The first ARTSi Studio Comic Con was a grand success!
Yesterday evening, students arrived to class VERY excited about their BIG event. They spent the first half of class added finishing touches to their comic books and preparing Comic Con posters and Meet the Artist sheets. Finally it was time to set up.
Each artist got their station ready, laying out all their sketches and displaying their comic books. It was a flurry of activity! All the proud cartoonists stood ready for their fans to arrive.
The guests poured in and fanned out around the room. Photos were snapped all around and the artists answered questions about their work. Family and friends were duly impressed by their creativity and originality. As I passed out ARTSi totes for the kids to take their work home in, one boy exclaimed, “Is the Comic Con ending already?!”
These young artists worked very hard for six weeks on their original comic book stories and it showed. The process wasn’t always easy, but they kept at it. Our cartooning class was even featured in the local newspaper! (article)
Thank you everyone for making the first Adventures in Cartooning class such an inspiring experience! Keep on creating!