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Do you know a budding Dana Simpson, Terry Denton or Jeff Kinney? Help them hone their skills at this school holiday comic-writing workshop in April.
Brilliant local comic artist Jess Parker will teach kids the introductory tools and tricks of graphic storytelling – from character creation and facial expressions to the basics of designing comic panels. She’ll reveal some of her own hard-earned knowledge, share tips and teach the basics of constructing a story. By the end of the session, everyone will have their very own comic to take home.
Suitable for children aged seven to twelve.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while participating in Wheeler Kids events.
Jess Kitty Parker is a member of Squishface Comic Studio. She is a comic book maker and illustrator and has contributed to the Ledger award winning anthology Squishzine Brunstown, worked with The Nib, the ABC, Smith Journal and the City of Melbourne. You can see more of her work on Instagram.
Immersion in literacy is one of the most important factors in determining the outcome of a child’s future – and nurturing a love of books and reading is part of that. Also, kids plus books and writing equals fun. We’re delighted to be presenting a series of events for the younger readers in your life: Wheeler Kids. Roll up and enjoy!