AND THE OLYMPIANS:
The Lightning Thief
FREE Online Summer Book and Movie Club
Join Our Online Club:
• Reading The Lightning Thief
• Online Message Board Discussions
• Streaming the Movie
• Live Panel Discussions with Lightning Thief Experts
• Create a Radio Play of one of the Book Scenes
STARTS: JULY 23
TK1 Media Intensive:
Creating Comics for the Digital Age
WHEN: Thursdays, 4:15-5:30pm. Starting Thursday, September 23, 2021 for ages 8-18.
WHERE: Offered Live via Zoom
WHO: TK1 Media Mentor, Lee Francis IV (pictured at right)
HOW TO REGISTER: We are capping this session at 20. Registration is here.
In this six-week, after-school workshop, students will learn how to create comics and comic books for digital presentation from some incredible, professional comic book teachers, writers, and illustrators. Over this intensive, students will learn about the fundamentals of comic creation, write and illustrate their own comic, and publish their comic on an online platform.
Week 1. Introduction to Creating Comics
Thursday, September 23. 4:15-5:30pm
In this session, we’ll provide an overview of how comics are created and why they are important. Students will begin preparing for creating their comic through brainstorming and idea mapping.
Week 2. Writing Your Comic, Part One
Thursday, September 30. 4:15-5:30pm
During this week, students will learn about how to write comics effectively and dynamically.
Week 3. Writing Your Comic, Part Two
Thursday, October 7. 4:15-5:30pm
During this session, students will finalize their comic idea and plan.
Week 4. Illustrating Your Comic
Thursday, October 14. 4:15-5:30pm
During this session, students will begin working with illustrators to develop their comic into a fully illustrated vision
Week 5. Illustrating Your Comic
Thursday, October 21. 4:15-5:30pm
During this session, students will finalize their illustration work to prepare their comic for publication.
Week 6. Publishing Your Comic
Thursday, October 28. 4:15-5:30pm
During this session, students will publish and then promote their comic on a digital platform.
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