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Graphic Novel: Workshop with Queenie Chan

Drawing Manga – Workshop with Queenie Chan

Manga is the Japanese word for ‘comics’ – a style of art and story-telling which has been popularised all over the world via the Internet, along with other related segments of Japanese pop culture (including anime and video gaming). This workshop will give a brief overview of manga culture in Japan, followed by lessons in how to tell a story in Manga form.

Special attention will be paid to pacing and panelling, as well as a dicussion of mood, genres, and all other aspects of manga story-telling. Attendees should expect to do some drawing, though advanced skill in art is unnecessary.



Queenie Chan

Queenie Chan was born in 1980 in Hong Kong, and migrated to Australia when she was six years old. In 2004, she began drawing a 3-volume mystery-horror series called The Dreaming for LA-based manga publisher TOKYOPOP. To date, it has been translated into multiple languages. She has since collaborated... Read more


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