Comics II Ages 9-12 3F19
For comic book artists ready to go to the next level. Advance your skills in storytelling, drawing, lettering and inking. Learn to master professional tools and techniques. Throughout, we will look closely at narrative and visual techniques in your favorite comics and graphic novel classics.
Build on the basics learned in Comics l. Develop your characters and stories and refine your visuals with a collaborative artist-writer teaching team. Prerequisite: One session of Comics l or instructor’s permission.
Kate Donius In addition, she teaches children creative writing through the program “Take My Word For It!” as well as comic book writing at the Eliot School. Her short story, "Baptized at the Casino," was published in Best New England Crime Stories 2015: Rogue Wave.
Kate is an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she works as a Creative Writing instructor.She earlier worked at O, The Oprah Magazine. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from London Metropolitan University.
L J- Baptiste
LJ-Baptiste writes and draws comics both for print and web. One of his current projects is his ongoing webcomic series COMIXSCAPE, which originated in DigBoston’s Sunday Comics Project in 2012. The comic has also seen new life in the forms of LJ's independently produced motion comics and mixtapes online.
Materials & Tools:
A small stack of white typing paper
A small note-pad
Some pencils (mechanical pencils are best)
A folder for your work
All other materials will be supplied.