3 in Sonoma, California on 6-11-13. For more info about the show go to http://sunfmtv.com/?cat=228 or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/HollywoodWNapaStreet. To listen to...

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Nominated as Golden West College Teacher of the Year 2013
Jun11

Nominated as Golden West College Teacher of the Year 2013

It was my honor to be nominated as one of the candidates for the Golden West College Teacher of the Year 2013 award. I was nominated by Deborah Cook (Cooki), one of our current Digital Media students. My chair and friend Renah Wolzinger was also nominated for the award by Cooki and we both attended the final campus Senate meeting on May 14, 2013 where we were honored and the teacher of the year and Dr. Paul Tayyar was named the...

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Sean on the Creative Work Panel at Long Beach Comic Expo 2013
May06

Sean on the Creative Work Panel at Long Beach Comic Expo 2013

Another convention and panel done, and a great one it was. This was the first year that I have attended the Long Beach Comic Expo (I’ve been to the one in the fall) and it turned out to be a great little convention. The show floor was in the smaller ballroom on the south side of the convention center with most of the artist ally in the lobby area. I was able to catch up with an old friend of mine, Keu Cha (we worked on a book a...

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