Things to Do in Malmö, Sweden This January if You Like Comics

We've been contacted by about an upcoming comics event they are running in the New Year to get your new year off to a good start comic making wise, especially for aspiring comics artists.

Drawing Comics

Taking place on Wednesday January 10th, 2018, they will be hosting a Comics Illustration Workshop, which naturally is much easier for you to get to if you live in Malmö, Sweden. The class costs 200kr, and can be signed up to now. Here's more info about the event, which they describe here as:

Drawing is an incredibly powerful and useful communicative tool but it's also one of those skills you often hear people saying they "can't do". Well, there are there are definitely tips, tricks, skills and things you can do to make your work more dynamic and authentic. The aim of Comic Illustration workshop is to build confidence and practice in a constructive environment.
In the first Comic Illustration session we'll cover:

– Basic sketching,
– 3D drawing techniques,
– Perspective,
– Human form,
– Looking at inspiration and reference material.

No prior skills are essential but an interest and a thirst to get stuck in and try new things would be great. If you've ever tried drawing something, bought a sketchbook and then given up then this is definitely the workshop for you.

Your teacher will be Tom Jones. "I'm a primary teacher by trade but drawing and sketching are part of my daily routine."

Date: 10th of January 2018
Place: Bodekullsgatan, Malmö
Price: 200 kr

A good day to get some hints and tips no matter your skill level, whether you're just starting off or wanting to brush up on some techniques. So if you are in the area, you may want to check it out.

You can learn more about the event and sign up for it here.

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Joe Glass has been contributing to Bleeding Cool for about four years. He's been a roaming reporter at shows like SDCC and NYCC, and also has a keen LGBTQ focus, with his occasional LGBTQ focus articles, Tales from the Four Color Closet. He is also now Bleeding Cool's Senior Mutant Correspondent thanks to his obsession with Marvel's merry mutants. Joe is also a comics creator, writer of LGBTQ superhero team series, The Pride, the first issue of which was one of the Top 25 ComiXology Submit Titles of 2014. He is also a co-writer on Stiffs, a horror comedy series set in South Wales about call centre workers who hunt the undead by night. One happens to be a monkey. Just because.
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