Tuesday, November 19, 2013

FLS update 11/18/13

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:
Every Friday at 4pm: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday 6 - 8:30 pm: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
Monday Night Kids Jam! Kids art hour with Matt from 5-6pm! Only $5!
11/23 Magic the Gathering booster draft at 3pm at FLS $16
11/24 Free Lunch at the Plainville VFW Comic Show
11/29 12-4pm Black Friday Comic Fest at Free Lunch!! Only $10
11/29 4-6:30pm Open Drawing & Painting STAR WARS edition! $20
         - includes Free Action Figure! (while supplies last)

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Holy cow...this week is nuts!!

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:
Every Friday at 4pm: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday 6 - 8:30 pm: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
Every Wednesday 6 - 9pm: Magic the Gathering Under $25 League
Free Lunch at New Beginnings 9/21 at 1pm
Free Lunch at Camp Anime 9/21 at 4p and all day 9/22
Free Lunch at Cliff's Con at the Plainville VFW 9/29
NEW CLASSES COMING IN OCTOBER!!
COMEDY WRITING starts 10/10
CARTOON ANATOMY and CHARACTER DESIGN start 10/12
GRAPHIC NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP is 10/19


Working on a big project soon...tryin' to clear everything off my plate for it...get ready to see the return of The Black Roses!

Thursday, September 12, 2013

9.12.13 is a busy day!

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:
Every Friday at 4pm: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday 6 - 8:30 pm: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
Every Wednesday 6 - 9pm: Magic the Gathering Under $25 League
NEW CLASSES COMING IN OCTOBER!!
COMEDY WRITING starts 10/10
CARTOON ANATOMY and CHARACTER DESIGN start 10/12
GRAPHIC NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP is 10/19

 Here's a couple fun things I made this week....hmmm...they kinda go together....




 Zombie Nerf Target I'm going to start selling!

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Free Lunch Update!!

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:
Every Friday at 4pm: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday 6 - 8:30 pm: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
Every Tuesday from 3 - 6pm: Granby Farmers Market
Every Wednesday 6 - 9pm: Magic the Gathering Under $25 League
Saturday 7/20 3pm: Magic the Gathering Under $25 deck tourney
Sun 7/28 10-6: Brass City Comic Con! Naugatuck Comm College

SUMMER ONE WEEK WORKSHOPS  Meets M,W,Th, F from 4 - 6pm at Free Lunch Studios. (click links for previews!!)

MONSTER WORKSHOP!  July 29 - August 2
MINI-COMIC MADNESS  August 12 - 16

email mryan@freelunchcomics.com for questions or to register!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Non-stop...non-stop...!

Yesterday I hit an all time high for stuff done in one day!! Two lectures at the Sand School in Hartford, a commission and a drawing demo for the local chapter of the 4H! I'm gonna sneak out and see the Iron Man movie tonight - but not before finishing the newest Junk Foods and doing some promo stuff!

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:
Every Friday at 4pm: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
Friday 5/3 at 4pm: Open Drawing class!! Super Heroes!! Free book! $25
Sunday May 5th at 1pm: Magic the Gathering Booster Draft
Saturday May 11th at 1pm: Magic the Gathering Legacy

I posted the wrong version of the Junk Food last week so YOU GUYS will get to see the real one! A special treat just for you!

Thursday, April 11, 2013

A LOT of character design stuff this week!

Another nutty week with an awesome birthday party at the studio, drawing clowns, sky diving ferrets and space skaters....yeah, all that! Plus this guy!



Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:

Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
April 20th Cartoon Anatomy & Character Design classes start!
Sunday April 13th at 1pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering (Legacy)
Sunday April 21st at 1pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering (Tribal)

Thursday, April 4, 2013

What's up and what's up!


 Here's a logo Rach and I have been workin' on!

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:

Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
April 6th: Free Lunch will be at the CT PTSA Vendor Fair @ Hamden Middle School
Sunday April 7th at 1pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering (Booster)
April 20th Cartoon Anatomy & Character Design classes start!
Sunday April 13th at 1pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering (Legacy)

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Our RESCHEDULED Glastonbury appearance approaches...

MATT RYAN – CARTOONIST, ILLUSTRATOR AND TEACHER – Rescheduled for Saturday, March 16 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Friends Room at Welles Turner Memorial Library, 2407 Main Street, Glastonbury.  


This program is for everyone – adults, teens and children who have a love of the comics and expressions of humor.

