Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Miami Book Fair This Weekend!


If you're in the SE Florida area this coming weekend, I hope you'll come out to the Miami Book Fair to say hello to me and fellow Kids Read Comics organizer Dan Mishkin. We'll be tabling with the Kids' Comic Con people, but we'll also be leading a slew of cool comics workshops for kids and adults!

Here's the schedule of events I'll be taking part in:

Friday

2:00 – 3:00 PM: Dynamic Visual Storytelling (Teens) -- Explore some of the many tricks in a cartoonist’s bag to make characters leap off of the page! In this hands-on workshop you’ll create action scenes that will thrill your readers! Artist: Jerzy Drozd

Saturday

4:30 – 5:30 PM: Dynamic Visual Storytelling (12 years and under) -- Explore some of the many tricks in a cartoonist’s bag to make characters leap off of the page! In this hands-on workshop you’ll create action scenes that will thrill your readers! Artist: Jerzy Drozd

Sunday

10:00 AM: World of Comics Demos – Comic artists and other Pros will do demonstration and exhibits on comics and graphic novels. This is a simple intro to our creative world as well as promo for workshops. Artists: Jerzy Drozd, Anne Sibley O’Brien, Mark Mariano.

2:30 – 3:30 PM: Dynamic Visual Storytelling ( ages 8-12 ) -- Explore some of the many tricks in a cartoonist’s bag to make characters leap off of the page! Learn to create action scenes that will thrill your readers! Artist: Jerzy Drozd

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Visual Storytelling For Comic Book Writers – Join comics writer Dan Mishkin and artist Jerzy Drozd as they explore the ins and outs of comics storytelling, with a hands-on workshop where you can apply your skills in writing and drawing to develop great comics. Led by writer Dan Miskin & artist Jerzy Drozd

Information on where the event will be held can be found here. You can even download a PDF version of the map from that page.

You can bet I'll be doing some Art & Story content while I'm there as well--so stay tuned to the Art & Story Twitter feed for updates on that.

Hope to see you there!