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COMPETITION: Comics Sketch-a-thon

Date: 12-Jul-2017

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Image credit:© Matthew Lin
Four teams of kids, headed by Aussie comic artist coaches Brenton E McKenna, Dr Paul Mason, Marcelo Baez and Matthew Lin, compete against each other in a series of comics drawing challenges.
Marcelo Baez works as a professional freelance illustrator and comics artist in Australia and overseas. His clients include international companies such as Marvel, Time Inc, Event Cinemas, Frew Publishing, Hardie Grant Egmont, Microsoft, Scholastic, Stone Arch books, and many more. Marcelo is represented in the US by Shannon Associates New York.
Matthew Lin is an accomplished illustrator and graphic designer who illustrates books, comics, and cartoons. Matt has illustrated and designed books/magazines/comics for Australian publishers Blake, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillian and Scholastic, as well as for US publishers Trillium and McGraw-Hill.
Dr Paul Mason (DVA) is a comic book illustrator, writer, and lecturer in art direction, animation preproduction and visual story at the Griffith Film School, Griffith University. He is the illustrator of Kid Phantom—a new, national newsstand comic book series for Frew Publications, featuring an all-ages take on the classic comic strip character, The Phantom. Paul is also the creator of The Soldier Legacy—an Australian action-adventure comic book series.
Brenton E. McKenna is a young Yawuru artist and writer from Broome, WA, best known for his graphic novel trilogy – Ubby’s Underdogs – Heroes Beginnings and The Legend of the Phoenix Dragon, which were pubished by Magabala Books. He is nearing completion of the third book Return of the Dragon, which will be published in 2018.

Wednesday 12 July 2017 from 2:00 – 3:30pm
Suitable for 8 – 12 year olds
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