Draw it out

Our wacom tablets are out in the hands of two students who are busily sketching away. I sit down with kenny and flip through the sketchbook that lies next to him. As he draws, he tells me about how he would think up concepts and make comics together with his friends before he transferred schools. Together, we talk about using social media to share your work and how he makes sure to post his things on instagram-his instagram handle printed on his designs. I talk to him about all the resources available to him here at the DA and how he can make and distribute some comics, as well as resources available outside of the DA and some interesting things going on right now with the comic makers and self publishers of chicago. When he packs up to leave, Kenny seems excited at the possibility of taking up comic-making again. There are already some characters he’s been working on-now its just a matter of working on a story again.