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Workshop: Comic and Graphic Novel Creation

A partnership with California College of the Arts
Wednesday, 7/10/2024
11:00 - 1:00
Mix: Read/Write/Study - 2nd Fl
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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Dive into the world of comics and graphic novels in this six-week teen workshop led by Matt Silady, professor at the California College of Arts and chair of the Comics program. Whether you are sketching your first panels or you're already an experienced comic creator, this workshop will sharpen your skills in visual storytelling and page layout design. Learn how to bring your unique stories to life with engaging narratives and captivating graphics. Each two-hour session offers hands-on experience. From crafting your first character to laying out your final page, this workshop is your gateway to becoming a dynamic storyteller in the world of comics.  No prior experience required—just bring your imagination and your love for comics! Materials will be provided. 

Matt Salidy's comics have appeared in graphic novels, magazines, newsprint, and online. His first book, The Homeless Channel, was nominated for an Eisner Award. Other projects include launching the inaugural San Francisco Comics Fest, the Folio Award–nominated comic The Great Wine Heist for Sonoma Magazine, and guest editing the SF Weekly comics issue. He has also collaborated with open education platform Kadenze to share a free online comics course with 10,000 students around the world.

For ages 12–18. For more information email themix@sfpl.org 


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Notice: This event may be filmed or photographed. By participating in this event, you consent to have your likeness used for the Library’s archival purposes and promotional materials. If you do not want to be photographed, please inform a staff person or the photographer. A sticker will be provided to help identify you so that we can avoid capturing your image.

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