Scriptwriting: Finding Your Process with Brigitta Blair

Author-illustrator, UX/UI designer, and video game developer, Brigitta Blair will talk through: turning an outline into a manuscript, the pros/cons of working with different scripting software,and how to optimize your script for page turns.

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Draw Comics Every Day with Alec Longstreth

In this talk, award-winning cartoonist Alec will show how working on your comics a little bit every day adds up, and can help you build discipline and a sustainable cartooning practice.

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Coloring Like a Comic Artist with Rori de Rien

Use your non-comics experience to start making confident decisions about color! Rori will go over: coloring as storytelling, practical color theory basics, formulating “Limited Palettes”, building up to full-color, and using coloring styles that complement lineart.

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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 This showcase is filled with unpublished graphic novel projects aimed at kid and teen readers.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 week we host an event with professionals in the graphic novel industry, including agents, publishers, and creators.

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What you’ll find in our community

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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