The Lore of Meanwhile

Go forth and work!

Upon the misty isle of Sarasota, legend holds of a great sanctuary of the arts that was called Ringling College of Art and Design. It was upon the two thousand and thirteenth sun cycle, that the five ancients: Perez, Prochnow, Pratt, Barker and Thiel, from their high thrones, ordained that a selection numbering twelve or the most worthy minds of Ringling be brought before them to participate in a monumental production of epic proportion.

The twelve were commanded to inscribe pictorials of their darkest nightmares and brightest dreams upon scrolls of papyrus. Whence completed the papyrus would be bound together with the hair of a wildebeest, replicated using the machines of the holy ones, and distributed throughout the lands.

GO FORTH AND WORK! Bellowed the mighty thiel to his disciples. And so they labored, by sun and by moonlight. Much blood and sweat mingled with the pigments that poured from their tools. When the final page was done, copies were shipped throughout the land, bringing enlightenment and the word of Ringling to the masses.


Meet the team

We are a team of creative professionals working together to produce a quality comic publication for your eyes.

Hanna Virdarson

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Hanna Virdarson is an artist and illustrator from Sweden. She has a passion for creating expressive imagery with whimsical and strange themes, and she works predominantly with traditional media.

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India Boeckh

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India Boeckh, I studied Illustration at Ringling College of Art and Design. I’m excited to tell stories through color and composition. I plan on exploring different places and experience the industry; wherever it takes me. I enjoy horror movies, podcasts and exploring.

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Lauren Dellapa

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Lauren Dellapa is an illustration senior at Ringling College, originally from the Boston area. She loves painting both traditionally and digitally, and is always trying out new ways to work.

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Natalie Shaw

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Natalie, an illustrator with a love for fashion illustration, tropical aesthetics, design, and food. When I’m free I take time to find inspiration in visiting bookstores, cooking, playing with my cat, and traveling with friends.​​​​ I can be found on instagram and twitter @neobees.

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Phii Lugo

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I adore cats, the color pink, and strawberries!

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Dion MBD

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Illustration is about engaging viewers emotionally. His works often highlight sweet and affectionate emotions that in universal yet surrealistic ways. Dion works in ranges of media that combines both traditional and digital techniques. While art is always his passion, he draws inspirations from music and mainly food.

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Dustin Panzino

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Dustin Panzino is a Junior at Ringling College of Art and Design majoring in Illustration and dual enrolled pursuing his MFA simultaneously. Currently living in the hell fire of Florida and Originally from the great snow heap that is New Hampshire. Dustin prefers a painterly approach to both traditional and digital illustration and likes big scarfs and fluffy Cats.

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Michael Edward Smith

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Michael Edward Smith is an illustrator and painter who loves to delve into the realms of fantasy and fiction. With work influenced by old painters and illustrators, such as Winsor McCay and Les Edwards, whose work he grew up with.

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Toni Strow

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Toni Strow is an illustrator constantly trying to escape the eternal hellfire known as the Florida summer. Originally from Lakeland, she enjoys her second home at Ringling College of Art and Design.

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Tim Hunt

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I was born in Lansing, MI. I like to work with a mix of different mediums, and I hope to continue working on my printmaking after graduating.

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Tess Lockey

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I’m Tess, an artist and aspiring illustrator from the Philippines. I came to Ringling to pursue Illustration, and I attended the Illustration Academy in 2017.

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Peter Runge

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My name is Peter Runge and I am a graphic illustrator and designer. My work is heavily influenced by skateboard and graffiti culture, and I choose to focus on bold, graphic images and characters in my work.

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