Tag Archive: Comics

May
18
2012

2012-07-16 Creating Comics for Kids at the Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa CA

Creating Comics
MONDAY–FRIDAY • JULY 16–20 • 9am–12:30pm
Learn how to make your own mini comic book with cartoonist Brian Kolm (Snonan the Brave, atomicbearpress.com). This class will cover character design, storytelling, page layout, inking, rendering, and assembling a short comic book to take home..

Call (707) 284-1263 today to reserve your space today!

Find out more at http://schulzmuseum.com/

May
09
2012

Cartoon Boot Camp – Comic Book Creation

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Promotional illustration for my Cartoon Boot Camp class at the Cartoon Art Museum: Comic Book Creation.

The class runs the week of July 9 to 13, 2012.

Sign up at: cartoonart.org/2012/04/cartoon-boot-camp-summer-2012/

Apr
27
2012

2012-07-09 Comic Book Creation – Cartoon Boot Camp – ages 10-14

Cartoon Boot Camp 2012 logo

I will be returning to the Cartoon Art Museum to teach another summer of Cartoon Boot Camp. Our third week is July 9th to 13th, 2012 – Comic Book Creation.

You can sign up for all 3 of the Cartoon Boot Camps at our GUEST LIST PAGE << click here 

 July 9–13, 2012: Comic Book Creation Time: 11am – 1pm – Ages: Intermediate Artists ages 10-14 This boot camp features the process of making a short comic book story (2 pages) through the classic technique of page layouts, character design, penciling, and inking. Skills featured: Basic drawing techniques, storytelling

Time: All sessions run Monday through Friday from 11:00AM to 1:00 PM at the Cartoon Art Museum (For past students: please note the time of these classes is different.)

Number of students: The class size is limited to no more than 14 students. The class is filled on a first come, first served basis.

Cost*: $100 per week for CAM members, $135 non-members – per student for each session. Fees must be paid in full to secure a seat in the class.

Sign up as a member and save! ( http://cartoonart.org/join-support/membership/ )

Supplies: Basic Drawing Materials will be provided. Students are welcome to bring in their personal sketchbooks and materials.

Please also fill out and submit the waiver and emergency contact form. This will be emailed to you when you sign up.
Mail, email, fax or hand-deliver the completed waiver and emergency form to: Cartoon Art Museum; 655 Mission Street; San Francisco, CA 94105 attn: Cartoon Boot Camp, email to: office@cartoonart.org or fax to: 415-243-8666. For any questions, please call: 415-227-8666 x300.

*Cancellation: All participants must be pre-paid prior to the first day of the session. Full refunds given with 2 weeks cancellation notice prior to the first day of the session. 50% refund given within 7 to 13 days of the first day of the session. No refunds given within 6 days prior to the first day of the session.

Apr
27
2012

2012-6-11 Introduction to Stop-Motion Animation – Cartoon Boot Camp – ages 10-14

Cartoon Boot Camp 2012 logo

I will be returning to the Cartoon Art Museum to teach another summer of Cartoon Boot Camp. Our second week is June 11-15, 2012 – Introduction to Stop-Motion Animation.

You can sign up for all 3 of the Cartoon Boot Camps at our GUEST LIST PAGE << click here 

 June 11-15, 2012 – Introduction to Stop-Motion Animation Time: 11am – 1pm – Ages: Intermediate Artists ages 10-14 Stop-motion Animation is the technique in which objects are brought to life by filming them in a different position for each frame of film or video as seen in films like ‘Wallace and Grommet’ and the ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’. This boot camp will explore different variations of the technique as teams: live action/time-lapse, cut-outs, puppets/objects as well as the basics of telling a simple story. Skills featured: Teamwork, Frame by Frame Animation, Digital Video Editing, Storytelling.

Time: All sessions run Monday through Friday from 11:00AM to 1:00 PM at the Cartoon Art Museum (For past students: please note the time of these classes is different.)

Number of students: The class size is limited to no more than 14 students. The class is filled on a first come, first served basis.

Cost*: $100 per week for CAM members, $135 non-members – per student for each session. Fees must be paid in full to secure a seat in the class.

Sign up as a member and save! ( http://cartoonart.org/join-support/membership/ )

Supplies: Basic Drawing Materials will be provided. Students are welcome to bring in their personal sketchbooks and materials.

Please also fill out and submit the waiver and emergency contact form. This will be emailed to you when you sign up.
Mail, email, fax or hand-deliver the completed waiver and emergency form to: Cartoon Art Museum; 655 Mission Street; San Francisco, CA 94105 attn: Cartoon Boot Camp, email to: office@cartoonart.org or fax to: 415-243-8666. For any questions, please call: 415-227-8666 x300.

*Cancellation: All participants must be pre-paid prior to the first day of the session. Full refunds given with 2 weeks cancellation notice prior to the first day of the session. 50% refund given within 7 to 13 days of the first day of the session. No refunds given within 6 days prior to the first day of the session.

Apr
27
2012

2012-6-04 Character Creation: Superheroes – Cartoon Boot Camp ages 10-14

Cartoon Boot Camp 2012 logo

I will be returning to the Cartoon Art Museum to teach another summer of Cartoon Boot Camp. Our first week is June 4-8, 2012 – Character Creation: Superheroes.

