The following sessions are being run at the Dowse in Lower Hutt over the weekend of 5th-6th March 2011. Bookings are essential. To book, phone 04 570 6500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The following info is from the Dowse web site…
Pick the brains of an award winning sci-fi and fantasy artist during this inspiring weekend of imagination and creativity. This is an amazing opportunity to meet and learn from the artists behind White Cloud Worlds with four intensive workshops to choose from:
COMIC BOOKS BROUGHT TO LIVE | Sat 5 Mar | 10am – noon | 10yrs+ | FREE
A hands-on workshop for young comic book artists led by Dylan Coburn, Director of Sydney-based Karactaz Animation Studio and the DC motion comic Superman: Red Son. Come with a character and story in mind and learn how to make you own comic strip.
CONCEPTUAL DESIGN WORKSHOP | Sun 6 Mar | 4-5pm | FREE
For emerging science fiction and fantasy artists, join Paul Tobin and Warren Mahy for the fundamentals of concept design and illustration.
ONE ON ONE SCI FI SESSIONS
Bring in your portfolios/sketches for an intense 10 minute session with illustrators and conceptual artists: Paul Tobin, Greg Broadmore, Matty Rodgers and Nick Keller. They will give you feedback and share industry secrets.
WHITE CLOUD WORLDS ARTISTS AT WORK
Conceptual artists and sculptors demonstrate their skill on site. Featuring marquette making, comic book artistry and digital painting, this is a rare treat to see award winning science fiction artists at work: sculptor, David Meng; painter Nick Keller; digital painter, Matty Rodgers.