In this live-draw COMICS WORKSHOP series, we’ll create lots of tiny books & build a library box to keep ’em in!
Thanks to Kimball-Jenkins School of Art for hosting this series (December, 2020).
FOR COMPLETE LISTINGS & DEMOS: see the “Micro-Library” HQ >>
PREP // 1: Books / 2: Library Boxes / 3: More Books! / 4: Monster Boxes! //
TO MAKE MICRO-BOOKS:
TO MAKE MICRO-LIBRARY BOXES:
General COMICS WORKSHOP Prep >>
Fold up index cards to create tiny palm-sized books & fill them with doodle-icious stories & inform-a-toons! (These books are the perfect size for cats or birds or goblins to read…)
1.2: Sample Book Formats
Four basic formats that can help jump-start your imagination…
SAMPLE BOOKS: “How to Eat a Cookie” / “Beyond Books” (Monday Improv) / “A Brief History of Everything Everywhere & More” / “The Great War” / “Voyage of the Sasquatch” / …
Today we’ll take a simple cardboard box & turn it into a tiny home for your micro-books. Then, of course, we’ll draw more micro-books to put in it!
An extra session to ink some patterns (& bunnies) onto our library roof…
LIBRARY DESIGN DEMOS:
3.1 More & More Micro-Books (& More!)
Let’s look at stories, how-to’s, team efforts, and more. What kinds of books are YOU making?
3.2 Extra Inking: Cottage Bunny Library
Adding details & characters to our DAY 2 library box design…
4.1 = Monster Librarian Box!
Advanced library decorating techniques! Sample designs include Library Building + Book Monster + Moby Book + your suggestions! Also, let’s look at a bunch more micro-books created this week…
4.2 = New Year’s Eve Monster Librarian Special!
In the ultimate session of COMICS CAMP 2020, we’ll put some finishing touches on our Monster Librarian box design & wish everyone well in 2021.