[Read! Fest 2017] Beyond the page: Original Comics Festival Launch Talk

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Teens, Adults
  • Category: Arts
Sun, 2 Jul, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (GMT+8)

Jurong Regional Library

Programme Zone (Level 1)

21 Jurong East Central 1, Singapore 609732

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Teens, Adults

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Presented by Comics Society (Singapore), this is a month long annual event which puts the spotlight on locally created content. SGOCF 2017 hopes to introduce the creative process behind comic creation, showcase outstanding local works, and offer opportunities for creators and the public to interact. Thetalks will start at these times:

1) Book Launch Panel discussion (1pm)
Join 3 artists, Yeo Hui Xuan – Dream walker series, The Real Word, volume 2; Clio Hui – A deal with Lucifer, final volume 3; and Low Jia Hui – Pandora’s Scar Volume 2 as they talk about their new books

2) Behind the Panels: A Deal With Lucifer (2pm)
Clio Hui Kiri, comic creator of A Deal With Lucifer, will share her own comic creation process from concept to storyboarding, from drawing to inking and toning. She will also touch on some of the techniques she uses and tips that she finds useful.

3) Create, Draw & Publish! (3pm)
Rixou, artist and mentor of mentorship and publishing platform Pura Comixmag shares pointers in comics production from pitching a comic story idea to a publisher, to different platforms to get your work published.

4) Dialogue session with Puracomixmag Artists (4pm)
Join a dialogue session with 2 - 3 of our upcoming artists ( Helix Goh – author of Lost And Found , Nikana , author of Sentinel Revelations and Gravitine - author of Ghost Resident and Black Mage ) from the Puracomixmag mentorship programme as they share how they got started in comics creation and their experiences in the publishing platform!

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