Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Announcement: Comics Workbook PIX Workshop Schedule


Join educator Frank Santoro and his Comics Workbook school for a series of workshops featuring hands-on instruction from some of the most talented makers of independent comics. All workshops will be held in the Big Room (7th Floor) at the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, located at 810 Penn Ave (see map below). All workshops are FREE. Walk-ins are welcome for the first ten minutes of each workshop ONLY. 

Noon - 1:00 pm: DO BE DO: A One-Hour Comics Publication Project!
A comic book will be drawn, scanned, printed and bound. A WHIRLWIND OF ACTION. Instructor: Juan Fernandez FOR KIDS!

1:00 - 2.00 pm: Comics with Carol Tyler
Learn the ins and outs of autobiographical comics from a maker who has been defining the form since the 1970’s. Carol Tyler will discuss her adventures in comics and share drawing tips and storytelling advice.  Moderated by Sally Ingraham ALL AGES

2:00 - 3:00 pm: Free Swim
Take a break from the buzzing action on Liberty Ave.and channel some of that energy and those new ideas into your own comics. Instructors and materials will be on hand for those who need additional inspiration.  Instructor: Caleb Orecchio

3:00 - 4:00 pm: Comics Calisthenics with the Pittsburgh Comics Salon
Is your comics practice stiff? Want to stretch those muscles and keep them limber? Join the Pittsburgh Comics Salon to learn some great warm ups and practices to stay nimble. We will work directly in ink and modularity to achieve a spirited space for drawing comics. Instructor: Juan Fernandez

4:00 -5:00 pm: Chromazoid Sunset
Lale Westvind and Connor Willumsen in conversation. Moderated by Frank Santoro.