Drawing a Line: Graphic Memoir - LIVE
Explore and practice elements of storytelling in comics, with a focus on autobiography and fiction. Create original work through writing exercises and guided cartooning assignments and discuss work in a supportive atmosphere to highlight each artist’s strengths. Learn the techniques, tools, and theory behind successful graphic narrative, as well as essential organizational techniques for the creation of short and long-form comics. Be peppered with professional practices tips along the way. This class is appropriate for both beginners and more advanced cartoonists.
LIVE TIME: 12-2pm EST
Nicole J. Georges is a writer, illustrator, podcaster, and professor. Her Lambda Award-winning graphic memoir, Calling Dr. Laura, was called engrossing, lovable, smart and ultimately poignant by Rachel Maddow. Nicole's 2nd graphic memoir, Fetch, How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home, is currently being developed for television. Nicole does a weekly queer feminist art podcast called Sagittarian Matters and teaches at California College of the Arts MFA in Comics Program.