The workshop will cover the basics of cartooning and making comics with a focus on creativity, self-expression and the development of personal style. You will explore...
Cartoon drawing fundamentals:
- Drawing styles for figures & forms
- Penciling & inking,
- Developing ideas or narratives
- Panel & page composition
- Using word & thought bubbles
What to bring:
- HB pencil
- Soft eraser
- 1 thin black permanent marker & 1 thick black permanent marker (eg. STAEDTLER Lumocolor "Fine" and one "Medium" or anything like that)
Dates: Mondays February 16, 23, March 2, 9 from 7-9PM
The workshop will be taught in a combination of French and English, depending on participant needs. Suggested age is 16 and up, due to some "mature" content and discussion (sex, politics in comics, etc.), but this is flexible/up to the participant (or the participant's parents...). 8 Participants MAXIMUM so call us to reserve your spot!
WireTap alongside other Librairie D+Q faves, Jonathan Goldstein and Jon Tucker!
Howard has previously held workshops at our store. He has taught at the (now defunct) Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, and at French and English schools throughout Quebec for the Montreal English Language School Board, Blue Metropolis and local private businesses. All-in-all, he's got seventeen years of experience teaching comics and cartooning to adults, teens and children in Montreal!