2015 Baltimore Comic-Con Kids Love Comics Programming
September 21, 2015
Baltimore Comic-Con is right around the corner. Here is the complete schedule of events for our Kids Love Comics Pavilion. All programs take place at the Workshop Area at the Kids Love Comics Pavilion.
Haiku 101 with Mark Poulton
Kids, learn about haiku writing and work with Mark Poulton, writer/artist of A Cat Named Haiku, to write your very own cat themed haiku poem. Worksheets and crayons will be available to participate!
Cosplay Crafts with Gina Super Sox
Gina makes clothing for superheroes to wear! Okay, they are everyday folks dressed as superheroes, but she makes them look super. The seamstress of Super Sox Shop will discuss making clothing and fabric crafts. She'll also help you design your own felt superhero symbol to take home and attach to a shirt or cape.
Imagination, Creation, and Comics! with Kyle Puttkammer and Marcus Williams
Learn how to become a faster and better artist with Galaxy Man, Cosmic Girl and the Hero Cats. If you have aspirations of creating the next big hero, or just want to improve your doodles, get ready for some serious fun!
Learn to Draw Owly and Everything Else! with Andy Runton
Andy Runton, creator of the award-winning Owly series, teaches you how to pencil and ink your drawings. Open to kids, parents, and anyone who wants to learn how the professionals draw comics!
Pixel Portraits with Tim Fielder
Pixel Portraits: A Digital Storytelling Workshop by the creator of Matty's Rocket, showcases his storyboarding process of panel to panel techniques for comics, animation, and film.
Create Your Own Superhero Symbol with Carolyn Belefski
Every hero needs a logo! Many superheroes have personal branding on their outfits and My Little Pony characters even have cutie marks! Join artist and designer Carolyn Belefski and learn how to incorporate graphic design elements to create an icon and establish your own powerful visual identity.
Light Saber Training with Jedi Master Jongal
Learn the ancient techniques of the light saber in this fun and safe workshop lead by Jedi Master Jongal of the Dagobah system.
Alien Art with Dawn Griffin and Steve Conely
Dawn and Steve draw fun comics about aliens. In this workshop, you'll meet Dawn and Steve, learn how they create their comic, and draw your own wacky alien!
Superhero University (OPEN TO THE FIRST 40 KIDS)
You won't be able to fly and it won't give you super powers, but you will learn all the ins and outs of superheroics from the industry's top professors. PLUS you'll have fun making your own cape and superhero mask! Come to this workshop as a kid, leave as a superhero!
PIC-DRAW! with Dave Roman
Dave Roman, creator of Astronaut Academy, hosts this fun, improvised drawing game that combines as many awesome things as a single piece of paper can handle!
Creating Comic Strips with Ben Taylor and Chris Otto
Do you have a funny idea for a comic strip? Chris Otto and Ben Taylor are the minds behind the popular webcomic, A Dog's Life. They'll share their insight on writing and drawing comic strips. Working with ideas from the audience, Chris and Ben will create a brand new comic strip.
Jumpin' Jamie's Musical Madness
Jumpin' Jamie plays "kindie rock" for all ages! He has played everything from birthday parties for a crowd of 12, to a stadium for a crowd of 12,000, and everything in between. Your toes will tap and your hands will clap as you enjoy his energetic and interactive performance.
Doodle! Scribble! Draw! hosted by Mark Mariano
Dani Jones & Ted Tucker vs Rich Clabaugh & Jacob Chabot
Join in a frenetic game where you and professional comic artists pit your scribbles against one another in a series of improvisational drawing quests. Do you have the courage to doodle silly things for a crowd? And will the crowd have the imagination necessary to help the teams complete the quests and win the Doodle Scribble Draw championship belts?
Families Make Comics! with Franco and Nicolas Aureliani, John, Katie, Will, and Jack Gallagher.
Families that make comics together, laugh and learn together. The Aurelianis created several Aw Yeah Comics stories together. Katie and her dad, John Gallagher, created Zoey & Ketchup. John also worked with his sons, Will and Jack, to create E.P.I.C. Bros. Discover some tricks and tips on making comics with your family.
A Piggy's Tale Comic Reading and Drawing! with Piggy and Tod Emko
Join Tod Emko for a live reading of A Piggy's Tale, the universally loved all-ages comic. Piggy the Three-Legged Super Pup will be present to greet his public and model as the audience draws the heroic canine. If Piggy likes the drawing, the child will receive the first issue of A Piggy's Tale! All participants will have their photos taken with their drawings, for the piggytale.com website.
Meowers With Powers with Mike Maihack
Mike Maihack, the creator of Cleopatra In Space, leads this fun feline frenzy workshop. Mike will draw cats as superheroes using ideas from the crowd. So sharpen your pencils, sharpen your wits, and see how many superhero cats you can draw!
Groove Is In The Art with Mark Mariano and Chris O>Matic
The forecast is calling for a Jam Drawing with chances of Dance Outbursts in this exciting art experiment. Music can make us happy, make us cry, invoke childhood memories, but what kind of drawings will it inspire? YOU can draw along side a bunch of guest artists with DJ Chris O>Matic spinning the tunes.