Schedule

KCC: Miami- Program Schedule / November 13, 2009
10 AM Book Fair Opens
10 AM World of Comics Demos – Comic artists will do demonstration of comics art techniques.  This is a simple intro to our creative world as well as promo for workshops. (Artists: Anne Sibley O’Brien, Dawud Anyabwile, Jerry Craft, and Ray Felix) .
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Kids’ Art of Making Comics Workshop (12 years and under) – This is an introductory class in creating simple and wonderful comic book characters. (Artist: Jerry Craft) .
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM Teen Art of Making Comics Workshop - This is an introductory class in creating simple and wonderful comic book characters. (Artist: Ray Felix)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Portfolio Review CrewComic book pros will review young people’s’ portfolios (artwork) to give them tips on how to improve their work. Reviewers: Jim Salicrup and Mike Pellerito)
12:30 AM – 1:30 PM Kids’ Art of Making Comics(12 years and under) – An introductory class in the POWER of the FRAME (planning your story)! Learn how to use storyboards to plan your comic, and how to frame the action in your story to make it more exciting. (Artist: Anne Sibley O’Brien)
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Teen Art of Making ComicsThis is an introductory class in creating basic and exciting comic book characters (Artist: Dawud Anyabwile.)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Sci-Tech Heroes –In this amazing and innovative workshop Simmons demonstrates how to explore the boundless regions of science and technology through the imaginative realm of comics? (Writer: Alex Simmons, of Scooby Doo and Archie Comics fame., and Artist: Ed Briant)
12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Youth Workshop C – Get A Clue! This fun and clever workshop will show kids how to write and draw mystery comics, complete with suspects, clues, a climatic capture. The program is lead by Fiona Robinson, creator of The 3-2-3 Detectives Agency book
2:00 PM– 3:00 PM Kids’ Art of Making Comics Workshop -(12 years and under) This is an introductory class in creating simple and wonderful comic book characters. (Artist: Mark Mariano.)
2:00 PM– 3:00 PM Dynamic Visual Storytelling – (Teens) — Explore some of the many tricks in a cartoonist’s bag to make characters leap off of the page! In this hands-on workshop you’ll create action scenes that will thrill your readers! (Artist: cartoonists Jerzy Drozd)
3:30 PM– 4:30 PM Art of Making Comics Workshop(All ages) — This is an introductory class in creating simple and wonderful comic book characters. (Artist: Ed Briant)

KCC: Miami- Program Schedule / November 14, 2009
10 AM Book Fair Opens
10 AM World of Comics Demos – Comic artists and other Pros will do demonstration and exhibits on comics and graphic novels.  This is a simple intro to our creative world as well as promo for workshops. Artists: Ed Briant, Mark Mariano, Anne Sibley O’Brien.
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Adventures in Cartooning – (a workshop kids 12 and under).  Can you draw simple stuff like fish, trees, clouds, water, rocks, and candy?  Of course you can!  Then there’s nothing stopping you from making comics of your own except a little no-how – which cartooning adventures expert James Sturm can provide!  In this one-hour workshop, you’ll learn how to turn your doodles into comics.  (Artist: James Sturm).
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM Teen Art of Making Comics Workshop - This is an introductory class in creating simple and dynamic comic book characters. (Artist: Ed Briant)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Portfolio Review Crew -Comic book pros will review students’ portfolios (artwork) to give them tips on how to improve their work. (Artist: Jim Salicrup and Mark Mariano)
12 AM – 1 PM Art of Making Comics Kids’ Art of Making Comics(12 years and under) – An introductory class in the POWER of the FRAME (planning your story)! Learn how to use storyboards to plan your comic, and how to frame the action in your story to make it more exciting. (Artist: Anne Sibley O’Brien)
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Sci-Tech HeroesIn this amazing and innovative workshop Simmons demonstrates how to explore the boundless regions of science and technology through the imaginative realm of comics? (Writer: Alex Simmons, of Scooby Doo and Archie Comics fame.)
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Creating Comics –(a workshop for teenagers).  Comics are a hybrid medium made up of both art and text. This workshop will show you how to put your writing and art together to tell a story. (Artist: James Sturm, writer/artist of “Satchel Page,” and co-founder of the Center for Cartoon Studies.)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM All Age Panel ARCHIE MARRIED WHO?!!! -Join members of the Archie Comics team, Mike Pellerito, Fred Mauser, Jon Goldwater, and Fernando Ruiz as they present a fun-filled, insider’s look at this season’s internationally hot topic ARCHIE’S Marriage to Veronica! Good choice or bad?
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN MINI-COMIC IN 45 MINUTES OR LESS – Have you ever wanted to create your own comic? Or have you ever been faced with nothing to do on a rainy day (although we realize that doesn’t happen very much in Miami)? Come to this workshop and discover how easy and fun it is to make your very own self-published comic book! (Taught by: Josh Neufeld, author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed graphic novel A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge; Sari Wilson, a creative writing educator with New York City’s Teachers and Writers Collaborative; and Janna Morishima, director of the Kids Group at Diamond Book Distributors).
2:30 AM – 3:30 PM Portfolio Review Crew – (Teens) Comic book pros will review students’ portfolios (artwork) to give them tips on how to improve their work. (Artist: Ray Felix, Dan Mishkin)
2:30 – 3:30 PM James and Bob – Adaptation
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Kids’ Art of Making Comics Workshop – (12 years and under) — This is an introductory class in creating simple and wonderful comic book characters. (Artist: Fernando Ruiz, Archie Comics, and teacher at the famous Joe Kupert School)
3:30 PM –4:30 PM Where the Action Is, Part 1 – Young artist will learn how the pros put so many dynamic poses and so much motion into drawing characters. (Artist: Dawud Anyabwile)
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Dynamic Visual Storytelling – (12 years and under) Explore some of the many tricks in a cartoonist’s bag to make characters leap off of the page! In this hands-on workshop you’ll create action scenes that will thrill your readers! (Artist: cartoonists Jerzy Drozd)
4:30 PM. – 5:30 PM Teen Art of Making Comics (Special) – Give it Some Color! – A professional artist and colorist will teach students some of the tricks of the trade in the wonderful world of coloring comics! (Artist: TBA)

