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Kids and adults get straight into creating a story with their own drawings in this fast moving introduction to the language of picture-stories. But don’t worry, no skill is required!
The session draws on techniques and theory from film, comics and picture books, and has been developed from Michael’s professional experience in these fields. It is very simple, step-by-step and proceeds from the most basic principles.
For older students this is a good introduction to storyboarding for film, making comics and illustrating for picture books. The session can be enjoyed by younger students too, because it is also rather silly!
This session flows best when run for 90 minutes, as so much is covered!
A shorter but just as fun (if not “funner”!) version of Michael’s hugely successful Crash Course in Comics. This mini workshop has been designed especially for younger budding artists and storytellers. With step-by step guidance, children will create their own visual stories. They will experientially learn to construct a visual narrative that makes sense and […]
This presentation is packed with visuals, including a slideshow reading of the book One Minute’s Silence, snippets of sound effect and animation. The talk includes lots of “behind-the-scenes” insights into the ideas in the book, the historical research and clear examples of how the drawings were made, from rough through to finished art. This is […]