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Comics Workshop


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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 Parker

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. ... Read more


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