Adults and students alike will enjoy Steve and Matt’s demonstration and learning how comics and other creative works are processed from concept through to print.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Cleaned the studio a bit...


...it was gettin' a little outta hand!  



Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:

Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Drawing and Painting for Teens

Every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)

Sunday Mar 3rd at 1pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering

Saturday Mar 9th at 4pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering (Booster)

NEW Drawing Classes Start March 23rd!! Mad-Science and Storytelling!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Sunday Feb 24th

Free Lunch will be at the Golden Gavel Plaza (149 North Road (Route 140)
East Windsor, CT 06088) for the East Of The River Comic Show!

(Off of I-91, exit 45 - Follow Route 140 east for 1 mile, the plaza is on left)

Steve Kanaras and Matt Ryan, writer and artist from Free Lunch Comics, co-owners and teachers from Free Lunch Studios and creators behind Junk Food, A La Cartoons, Bigger, Beyond the Kuiper Belt, Only In Whispers and Pork 'N Beans. Now PUBLISHED BY HARPER COLLINS in THE USELESS SCIENCE FACT-O-PEDIA! They'll also be debuting CHIP 'N FISH, their new ALL AGES digital comic. Oliver Davis will be there selling comics, trades and MAGIC CARDS.
www.freelunchcomics.com



Matt will be drawing BIG COMMISSIONS for all to see (and some to buy)! First come first serve! Bring reference if you think it's needed! Your favorite hero, villain or whatever!

99 cent admission NEW VENDORS!
CHILDREN FREE UNDER 10!
FREE GIVEAWAYS AT THE DOOR!
HOURLY RAFFLES


Showcasing over 50 tables of Golden, Silver, Bronze, and Modern Age comic, C. C. G., Sport/nonsports cards, Action figures, Collectible toys, Diecast, Paper/pulp collectibles, Comic/card supplies and VHS/DVD's and more! (more to be announced believe it or not!)

Thursday, February 14, 2013

After the storm

What a bummer that storm was! The snow drift covered our door!! Since then, I've been bustin' my butt just tryin' to get caught up! I finished my Junk Foods for the week, a biz card promo for New England Pizza, a GIANT mermaid image for a big sticker, some layouts for a Graphic Novel pitch, a banner for the B&M Podcast guys and more...huuuhhhhh....

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:

New Britain Art Museum's Thursday Studio at 4 for Feb features Matt Ryan!
Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Drawing and Painting for Teens.
Every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam).
February 16th: Free Lunch Studios classes start! Character Design!
Sunday Feb 17th at 6:30pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering.
Sunday Feb 24th: Free Lunch at the East of the River Con at the Golden Gavel in East Windsor

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Free Lunch News!!! Plus CHIP N FISH!!

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:

Chip 'N Fish is now available!



Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
Saturday Feb 2nd: Free Lunch will be at the Granby Library
Sunday Feb 3rd at 1pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering
February 5th and 6th: Free Lunch classes at Windsor Adult Ed start!
February 9th: Free Lunch will be at the Glastonbury Library

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Whew! Another crazy week!

Stepped down officially from the Granby Artists president position this week! What an honor that was! Chip & Fish is so close to being done it's not even funny! Finished a handful of Junk Foods and sent some to one of our publishers, The Naugatuck Community College.


Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:

Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Sunday Jan 27th: Free Lunch will be at the Cliff's Con at the Plainville VFW
Every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)
Saturday Feb 2nd: Free Lunch will be at the Granby Library
Sunday Feb 3rd at 1pm: Free Lunch Magic the Gathering
February 5th and 6th: Free Lunch classes at Windsor Adult Ed start!

All the fun things we do can be found at www.freelunchcomics.com.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

What's up?! 1/18/13

Crazy new year right? I've finished final art on a lot of books that have been almost done for waaaayyy too long! I finished the last visual for the next Only In Whispers, the final page for Chip & Fish and the last page for Hostile Universe! Yeahhhh! Get outta the way!

Upcoming Events at Free Lunch Studios:


Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Drawing and Painting for Teens

Wednesday Jan. 23rd at 6:30 p.m. -  Free Lunch's Magic the Gathering

Sunday Jan 27th: Free Lunch at Cliff's Con at Plainville VFW. I'll be drawing huge (18x24) commissions there!

Every Monday from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Monday Night Jam (drop-in art jam)





All the fun things we do can be found at www.freelunchcomics.com.



PLUS: February 2nd at 11 am: Free Lunch presents Comic Construction Demos at the Granby Public Library!