25 February – 1 March (Monday-Friday)
Manchester, NH ~ Currier Art Center Teen Manga Intensive: Study mega manga techniques alongside an awesome exhibit of exquisitely wrought samurai armor (“Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor,” 2 Feb – 5 May 2013)!
7 March (Thursday) Manchester ~ SNHU NH State Library Children’s Librarians Convention KBA Presenter Showcase: Comics Workshop & “Dig into Roots Music” performance .
6 July (Saturday)
Keene, NH ~ Keene Public Library 10am-1pm = “Live Free And Draw” Family Comics Workshop — Join us to create original comics based on stories from Keene’s rich history! (PART 1 of 2; also see 3 AUGUST listing…)
8-12 July (Monday-Friday)
Alstead, NH ~ The Orchard School COMICS CAMP!
time TBA / Ages: TBA
Full-day weeklong intensive comics creation boot camp! Finish an entire original mini-comic from character design to page creation to final touches, then self-publish it (with help from your classmates) and release it at our Friday afternoon Comics Convention.
19 July (Friday)
Wellesley, MA ~ Wellesley Free Library (Washington St. Branch)
2-5pm / COMICS WORKSHOP for TEENS (Ages 11+) = Come explore the infinite world of graphic storytelling with NH cartoonist and educator Marek Bennett (www.MarekBennett.com)! Whether you draw stick figures or elaborate manga epics, this workshop guides you through the basic techniques you can use to produce your own original self-published mini-comics, from character design to panel transitions to book layout and distribution. No arts experience necessary — Everyone can create comics!
(Pre-register @ Wellesley Free Library)
29 July + 2 August (Mon + Fri)
Newport, NH ~ Library Arts Center 2-day COMICS CAMP ~ Learn the basics of character design & panel-to-panel narratives on Monday, work at home during the week, and come back to self-publish your finished story on Friday. (age 9-13)
Monday = 10:00-2:00
Friday = 10:00-2:00 + Mini-Comics Convention @ 2:00 featuring artwork by participants… Family & friends are invited to join us & collect autographed copies of Newport’s newest mini-comics!
Register @ the Library Arts Center (603)-863-3040
30 July (Tuesday)
Plymouth, NH ~ Pease Public Library
4-7:00pm / DIG INTO COMICS for teens (age 11-16)
Create the first page of your own original mini-comic! Includes pizza dinner.
3 August (Saturday)
Keene, NH ~ Keene Public Library 10am-1pm = “Live Free And Draw” Family Comics Workshop — Join us to create original comics based on stories from Keene’s rich history! (PART 2 of 2; artists who began projects at our 6 July session will have the opportunity to publish their work in mini-comics format at this 2nd session…)
12-16 August (Monday-Friday)
Manchester, NH ~ Currier Art Center COMICS CAMP!
9:00 am – 3:00 pm / Ages: 10-15 yrs. / Maximum 15 students
Come explore the infinite world of graphical storytelling! Learn to draw exciting, expressive comics with rich casts of characters to hook your readers’ attention, and then self-publish your original stories for all the world to read! Each participant creates an original mini-comic, and contributes to class feedback sessions and mini-comics. We will conclude the week with a Comics Convention for families & friends on Friday from 2-3pm! (Bring a lunch.)