Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Free Lunch News for November UPDATE

November Monday Night Jams will be in full swing! Kids at 5pm, Adults at 6pm! $5 each
Drawing and Painting will continue to run on Fridays (except 11/14)
Matt and Wally C (from Twin Robotz) will be at Bakuretsu 11/14-11/16
The Black Friday Comic Fest returns 11/28!
          Event is from noon to 4pm ($10)
          or noon to 6:30pm ($30)

11/30 Cliff's Con at the Plainville VFW

Coming soon:
Manga/Comic Storytelling Workshop  12/20   10am - 3pm  $65
The Holiday Party!



Monday, August 4, 2014

Free Lunch News 8/4/14

The Kid's Jam TAKING A BREAK AUG 11th AND 18th to return with a SPECIAL KIDS JAM on AUG 25th!
Monday Night Jam every Monday from 6-8:30p. Only $5!
Drawing and Painting For Teens (DNP4T) every Fri 4-6:30. Sign up anytime!
Boston Comic Con is 8/8-8/10  www.bostoncomiccon.com
Connecticut Comiconn in Bridgeport CT  8/15-8/17   comiconn.com
Bing Con in Springfield Ma 8/23    https://www.facebook.com/bingcon2014

 








Free Lunch Dept classes restart in Sept 14!! October is Monster Month! Dinovember!!
Cartoon Anatomy 9/6 at 10am. Four sessions, includes lunch. $120
Character Design: Pirates! 9/6 at noon. Four sessions. Includes lunch. $120
NEW Advanced Comics Sunday Workshop 9/14 and 9/21  9-12:30p includes lunch. $60










24 Hour Comic Challenge!  10/4-5
Mad Science Toons workshops 10am. SPECIAL 10/11,18 and Monster Mountain on 10/25.  $70
Comic Book Worlds workshops  12pm 10/11 & 10/18 Special $60

NEW Advanced Comics Sunday Workshop 10/12 and 10/19  9-12:30p includes lunch.  $60

King of Monster Mountain Tournament! 10/25 at 10-2p. Now with lunch! $10









 

Friday, June 27, 2014

Free Lunch News 6.27.14

Looong overdue but here we go...!

Upcoming events!
Monday Night Kids Jam continues through the summer from 5 - 6 each Monday night. Only $5

The five plus year Monday Night Jam runs 6 - 8:30pm through the summer, promoting The Jammer Initiative! only $5. 

The long running Drawing and Painting for Teens class continues to run on Friday afternoons from 4-6:30p through the summer. The current project is a Dragon Art Book! 

Free Lunch will be at the Cliff's Con in Plainville CT 6/29 which is also a costume contest! Cash prizes will be awarded!! http://cliffscons.blogspot.com/

Matt will teach a Sci Fi Comic/cartooning workshop at the New Britain Museum of American Art on July 8, 9 and 10 from 10-noon! http://www.nbmaa.org/

The Lost Acres Orchard will host their own Matt Ryan Kids Creative Drop In on Thursdays in July. Runs from 10 to 11am on July 17th, 24th and 31st. http://www.lostacres.com/

Matt will host a Mini Comic Workshop at the CES DESIGN STUDIOS July 19th from 10-4:30pm

Matt and Emily The Intern will attend the first sessions of the Granby Farmers Market on Tuesday afternoons in July (not the 22nd). http://www.granbyfarmersmarket.com/


Upcoming classes at Libraries:
Berlin Library  7/9, 7/16, 7,23  2 - 3 pm (Cartoon Anatomy)
Simsbury Library 7/15 and 7/17 1-3pm  (Character Design and Storytelling)
Newington Public Library 7/16   6:30-8:30pm (Cartoon Anatomy)
Acton Public Library/Old Saybrook  7/22  6-7:30pm (Comic Storytelling)

Matt Ryan
CES DESIGN STUDIOS
Free Lunch Studio Dept
mryan@freelunchcomics.com
860.305.6621
www.mattryantoons.com
www.freelunchcomics.com

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Free Lunch News for 3/18/14 PLUS Junk Food!!

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!

Wednesday nights 6pm: Magic The Gathering $25 League
3/23  3pm Magic the Gathering Commander tournament at Free Lunch ($5)
3/29 New drawing classes at Free Lunch Studios! Cartoon Anatomy and Mini Comic Workshops!! 
4/1  6pm Horror Game Night at Free Lunch with Pete Roohr ($10 you keep the monsters/creeps!)

