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Sep. 22nd, 2009 | 10:06 am

On 10th October the V&A museum in London, in conjunction with Sweatdrop Studios, are running a free Manga Day.

So come along to find out about Sweatdrop and their work, join in with the workshops and talks on offer, and bring your manga drawing for informal advice.

All events arein the Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre unless stated. Places are on first come first served basis and are free...yes, free!

Introduction to the History of Manga 11.00–11.30
Learn how it all began and see how styles have developed and changed.

Storytelling 12.00–13.00
Find out about how to create a story and use images effectively in this interactive session. Prepare for madness!

Careers in Comics 13.20–13.40
Ever wondered what the day-to-day life of a comic artist is like? This is your chance to grill a professional about the glamorous (or not) truth behind the industry.

A Rough Guide to...14.00–15.00
All you need to know about the art form, crammed into an hour's session! This session looks at terms and techniques of the 'manga style' approach to comicking, taking you through the basics of making your own character by offering essential guidelines that can be built upon.

Taking it Further 15.30–16.30
This session will offer ideas and input on how to take your idea from being a personal project to a comic you can share with others. Learn about how to print and distribute your comic and hopefully leave with a burning passion to do so!

Portfolio Feedback - Art Studio, Sackler Centre 11.30–16.30
Informal portfolio feedback on your work by members of Sweatdrop Studios, plus a chance to look and buy some of their latest books and other works.

Showreel - Seminar Room 1, Sackler Centre 11.30–17.00
A showing of animated shorts in the manga style.

Mass Manga!- Seminar Room 2 & Landing, Sackler Centre 11.30–16.30
Take part in the Mass Manga Drawing and make sure your manga character is part of a collective manga story.

....and more!!

Myself, Sonia Leong, Morag Lewis and Chloe Citrine will be coming along to entertain you - See you there ^_^

Comments {4}

Steve Green

From: stevegreen
Date: Sep. 22nd, 2009 04:29 pm (UTC)
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I've crossposted that to the scratch_uk community to spread the word. Hope that's okay.

Edited at 2009-09-22 04:30 pm (UTC)

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Emma Vieceli

From: emmav
Date: Sep. 22nd, 2009 05:53 pm (UTC)
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oh, awesome - thanks, hon! ^_^

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Steve Green

From: stevegreen
Date: Sep. 23rd, 2009 12:18 am (UTC)
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I originally set the community up to build up interest in a old-school UK comiczine, to be entitled Scratch, but Real Life crashed the party last summer and I'm still picking up the pieces. However, I would like folks to use scratch_uk as a noticeboard for events, reviews, whatever. If you know of anyone on LJ who might find it of interest, please spread the word.

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shug_comics

From: shug_comics
Date: Sep. 22nd, 2009 07:06 pm (UTC)
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I think they're playing my graduation film at that! I was rushing around last week trying to get a digital copy of it.

I can't make it to the event, though.

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