SPRING 2017 SCHEDULE
@ THE NY PUBLIC LIBRARY
ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT CLASSES AND EVENTS
CAN BE ANSWERED AT
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or by calling 347-427-7553



Countee Cullen Library, Story Hour Room
Mon, November 27 @ 4 p.m.
Making Comics 101
Children, School Age (5-12 years)

A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made.
Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting, writing, drawing, inking and printing
will be touched upon as the students create their own premise and story 'bible'
(a document full of ideas, the story pitch, and character model sheets used to promote their idea).
Best for ages 5 and older.
Presented by Ivan Velez



Richmondtown Library
Wed, December 6 @ 4 p.m.
Making Comics 101
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made.
Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting, writing, drawing, inking and printing
will be touched upon as the students create their own premise and story 'bible'
(a document full of ideas, the story pitch, and character model sheets used to promote their idea).
For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Ivan Velez



Jerome Park Library
Tue, December 12 @ 3 p.m.  
Making Comics 101
Children, School Age (5-12 years)

A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made.
Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting, writing, drawing, inking and printing
will be touched upon as the students create their own premise and story 'bible'
(a document full of ideas, the story pitch, and character model sheets used to promote their idea).
For ages 5 - 12 years old. Presented by Ivan Velez


Westchester Square Library
Fri, December 15 @ 3:30 p.m.
Green Comics
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

Learn the basics of character design and world building while focusing on green issues, what pollutes our world,
and the little steps we can all do to help. Create your own heroes to fight monsters and villainous polluters.
For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Ivan Velez



Kingsbridge Library
Tue, December 19 @ 4 p.m.
Urban Comics Drawing Workshop

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

Kawaii not cutting it for you? Learn how to draw street style with Ivan Velez.
Bring your characters to life in your very own gritty comic.
For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Ivan Velez


Soundview Library
W
ed, December 20 @ 3:30 p.m.
Urban Comics Drawing Workshop

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

Where did Superman come from? Join Ivan Velez for a history of American style comics, from the Yellow Kid
and Spiderman to Archie and the Warren Commision to today. Learn how these iconic characters

have reflected and influenced American culture and morality.
For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Ivan Velez