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'ELCAF' Drink & Draw June Edition


It’s Drink & Draw time with our friends at Broken Frontier! This coming month we are focusing on the brilliant artists that are attending ELCAF we have special guests Xiao Mei, Laurel Pettitt, and Jens K Styve! The event will be Wednesday, March 28th! 

Xiao Mei is a Brooklyn Based Illustrator. She was raised in small Cantonese city in China, moved to New York when I was twelve and living in Brooklyn since then. She won the Society of Illustrator Student Competition 2017 and was Merit Winner for 3x3 International Illustration Award No.14. She has been featured in Ball Pit Mag, Uppercase Mag Issue.37 and Math Magazine No.6.

Laurel Pettitt a UK-based illustrator. She graduated in 2015 with BA (Hons) Illustration from Norwich University of the Arts. Her publications include Quiet Moments with Note Well Press Printing. Bodies of Water a sequential narrative on Icelandic landscapes. She will be debuting a new comic, Island, at ElCAF with Note Well.

Jens K Styve lives and works in Tromsø, Norway. He's a writer, designer and illustrator. He self-publishes the well-regarded web series Dunce, about coping with life in the arctic circle. Styve won the Pondus Prize for the series. He has run successful Kickstarter campaigns for all three volumes of Dunce. 

This event will be Thursday, June 21st at the Kings Arms pub. 

Hosted by Gosh’s Nora Goldberg and Broken Frontier’s Andy Oliver, the evening will provide an opportunity for attendees to find their artistic muse in a relaxed and informal atmosphere in the company of a rotating list of guest creators from across all areas of comics publishing. With such a great group of creators, you certainly won’t be in want of inspiration!


The Drink and Draw will begin at Gosh! at 6.30pm with an opportunity to buy work from the featured artists at a discounted price before heading to the evening’s location of choice. At 7pm we will be going to a local pub, Kings Arms to begin our drinking and drawing!

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