How to Turn Your Creative Mess Into Focused Work
Do you feel overwhelmed by too many ideas? Do you struggle with wrangling plot and characters and theme into a tight, coherent story? Do you have trouble deciding where to start? Do you sometimes have amazing ideas, only to lose them hours or days later?
In this talk, Janna will discuss how to turn your “messy” ideas into concrete action — and finished work!
Visual Writing in Graphic Novels
Have you mastered the art of prose or illustration, only to find yourself flopping around with writing or drawing a graphic novel like a fish suddenly grown two left feet, and now you’re being asked to DANCE?
VISUAL WRITING IN GRAPHIC NOVELS is an introductory course for writers learning how to write like an artist and for artists learning to draw like a writer. Because in graphic novels, these two mediums can’t exist apart and separate, but must take each other hands…and do the tango! In order to master one, you must understand and acknowledge the other. Once you have, it will help you write a better script, draw a better book, and become a better collaborator as well as all-in-one graphic novel creator!
How To Write A Graphic Novel Proposal
Unsure of how to put together a polished graphic novel proposal? Get the know-how straight from an editor who has seen her fair share of them.
Preparation, Illustration, and Collaboration: Co-Creating A Graphic Novel
Drawing a graphic novel can be daunting, especially when you feel like the technical details of the process are holding you back! This talk will walk graphic novel illustrators through the nitty gritty of the process, from picking file sizes and brush presets, to compiling art references, to prepping files for publishing houses. We’ll also explore the experience of collaborating on a graphic novel where the illustrator is not the writer!