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Tackling Visual Storytelling

Date:
Saturday, August 4
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Garden B

What makes for strong visual storytelling in comics, graphic novels, and picture books, and how can we use those ideas and techniques to craft our own unique and intriguing stories. Visual storytelling is a huge part of how we digest information and convey ideas in not only art, but in a host of creative endeavors. Through exploring the works of a variety of creators and crafting our own one page story, the students will learn how to communicate ideas through visuals paired with strongly crafted storytelling.



Instructor

Brian Parker

Author, Illustrator, and Creator of the Fantastical Brian grew up in Alaska, then Mississippi, and has always been in love with storytelling in every medium. He earned a BFA in graphic design & illustration and an MA in writing & publishing, and now spends his days working in youth publishing through his company, Believe In Wonder, which he co-owns with his wife. He is the author of Crow in the Hollow, You Can Rely on Platypi, and co-author of Obi The Changeling, Nicholas & Sabina in The Busy Season and The Wonderous Science