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Presentation: Creating Comics & Graphic Novels

The Local Word - Regional Showcase for Writers and Readers

2022-11-19 10:30:00 2022-11-19 11:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Presentation: Creating Comics & Graphic Novels Introduction to the basics of creating graphic novels, for participants aged 13 and above. Waurn Ponds Library -

Saturday, November 19
10:30am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2022-11-19 10:30:00 2022-11-19 11:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Presentation: Creating Comics & Graphic Novels Introduction to the basics of creating graphic novels, for participants aged 13 and above. Waurn Ponds Library -

Introduction to the basics of creating graphic novels, for participants aged 13 and above.

This presentation will introduce participants to the basics of creating graphic novels, starting with an overview of the comic format and its use in different genres. Participants will dive into the nuts and bolts of comics, looking at structure, the marriage of image and words, point-of-view, and pacing. Renée will share details about her process of writing and illustrating a graphic novel and provide guidance for finding a publisher.

Renée Treml is a best-selling author and illustrator of twenty-five picture books for young readers. Published with Penguin Random House Australia, Allen and Unwin, and Capstone (USA), several of her books have won and been short-listed for awards.

Suitable for beginner to aspiring writers aged 13 and above*

* Minors aged under 16 must be accompanied by a guardian in the library, ticket purchase for guardian not required.

Tickets - $20/$10 for GRLC Members

Download the full program (A3 pdf)

Download the full program including presenter bios (A4 pdf)

Check out our other Local Word sessions - www.grlc.vic.gov.au/localword

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Youth | Workshops & Lectures | Festivals | Author Talks |

TAGS: | recommended |

Waurn Ponds Library

Phone: (03) 4201 0670

Hours

Waurn Ponds Library

Mon, Apr 15 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Thu, Apr 18 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Fri, Apr 19 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Apr 20 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 2:00PM to 5:00PM

Tel: (03) 4201 0670

About the Library

Waurn Ponds Library is located next to LeisureLink aquatic and fitness centre, over the road from Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre. The modern building features a children’s area on the ground floor with a semi-outdoor reading deck and family room. The first floor offers flexible areas for reading and study, and large non-fiction and young adult collections. Other features include public access PCs, free WiFi, coffee and vending machines, and a meeting room for community hire. Regular Baby, Toddler and Preschool Story Time sessions are held here. 

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