SATURDAY, APRIL 8 | 1 - 4 PM
The Grimsby Public Library and Meridian Credit Union, Grimsby have teamed up for a WHAM! BANG! POW! awesome afternoon of superheroes, amazing artists (including Sandra Bell-Lundy, creator of the comic Between Friends) and activities for comic enthusiasts young and old. We'll have facepainting, green screen photoshoots, fake tattoos, fun mascots, booths from Xtreme Collectables and Comic 1 Books and of course, FREE comic books to giveaway!
How to Draw Like a Pro | 1:30 PM
The fundamentals of drawing form and figures in action. Drawing the head and body using a step-by-step process.
Character + Story Creation | 3:00 PM
Creating characters and their world by inventing detailed bio sheets with goals and motives.
About Richard Comely...
Richard Comely worked as a sign painter, crest, embroidery and clothing designer, portrait artist and graphic designer before publishing Captain Canuck from Winnipeg in 1975 and Star Rider and The Peace Machine in 1981. Richard has taught drawing since 1989. He has written and illustrated for magazines and newspapers in Canada and the U.S.
He wrote and illustrated three newspaper strips as well as children’s books, greeting cards and story boards. He helped create a one year post graduate course in comic book scripting and illustration for Mohawk College. His Drawing from the Pros video as a best seller in the North American educational market. He is working with Chapterhouse publisher, Fadi Hakim and others on a number of Captain Canuck projects involving comic books, graphic novels, animation and licensing.