To set up a VIDEO COMICS WORKSHOP, first CONTACT Marek to set up a date. Then we’ll get connected on your preferred video conferencing platform…

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VIDEO CLASS PARAMETERS:

  • 1-40 students (depending partly on your space & AV technology)
  • 30-60 minutes per class
  • SUGGESTED: Test contact ~1 week before date (in case we need to address any tech issues)

VIDEO CLASS MENU:

Our session can involve any of the following options:

A) BEFORE THE CALL:

  1. I’ll forward some of my work samples (for you to print, or graphic novels to share in the classroom). SEE: Books | Mini-Comics | Videos
  2. You forward some of your work samples (so I know what you’re working on in your classroom).

B) DURING THE CALL:

  1. I outline my basic techniques according to your interests & needs (page layout, panel composition, project planning, self publishing, &c.)
  2. I demonstrate my works in progress (this could also involve student artwork, via #2 above)
  3. We collaborate to start a comic — drawing 1-8 pages w/ suggestions from students (to model creative process)
  4. We look at samples of comics (by students, or from different historical periods & world cultures — for example, see also “Comics in World History & Cultures”)
  5. Q & A about comics, content, & related topics

C) FOLLOWING THE CALL:

  1. Follow-up Q&A (via email)
  2. I send you a digital file of any artwork we create during the call.
  3. You send me students’ resulting artwork, & I reply w/ brief comments on (a) what catches my eye, (b) notable techniques & compositions that students are using in their comics, (c) answering specific student questions, &c.

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