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Graphic Novel Panel 2013
Seattle Design Center - Plaza Building Conference Center Suite 370
Seattle, WA
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The Graphic Artists Guild is holding the 3nd annual Graphic Novel panel January 26, 2013 at the Seattle Design Center with an after-party at Fantagraphics Bookstore.  

Sign up for "Make Your Own Comic in 90 Minutes" in the morning workshop.

Learn the ins and outs of the Graphic Novel in the afternoon.

Sign up for both and get an extra discount.

Party in the evening at Fantagraphics Bookstore.

The Line-Up:

Mark Monlux, our Moderator for the third year, is an award-winning freelance illustrator and author of "The Comic Critic Presents Seldom Seen Films." www.markmonlux.blogspot.com

Ellen Forney-  She won a 2012 Genius award from the "Stranger." Her memoir, "Marbles," is a current New York Times bestseller and she teaches comics at Cornish College of the Arts. Is there anything that girl can't do? www.ellenforney.com

Michel Gagné- His creative work can be seen in "The Iron Giant", "Osmosis Jones" and "Ratatouille." He has written and illustrated "The Saga of Rex" and "Insanely Twisted Rabbits."  Look for "ZED: A Cosmic Tale" out in Feb. 2013. www.gagneint.com

Stefano Gaudiano- was born in Italy in 1966, moved to the United States in 1981, and started drawing comics shortly thereafter. He is currently inking monthly comics for Marvel and Valiant Entertainment. He makes a mean cup of coffee. www.stefanogaudiano.blogspot.com

Phil & Kaja  Foglio-Are the artist and writer of the web comic "Girl Genius." www.girlgeniusonline.com

Allen Gladfelter-has had a few brushes with notoriety and is generally pleased with what he's managed to accomplish.  He intends to accomplish more in the years to come.  Look him up! www.allengladfelter.com

David Lasky-has created a number of critically acclaimed comic books, including a nine page mini-adaptation of Joyce's "Ulysses" and "Carter Family: Don't Forget That Song" www.dlasky.livejournal.com/

The Schedule:

At Seattle Design Center

10:30-noon Make Your Own (mini) Graphic Novel

In 90 minutes participants are challenged to make their own 8-page mini graphic novel.  Cartoonist David Lasky will guide you through the book-constructing and storytelling process.  Supplies and basic drawing tips will be provided.  Drawing skills are not all necessary; the only prerequisite is a desire to communicate through the medium
of comics.

12-1 PM Lunch Break-Bring your own or order a box lunch.

1-3:30 PM Graphic Novel Panel Discussion

How do you get started? What jobs are available in the comics industry? What does it take to create and publish a graphic novel? So many experts in one room!

At Fantagraphics Bookstore
4:30-6 PM After Party for all attendees and panelists. Panelists' books will be available for purchase.
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Seattle Design Center - Plaza Building Conference Center Suite 370 (View)
5701 6th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98108
United States


Arts > Literary
Arts > Visual
Education > Classes
Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Graphic Artists Guild-Western Region
On BPT Since: Oct 20, 2010
Graphic Artists Guild

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