PERCY JACKSON

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

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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.

More about Red Planet Books & Comics Here.


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.


REGISTER HERE

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