december, 2020

This is a repeating event

01dec2:30 pm3:30 pmComics Creation Course -Visual Art, Literarywith Laurence Dea Dionne

Event Details

Ages: 12 – 17 (Grade 7 – 11)
Part 1 / Tuesday December 1, 2020 / 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Part 2 / Tuesday December 8, 2020 / 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Description: Students will create an 8-page ‘zine (mini comic) from one piece of paper. They will fill those pages by telling a story using drawings and/or words. During the process, they will explore different facets of wellness (physical and mental health, community and relationships, environment, etc.), learn some comic-specific visual language that will help them communicate clearly, and explore what it is like to have a career as a professional comic artist.

Materials: 5 sheets of white computer paper and a pencil

Artist Bio: Laurence Dea Dionne is a comic artist and art educator from Montreal. Equipped with a bachelor’s degree in art education from Concordia University, Laurence’s teaching and published works (e.g. Nuances, Zen & the Ephemeral, and Homeward written by author Francis McNamee) promote wellness, notably mental health and gender identity.

QEP Competencies

CCC: Uses information, Uses creativity, Uses information and communications technologies, Communicates appropriately

ELA: Uses language/talk to communicate and to learn, Represents literacy in different media, Writes a variety of genres for personal and social purposes
ESL: Interacts orally in English, Writes and produces English texts
Visual Arts: Creates personal and media images
ERC: Reflects on ethical questions


(Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST

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