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Storybuilders Workshop 102

Back in January I partnered with Blue 1647 with a workshop idea that would help creative professionals craft their stories. I'm currently teaching the workshop on selected dates. Here's the class info, in case you are interested in attending:

StoryBuilders 102 Stacked! The Art of Advertising by LoviettaSimpkins

StoryBuilders 102: Stacked! The Art of Advertising

Blue Lacuna 2150 South Canalport Avenue 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60608


Mar. 15th 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Mar. 20th 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Journey on! It’s time to craft the first draft of your story, get to know your material, plus push your art & writing. In this Storybuilders workshop the aim is to understand concepts and implement key story elements in order to create a well crafted draft. Ideal for aspiring publishers, authors, artists, creatives, entrepreneurs, journalists, marketers. ________________ Materials 1 Journal or Notebook 1 SketchBook ( Medium to Large) 1 Mixed Media Paper Tablet Pens, Pencils, Pencil Sharpener, Erasers Crayons, Paints, Markers, and Colored Pencils. Provided by Instructor Lovietta Simpkins: Supplemental Supplies & Art tools, Videos, Powerpoint Presentation, Optional Book Literature and Additional Reading Material _________________________________ What we will cover in Workshop 102 ● Parts of a Story + Wordless Comics ● Creating a Timeline + Crafting Storyboards ● The One Sentence Summary ● Getting to know your Characters ● World Building Techniques ● Research Techniques for Specific topics. ● Narrowing Down Topics & Genres ● Adlib Exercises ● Writing & Art Sessions ● Independent First Draft Creation 1-3 (Visual Art, Writing or Both) ● Design Session 1: Exploring the total look. (What form will your story take? Ex. Ebook, Comic etc. What will the front & back cover look like? The inside formatting & sizes etc). ● Critique


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