The way we watch TV has certainly changed since Netflix began streaming and creating its own content. We now have many others just like it, also creating content, acting as TV show suppliers and TV studios. There are a few shows that I wouldn't mind seeing again*, but most will not only never make it … Continue reading TV Shows I Miss
Over the last few weeks, I taught several workshops at Place des Arts in Coquitlam. My afternoons were spent with the 8-12 year olds, working on comics that they starred in. How did I do that, you may ask? First, the students created characters - completely independently and not as a group. (I find this … Continue reading Summer Workshops
One of my students created a comic based on the longer novel he's writing, and though he didn't want it in his finished book I couldn't let this wonderful piece just disappear into the recycling bin. This is from Dean in the CWC class - and he's twelve years old.
One of the summer programs I'm teaching this year is, "See Yourself In A Comic," at Place des Arts. This is a unique way of approaching comics, as it puts the student in the comic as the main character. Over the course of five days, we design characters, write a script and use photographs to … Continue reading Comic Fun at Place des Arts!
On Monday I left with Lee Edward Fodi and Dan Bar-El to meet up with Kari Winters, Lori Sherrit and Kallie George at the CWC Canadian Camp 2008. This year it was held at Trinity Western University, which is a beautiful campus in Langley, BC very near Fort Langley (and the awesome Wendel's Bookstore!). On … Continue reading CWC Canada Summer Camp 2008