In this fun, hands-on workshop participants will learn the ins and outs of comic books (including some history, language and storytelling techniques) by a professional comic book creator. Then it’s pencils at the ready to have a go!
The History of Comics – it goes back further than you think.
The ‘Language’ of Comics (Speech Balloons, Thinking Bubbles, Narration Boxes and Sound Effects).
‘Camera’ shots and angles.
Showing emotions in drawing.
How I got into drawing comics (AND drawing Simpsons).
Making comics from start to finish.
Let’s make a comic!
Audience: Primary and Secondary Students
Duration: 60- 120 minutes
Data projector and whiteboard.
I’ll bring a powerpoint presentation on USB, suitable for a PC.
Pencils, fine liners and paper for participants.