Address: 10729 - 104 Avenue in Edmonton, AB, Canada       Phone: (780) 452-8211       Email: hhv1@happyharborcomics.com

DRAWN TO WRITE
WINTER 2018

Happy Harbor Comics' Activity Camps for Aspiring Comics Creators

Melding words and pictures, comics have a unique power to harness the imagination's creative storytelling potential.
Happy Harbor Comics' Drawn to Write Camps will lead campers into this fantastic world of comics creation.

THE ART OF MANGA

Friday January 5, 2018
8:30AM - 4:00PM

COURSE SOLD OUT

Tuition: $80 + GST*

KIDS AND SIDEKICKS CAMP

Saturday January 6, 2018
8:30AM - 4:00PM

COURSE SOLD OUT

Tuition: $80 + GST*
($65 + GST / person when registering as pairs)

* Please note that this fee includes a $35 non-refundable fee. No refunds will be made if an applicant is accepted into the camp but cancels his/her registration after the deadline of December 30th, 2017. However, a full refund will be made in the event the applicant is not accepted into the program. The tuition fee includes instruction, art supplies, and a snack.

the Curriculum

Each of these day camps is divided into a writing and drawing component, featuring interactive exercises designed to develop skills in the written and illustrated components of comics creations. Campers should be prepared to draw all day, and as well as enhancing their understanding and appreciation of the comics medium and the creative community behind it. These curriculums have been prepared with care by instructors with years of experience in education, fine arts, and comic book creation.

The Art of Manga
Come learn some of the tricks that make Manga such an amazing style of comics from Edmontonís best artists! Covering stylistic fundamentals and lots of how-to techniques, this intro class is the perfect primer to making amazing Manga!

Kids & Sidekicks Camp!
A class for kids, parents, brothers, sisters and best friends! Kids grab a partner and come have fun learning how to make comics as a team! Collaborate with your partner to create original characters, stories, comics and fun! Perfect for beginners, and people of all skill levels!

Each participant will receive a basic comic art kit as part of their camp experience, which is included in the camp fee. The kit will include the following supplies†, provided by Delta Art and Drafting Supply:

  • Sketchbook
  • White Vinyl Eraser
  • Mechanical Pencil
  • Fine-Line Marker, Black
  • Ultra-Fine Tip Marker, Black
  • Tote Bag (courtesy of YouthWrite)

Participants are encouraged to bring their own supplies if they have materials they would prefer to use and/or would like to augment their work with materials not included in the kit provided.

Lunch/Snacks

Participants are expected to bring their own lunches to the camp. A group snack will be provided for all participants, and is included in the camp fee. There will be a vegetarian option. Please notify us of any food allergies or sensitivities.


the Instructors

Our fully insured instructors and supervisors are knowledgeable comics creators, curators, and enthusiasts. Each is a devoted member of Happy Harbor's artist community, including past participants of Happy Harbor's Artist-in-Residence Program.

Sabrina O'DonnellDaniel Schneider
Biography Biography

Collectively, the Happy Harbor Comics team is committed to developing a strong local community that enriches and engages youth with the comics medium and industry, promoting continued learning through multi-disciplinary approaches.

Drawn to Write is supported by:
The YouthWrite Society, www.youthwrite.com
Delta Art and Drafting Supply, www.deltaart.ca

 

THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING IN
DRAWN TO WRITE WINTER 2018!