Advanced Graphic Novel and Comic Book Art Techniques

Saturday May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0

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Date:
Saturday May 19
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$55
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SATURDAY May 19TH

18:00 BST (London)/10:00 PDT (Los Angeles)/13:00 EDT (New York)

If you’re looking for some  advanced techniques in creating graphic novel/comic book artwork with Poser and 2D art tools, then don’t miss this special opportunity to learn from professional comic book artist Tasos Anastasiades.
Curious about creating a comic? Join us on a quest to discover what makes comic artwork and visual narratives really work and see artwork created in a live setting.
Speed up your understanding with opportunities to pose questions through the whole session, getting results and better mastery over your workflow.
This session will be using Poser Pro 11 and Photoshop.
  • Deep composition – success points for attractive artwork
  • Live inking demonstration – key techniques to make your artwork pop!
  • Five expert tips for better speech bubble placement with your visuals
  • Three essential lighting techniques for atmospheric storytelling.
  • The Comic Book Filter in Poser – don’t miss these top usage tips!
  • Five essential methods in Photoshop for comic postwork
  • The Traveller comic : deconstructing a page – going from script to final outcome.

Bring along your questions on comic book and graphic novel artwork.

Event Date, Time and Duration

Duration : 1.5+ hours

18:00 BST (London)/10:00 PDT (Los Angeles)/13:00 EDT (New York)

Presented by Tasos Anastasiades

Tasos Anastasiades is an Assistant Professor and the Vice Chair in the Department of Arts at the European University Cyprus.

In 2004, he started publishing the “Plastic Comics” magazine, the first comic book created and published in Cyprus. In 2006 and 2009, he won Distinctions for professional artists in the Annual Greek Comic Book Competitions in Greece.

In 2013, he co-created ” Uni-Man”, the first superhero of Cyprus. ” Uni-Man” was featured in “Whispers”, the first Cypriot super-hero short film directed by Andreas Kyriakou. The movie travelled to various film festivals worldwide and was featured at Malta Comic Con and Cyprus Comic Con. The movie “Whispers” also marked Tasos acting debut, as he portrays a comic book shop owner. In 2013, he also became a Co-Founder and Organising Member of the Cyprus Comic Con. He remained in Cyprus Comic Con’s Organising Committee until 2016.

In 2014, he published his first graphic novel titled ‘Fascista’. The graphic novel aimed to create awareness against all forms of Fascism in the hope that fascist ideas would seize to exist. During that year he also published together with Nearchos Konstantinou and Anna Fodiadou the first Cyprus Comic Book Anthology titled “Current” which featured comic book stories created by Cypriot artists.

In 2015, Tasos Anastasiades visual work was selected to be used in the official Promo Real of Poser Pro 11. Poser Pro 11 is a 3d software that is produced by Smith Micro, one of the biggest companies in the field of 3d design, animation and illustration.

Tasos Anastasiades also participated in numerous festivals and exhibitions, with his latest being the 8th United Designs Biennial Exhibition in 2016.

In 2017, he was selected by the Cyprus Embassy in Romania and the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture to represent Cyprus at the 5th EUROPEAN COMICS FESTIVAL organized by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC). His graphic novel ‘Fascista’ was displayed at the festival.

Currently he is working on a short comic book series title “The Traveller” in collaboration with Neil Gibson, owner and publisher of T-Pub comics in London. He is also involved in a movie project titled “Small White Envelops” with his first major acting role. The movie is funded by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture.

In 2015, Tasos Anastasiades’ visual work was selected to be used in the official Promo Reel of Poser Pro 11. Poser Pro 11 is a 3D software that is produced by Smith Micro, one of the biggest companies in the field of 3d design, animation and illustration.

Links

Fascista graphic novel
Plastic comics

*Content of this webinar may be refined.