Comic Art: Millarworld and Beyond
Glasgow Print Studio First Floor Gallery
Exhibition Runs: 3rd July - 30th August 2015
You and your guest are invited to attend a preview of this exhibition on:
Thursday 2nd July, 6-8pm, 6-8pm (Trongate 103 1st Thursday)
An exhibition of work by some of the finest comic book talent in the industry.
As the costumed superheroes of America’s comics industry become mainstays of cinema and television, graphic novels and comic books have experienced something of a renaissance. This exhibition aims to convey just how diverse, exciting and accessible a medium comics can be.
Featuring artworks taken from collaborative titles written by Mark Millar and realised by a wide range of international artists including Dave Gibbons, Sean Murphy , Goran Parlov, Frank Quitely, John Romita Jr and Leinil Francis Yu.
The exhibition will feature original prints (photo etchings, digital prints and screenprints) taken principally from the Millarworld series including Kickass, Chrononauts, Jupiter’s Legacy and Kingsman: The Secret Service.
Comic Art: Millarworld and Beyond is part of the 5th Glasgow Comic Con which takes place across several venues on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th July 2015. For more info please visit www.glasgowcomiccon.com
Create Comic Characters: Drawing & Screenprinting workshop
Introductory comic making workshop with Garry Mac. Create your own comic characters and come up with scenarios for short strips. Spend the first session developing your hand drawn imagery and sequences. Learn how to draw the figure, choose a costume, and come up with a story for your character. You will prepare artwork ready to be exposed onto screens for session 2.
Working with professional printmaker, Rosalind Lawless in session 2, you will produce a screenprint edition of your short sequence or graphic story. The image will be printed black and white ready for hand colouring.
All experience levels welcome. All materials included.
Where: Glasgow Print Studio 2nd floor workshop/Learning Zone
Who: 16yrs + upwards/adult
Session 1 date: Sat 18th July 2015 - 10am-1pm
Session 2 date: Sat 25th July 2015 - 10am-1pm
Number of Participants: 6 max
Cost per head: £65/£55 concession
To book email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Kirsty, Admin Assistant on 0141 552 0704