You can sign up for all 3 of the Cartoon Boot Camps at our GUEST LIST PAGE << click here 

 June 4-8, 2012 – Character Creation: Superheroes Time: 11am – 1pm – Ages: Intermediate Artists ages 10-14 POW! BOOM! WOW! Learn how to create and draw your own superheroes. Includes: instruction on anatomy, action, costume, personality, back story, and rendering and finishing with a final illustration. Skills featured: character design, basic drawing techniques, storytelling.

Time: All sessions run Monday through Friday from 11:00AM to 1:00 PM at the Cartoon Art Museum (For past students: please note the time of these classes is different.)

Number of students: The class size is limited to no more than 14 students. The class is filled on a first come, first served basis.

Cost*: $100 per week for CAM members, $135 non-members – per student for each session. Fees must be paid in full to secure a seat in the class.

Sign up as a member and save! ( http://cartoonart.org/join-support/membership/ )

Supplies: Basic Drawing Materials will be provided. Students are welcome to bring in their personal sketchbooks and materials.

Please also fill out and submit the waiver and emergency contact form. This will be emailed to you when you sign up.
Mail, email, fax or hand-deliver the completed waiver and emergency form to: Cartoon Art Museum; 655 Mission Street; San Francisco, CA 94105 attn: Cartoon Boot Camp, email to: office@cartoonart.org or fax to: 415-243-8666. For any questions, please call: 415-227-8666 x300.

*Cancellation: All participants must be pre-paid prior to the first day of the session. Full refunds given with 2 weeks cancellation notice prior to the first day of the session. 50% refund given within 7 to 13 days of the first day of the session. No refunds given within 6 days prior to the first day of the session.

Mar
22
2012

2012-3-23 Kids Cartooning Classes at the Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa CA

I will be teaching two workshops on Friday March 23rd at the Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa CA.

Making Mini Comics
FRIDAY, MARCH 23 ? 9am–12:30pm
Join cartoonist Brian Kolm and learn to make your own comic book. From story creation, to developing characters, to adding action and adventure, explore the basics of creating a comic and make your own mini comic book in class.

Monsters and Mermaids
FRIDAY, MARCH 23 ? 1–4:30pm
Learn to draw fantastic and mysterious creatures from the black lagoon and beyond. Combine different creatures to make your own with cartoonist Brian Kolm.

Jan
18
2012

2012-2-24 – 25 – 26 Image Expo at the Oakland Convention Center (AA 607)

Image Expo 2012

I will be attending the Image Expo on February 24-25-26, 2012. I will be sharing a table with talented artist Rae Wood in Artist Alley. It’s a brand new convention, so it will be interesting to see the attendance. You can find me in Artist Alley AA 607.

Dates: Friday February 24 to Sunday February 26, 2012
Location: Oakland Convention Center – 550 10th Street – Oakland, CA 94607
Website: http://www.imagecomicexpo.com

Attending: Image Creators included: Erik Larsen, Marc Silvestri, Todd McFarlane, Jim Valentino, Rob Liefeld, Brian K Vaughan and artists/creators Eric Shanower, Andrew Farego, Jeff Walker, Karen Luk Illustrations, Llyn Hunter, and Rae Wood

IMAGE EXPO is a three-day celebration of creator-owned comics happening at the Oakland Convention Center. Image partners Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino, will be the guests of honor, appearing throughout the weekend for signings, panels, and special events. Other special guests include Image founders Rob Liefeld, and Whilce Portacio, plus the creators of today’s best creator-owned comics, including: Joe Casey, Jay Faerber, Jonathan Hickman, Ryan Ottley, Richard Starkings, Fiona Staples, and Brian K. Vaughan.

IMAGE EXPO is Northern California’s premiere comic con experience in 2012. The three-day event takes place at the Oakland Convention Center in the heart of the bustling nightlife and restaurant center of downtown Oakland, CA on February 24-25-26.

IMAGE EXPO isn’t just about Image Comics, it’s a celebration of independent creativity in comics. The exhibit floor is open to anyone who makes creator-owned comics. We’re also going to be hosting unique programming for fans, aspiring creators, and library professionals. We’ll be continuing our tradition of supporting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s important work to protect creators and retailers by hosting special events including a massive benefit auction.

More info at: http://www.imagecomics.com/news/120/EXPERIENCE-CREATIVITY-AT-IMAGE-EXPO-A-3-DAY-CELEBRATION-OF-CREATOR-OWNED-COMICS-

Jun
17
2011

2011/10/01 – 2 APE: Alternative Press Expo

I will be exhibiting at APE 2011 the Alternative Comic Expo at the Concourse Exhibition Hall in San Francisco on October 1-2. I will be sharing a table with artist Karen Luk too which is going to be very cool. You can find us at table #655 near the back right side where the programing room is.

So this October come out and say Hi!

What: APE, alternative press expo
Where: Concorse exhibition center, San Francisco CA
When: October 1-2 (sat/sun)

APE 2011 - Karen Luk and Brian Kolm at table 655

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