4/4 at 4pm! Open Drawing and Painting Event!! Design you own Super Heroes!! Free Gift for FIRST TEN REGISTRANTS!! $20
4/5  3pm Magic the Gathering Booster Draft at Free Lunch ($16 you keep the cards!)
4/19  3pm Magic the Gathering Tribal/Two Headed Giant tournament at Free Lunch ($5)


Thanks for reading and enjoying our cartoons. Please let us know what you think of the cartoon at our Free Lunch Studios Facebook page.

email mryan@freelunchcomics.com for questions or to register! Free Lunch Studios is located in the Granby Commons in Granby, CT.





Did you know CHIP & FISH is available for the Kindle at Amazon.com? Just click here!






Check out www.freelunchcomics.com for all things Free Lunch!

Friday, February 28, 2014

Free Lunch News 2.28.14 + JUNK FOOD!!



Steve and Matt have been collaborating on comics since they were in high school, and love to showcase their work to the readers of the Free Lunch News blog. Matt and Steve are a freelance artist and writer team that specialize in comics and cartoon marketing. They can even do a strip or comics for you!

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!

Wednesday nights 6pm: Magic The Gathering $25 League
2/22 New drawing classes at Free Lunch Studios! Mad Science Cartooning!! 
3/1  3pm Magic the Gathering Booster Draft at Free Lunch ($16 you keep the cards!)
3/4  6pm Pirate Game Night at Free Lunch with Pete Roohr ($10 you keep the ships!)
3/8  3pm Magic the Gathering Green White tournament at Free Lunch ($5)

3/29  3pm Magic the Gathering Commander tournament at Free Lunch ($5)



Thanks for reading and enjoying our cartoons. Please let us know what you think of the cartoon at our Free Lunch Studios Facebook page.

email mryan@freelunchcomics.com for questions or to register! Free Lunch Studios is located in the Granby Commons in Granby, CT.





Did you know CHIP & FISH is available for the Kindle at Amazon.com? Just click here!






Check out www.freelunchcomics.com for all things Free Lunch!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Free Lunch News 2.21.14 + JUNK FOOD!!


Steve and Matt have been collaborating on comics since they were in high school, and love to showcase their work to the readers of the Free Lunch News blog. Matt and Steve are a freelance artist and writer team that specialize in comics and cartoon marketing. They can even do a strip or comics for you! 



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! 
2/22 New drawing classes at Free Lunch Studios! Mad Science Cartooning!! 
2/23 10am Free Lunch at the East of the River Comic Show at the Golden Gavel in East Windsor CT!
3/1  3pm Magic the Gathering Booster Draft at Free Lunch
3/4  6pm Game Night at Free Lunch with Pete Roohr
3/8  3pm Magic the Gathering Green White tournament at Free Lunch


Thanks for reading and enjoying our cartoons. Please let us know what you think of the cartoon at our Free Lunch Studios Facebook page.

email mryan@freelunchcomics.com for questions or to register! Free Lunch Studios is located in the Granby Commons in Granby, CT.

Check out www.freelunchcomics.com for all things Free Lunch!

Friday, February 14, 2014

Weather News for 2.14.14

Drawing and Painting IS running today.  

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Free Lunch News 2.7.14 with Junk Food!

Upcoming events at Free Lunch Studios:
Every Friday at 4pm: Drawing and Painting for Teens
Every Monday 5-6p: Monday Night Kids Jam. $5 drop in art jam
Every Monday 6-8:30p: Monday Night Jam. $5 Adult jam
Every Weds at 6p: Magic the Gathering $25 League
First Tues of the month at 6p: Game Night!!
2/8 10a: Granby Comic Fest in the Granby Commons
2/22 Mad Science Cartoons and Character Design classes start
















Junk Food is presented and created by Free Lunch Studios owners, Steve Kanaras and Matt Ryan. They are honored to be able to share their strip with you.

Email mryan@freelunchcomics.com for questions or to register for events. Free Lunch Studios is located in the back of the Granby Commons in Granby, CT. Check out www.freelunchcomics.com for all things Free Lunch!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Storm closing for 2/5/14

Due to the storm, Free Lunch Studios classes and events are cancelled. 

Friday, January 3, 2014

Snow closing 1/3/14

The Drawing and Painting for Teens class is cancelled for today, January 3 2014. Be safe and have fun today.