Hands On: Intro to Inking with Japanese Dip Pens with Koyuki Panda

Koyuki Panda will go over the basics of using traditional dip pens for inking manga, such as the different nib types, how to care for them, and other important resources. The presentation will include a demonstration on how she inks with these tools.

Gigi Murakami, also known as Koyuki Panda is an American freelance illustrator and manga (comic) creator. She specializes in mixed media ink illustrations and manga art. Influenced by horror & science fiction, mainstream and cult films, Japanese manga art masters, such as Katsuhiro Otomo, and her own experiences as a Black woman in America–her aim is to combine her tastes and beliefs to produce provocative, yet relatable illustrations and manga that speak to current day-to-day and societal issues.

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Hands On: Drawing Diary Comics with Summer Pierre

Critically acclaimed cartoonist, Summer Pierre, will demonstrate her daily practice of drawing diary comics!

Process your thoughts and feelings! Establish a daily drawing practice! You don’t have to show it to anyone!

Hands On is our “comics cooking show,” in which practicing cartoonists share their techniques through demonstration. When you tune in, you wont see “how it’s done,” but rather “how I do it,” demonstrating there are many ways to make comics, and the way that works for you is the right way to do it.

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Hands On: Building Your Zine with Neil Brideau

Self-publishing cartoonist and zinester, Neil Brideau will demonstrate how he takes his finished comic art and turns it into a print publication.

You don’t need a computer! You don’t need to order hundreds of copies! You can make a comic with just a photocopier, scissors, some glue, and some math!

Hands On is our “comics cooking show,” in which practicing cartoonists share their techniques through demonstration. When you tune in, you wont see “how it’s done,” but rather “how I do it,” demonstrating there are many ways to make comics, and the way that works for you is the right way to do it.

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