4:17 p.m., April 24, 2013

Sketch it into your summer schedule

Learn storytelling through sequential art with two-day comics, graphic novel workshop

Among the classes offered at Laramie County Community College this summer, a two-day Comics and Graphic Novel workshop has been added.

The introductory topics course, ART 2490-600, will be held on Thursday, June 6, and Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Room 136 and is taught by LCCC art instructor Matt West.

This is a fast-paced introductory class in which students will learn the “importance of storytelling in a sequential art graphic medium,” according to the course description. Students will also learn the creation process of professional comic book and graphic novel production and will have time to create a panel of comic book art as well as a page of comic book script, the course description explained.

Felipe Echevarria and Ron Fortier will also be guest artists in this course. Echevarria is a fine artist and graphic novelist of Loveland, according to his website, and Ron Fortier has been a professional writer for 35 years and has worked on comic book projects like “The Hulk,” “Popeye,” “Rambo” and “Peter Pan,” according to his website.

For more information about the course, call 307-778-1164 or 800-522-2993 Ext. 11064.

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