“You Can Do a Graphic Novel”

September 16, 2014 to October 21, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Instructor: Barbara Slate Member:210 | Non-Member:234 | Materials Fee: 20 Enrollment Max: 15

Express yourself through art and story! Described by comic book legend Stan Lee as “titanically talented”, Barbara teaches how to write and draw graphic novels using her critically acclaimed textbook “You Can Do A Graphic Novel” (Britannica). Find a personal drawing style regardless of artistic ability, create memorable characters, develop a plot and subplots, write compelling dialogue. Come receive the inspiration and know-how to get the stories you want to tell out of your head and onto paper by creating an original graphic novel. Materials fee covers cost of the textbook and drawing materials.

Barbara Slate is a pioneer among women in the comics industry. She has written hundreds of comic books and graphic novels for DC, Marvel, Archie, Disney: Barbie, Beauty and the Beast, Pocahontas, Archie, Betty and Veronica. Created Angel Love, Yuppies from Hell, Sweet XVI. Getting Married and other Mistakes. Barbara is profiled in A Century of Women Cartoonists. A resident of Hudson, NY, she travels extensively nationwide as a keynote speaker, teacher, moderator and panelist.