KCC: Miami- Program Schedule / November 15, 2009
10 AM Book Fair Opens
10 AM World of Comics Demos – Comic artists and other Pros will do demonstration and exhibits on comics and graphic novels.  This is a simple intro to our creative world as well as promo for workshops. Artist: Jerzy Drozd, Anne Sibley O’Brien, Mark Mariano.
10:30 – 11:30 AM Kids’ Art of Making Comics Workshop – This is an introductory class in creating simple and wonderful comic book characters. (Artist: Jerry Craft, creator of the syndicated comic strip, “Mama’s Boyz, and artist to “Chicken Soup for the African-American Soul”)
10:30 – 11:30 AM Teen Art of Making Comics Workshop - This is an introductory class in creating simple and wonderful comic book characters. (Artist: Mark Mariano)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Portfolio Review CrewComic book pros will review young people’s’ portfolios (artwork) to give them tips on how to improve their work. Reviewers: Jim Salicrup and Mike Pellerito)
12:30 AM – 1:30 PM Kids’ Art of Making ComicsAn introductory class in the POWER of the FRAME (planning your story)! Learn how to use storyboards to plan your comic, and how to frame the action in your story to make it more exciting. (Artist: Anne Sibley O’Brien)
12:30 AM – 1:30 PM Teen Art of Making ComicsLearn tricks for drawing some of the sleek cars, starships, and high tech machines.  (Artist Ray Felix)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Sci-Tech Heroes –In this amazing and innovative workshop Simmons demonstrates how to explore the boundless regions of science and technology through the imaginative realm of comics? (Writer: Alex Simmons, of Scooby Doo and Archie Comics fame.)
2:30 – 3:30 AM Dynamic Visual Storytelling – Explore some of the many tricks in a cartoonist’s bag to make characters leap off of the page! Learn to create action scenes that will thrill your readers! (Artist: Jerzy Drozd)
2:30 – 3:30 AM Teen Art of Making Comics Workshop -This is an introductory class in creating simple and wonderful comic book characters. . (Artist:  Mark Mariano)
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Where the Action Is, Part 1 – Young artist will learn how the pros put so many dynamic poses and so much motion into drawing characters. (Artist: Dawud Anyabwile)
2:30 AM – 3:30 PM Portfolio Review CrewComic book pros will review students’ portfolios (artwork) to give them tips on how to improve their work. (Artist: Mike Pellerito and Mark Mariano)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Visual Storytelling For Comic Book Writers – Join comics writer Dan Mishkin and artist Jerzy Drozd as they explore the ins and outs of comics storytelling, with a hands-on workshop where you can apply your skills in writing and drawing to develop great comics. (Art: Dan Miskin & Jerzy Drozd)

KCC ROAD SHOW: MIAMI – Artist/Speaker Roster:

Anne Sibley O’Brien

Dan Miskin

Dawud Anyabwile

Ed Briant

Fernando Ruiz

James Sturm

Janna Morishima

Jerry Craft

Jerzy Drozd

Josh Neufeld

Mark Mariano

Ray Felix

Sari Willson