Session 3: August 9-20, 2021
When you can imagine you begin to create and when you begin to create you realize that you can create a world that you prefer to live in, rather than a world that you're suffering in. - Ben Okri
Using the medium of digital comics, think about your lived experiences today and reimagine them for a time in the future filled with fantasy! Your words, your thoughts, your experiences are powerful. There is an untapped potential in young people’s ability to share their stories. What stories would you tell?
In this studio, students will learn the vocabulary and mechanics of the comics medium and apply that knowledge to their chosen futuristic topic. Students will select a topic within a particular theme and build worlds and stories to present through a web-based digital comic. Throughout the studio, students will be participating in daily hand and digital drawing exercises to hone their skills. Students will also learn the digital tools to bring their comics to life!