Monday, 31 January 2011

Pub meet at the Cloth Ear this Thursday

Our new venue, The Cloth Ear on Waring Street, seemed to go down well last month. Hopefully we'll see you all there this Thursday, 4 February from about 9pm. If you get there earlier, you might you might catch a bit of live music or be able to order some food. Here's the Facebook Event Page - invite your friends!

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Courses at the Crescent

Happy new year! The Crescent Arts Centre has published its course programme for this term, and there's a couple of courses of interest to comics creators.

The Visual Narrative: Drawing for Illustration is a 10-week course, taught by David Haughey, starting on Wednesday 19 January. It aims to explore the relationship between text and image within the context of illustration, taking in composition, line, form, colour, and preparing artwork for print, and coinsidering both sequential and individual illustrations. 16 years and up, £70, or £65 concession.

The Cartoon Masterclass, with John Farrelly, is also ten weeks, starting Saturday 22 January at 11am. It covers, cartoons, comic strips and caricatures, including writing, drawing, what tools to use, and creating appealing characters. 9 years and up, £65, £58 concession, £53 under 16s.