"Starting Your Graphic Novel Journey" FBAC Class


I'm excited to announce that I'm teaching a class at the Fredrick Book Arts Center! The class is called "Starting Your Graphic Novel Journey" and will be three sessions (October 11th, 18th, and 25th) from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. If you live in or near Frederick, Maryland, I hope you'll join us!

List of classes (including mine): frederickbookarts.org/zoomclasses

About my class: frederickbookarts.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/frederickbookarts/event.jsp?event=418&fbclid=IwAR2no2AB2555hRKTpW8t-d0dw0bXzCjg_-fSVb4PP2izc7GneFso7kCfsOY

Short Description: So you want to make your own graphic novel, but you don't know where to begin? This class will explore creating your own graphic novel starting from the ground up. We will discuss the basics of organizing your ideas, doing research on your topic of choice, and how to approach writing and illustrating your graphic novel.

Long Description: This class will help you get started on writing and illustrating your own graphic novel! We will explore the many facets that go into realizing a full-length graphic novel. 1) We will begin with brainstorming and finding the seed of your graphic novel idea. 2) We will explore how to further develop your ideas with basic research and organization. 3) We will study basic plot structures that will help you form your story. 4) We will discuss assembling your ideas into a plot outline and how to begin writing your graphic novel script. 5) We will explore various graphic novel illustration styles and help you hone your own style that compliments your script. This class will be flexible to student's interests and ideas. Open to all levels of writing and illustration ability. Ages 16 and up, but if you have a younger child interested, please contact us at contact@frederickbookarts.org to discuss setting up another workshop.