Lettering: The Truth About the Art and What You Should Know with Kirk Benshoff

In this workshop, Kirk Benshoff will cover: how lettering it’s handled in different pockets of the industry, things to watch out for when communicating about lettering, and best practices for lettering.

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Find Your Style with Linework with Chad Sell

Chad Sell will be discussing how the tools we use for linework fundamentally shape the style of our comics. He’ll suggest ways of experimenting with new techniques and refining the ones you already utilize.

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KCU PITCHFEST SHOWCASE 2023

We just wrapped up our second Pitchfest competition, and it was incredible! We are proud to announce our showcase is now live. This showcase is filled with unpublished graphic novel projects aimed at kid and teen readers. Check it out!

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Each month we host an event with professionals in the graphic novel industry, including agents, publishers, and creators.

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Free Membership Benefits

  • Join our free community forum
  • Get answers to your specific questions from fellow creators
  • Learn from professionals in the field via free live events

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Studio Membership

  • Weekly topical events with industry pros
  • Access to our rich video archive of 80+ recordings
  • Live critique opportunities

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Events & Workshops

  • Free community events
  • Targeted à la carte classes & workshops
  • Annual courses such as Pitchfest and Intensive

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