THIS IS NOT THE SHAKESPEARE STAGE
2:30 – 3:30 :: How To Create Your Own Comic
Kill Shakespeareco-creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery, as well as series artist Andy Belanger, demonstrate how a comic is put together from the earliest stages of writing (the beat sheet) through the art process (penciling, inking, colouring) to the final production elements (lettering).The three entrepreneurs will also give tips on how to launch your own entertainment project.
NOTE: A version of this workshop was the best attended comics workshop at FanExpo Canada 2011.
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY TENT
4:00 – 4:45 :: Toronto Cartoonists Workshop by David Lapp
Would you like to learn how to draw your own cartoons, comics and/or comic strips? Bring your creations to life with Cartooning 101! Cartooning 101 provides an introduction to the magical world of cartooning. Students of any ability will be given the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of basic storytelling and drawing skills – from stick figures and basic shapes to animation and movement. Ages 7-13.
– Anthony Del Col is at the This Is Not The Shakespeare Stage at 2:30 PM
– Conor McCreery is at the This Is Not The Shakespeare Stage at 2:30 PM
– Evan Munday is at the This Is Not The Shakespeare Stage at 12:00 PM
– Patricia Storms – Host is at the Children’s Reading Tent at 11:30 AM – 2:40 PM
– Adriana Blake FB6
– Beach Studios MM13
– Broken Pencil Magazine MM7
– Diana Tamblyn and Lezley Davidson FB10
– Drawn & Quarterly 245 (author signings – hopefully Chester Brown)
– Egesta Comics FB4
– Evinou / Faulkner FB6
– Galaxion (Tara Tallan) FB4
– Hairy Tarantula 239, 240
– Koyama Press 248
– Owlkids KS21-24
– Pop Sandbox 248
– Powie Studios KS26
– Rorschach Press MM20
– Scholastic Canada KS10
– The Labyrinth KS33-36 and 117-120
– Xeno’s Arrow Comics / Maybe Mumkin FB8
Plus I’m sure you’ll find some discounted graphic novels at the ABC Books and BMV Books booths.
I’ve probably missed a few, the descriptions are a bit lacking on the website.