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Teen Writing Bootcamp: Comics

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01 June 2023, 5:00pm6:00pm
08 June 2023, 5:00pm6:00pm
15 June 2023, 5:00pm6:00pm
22 June 2023, 5:00pm6:00pm
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Turn your story ideas into captivating comics with artist and illustrator Clea Chiller. 

Workshop attendees will: 

  • Discover how to navigate the fundamentals of writing and drawing comics by understanding tropes and storytelling arcs. 
  • Learn some basic drawing techniques – faces, figures, and backgrounds – to help develop comic storyboards and panels.  

About Teen Writing Bootcamp 

The Teen Writing Bootcamp program provides budding teen writers with the opportunity to gain expert advice from great writers and tackle diverse writing styles and genres. 

The program engages teens in writing, literature, and publishing with the aim of inspiring, encouraging, and improving literary skills.  

All bootcamps are open to teens aged 13 to 18 years old from all around Australia. They are free to attend but require consent from a parent or guardian. Participation in this program will include sharing work created during the program. 

Please note: to register for this event you must be available for all four sessions. 

To ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time please read the Online participant instructions and guidelines on our website, along with our Privacy statement

State Library Victoria Cultural, Family & Student members get early access to our upcoming events. To get your tickets ahead of the crowd, become a member today. 

This program has been made possible with the generosity of Serp Hills Foundation and The JTM Foundation. 

About Clea Chiller

Clea Chiller is a Melbourne-based artist and illustrator. Her deeply personal works focus on her battles with mental and physical illness. She is the creator of Garbage Bags, a series of darkly humorous autobiographical zines, and has had comics published by The Lifted Brow and Doll Hospital Journal. 


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