10.01.2022

Between the Panels Comics Workshops - The Covenant of the Arc

Between The Panels Comics Workshops | Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online & Bubonicon | Pay-What-You-Can

Improve your ability to communicate through word and image.

Uncover different aspects and perspectives on the comics-making process.

Explore the essence of what makes comics unique through invigorating and contemplative workshops.

Why not tickle your brain with comics?!!


THIS WEEK:

Sat., Oct. 8, 2022

Between the Panels, 7000 BC's series of pay-what-you-can online comics workshops return to enliven your 2022.  Sharpen your pencils, roll out the virtual paper and get ready to draw upon your strengths.  Join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome! 

Registration is required.  Workshop registration is through Eventbrite 

Pay-What-You-Can.  Suggested Donation is $25/workshop.  Need-based scholarships are available.  Email Jeff to inquire.

Once registered, you'll get a weekly invitation to upcoming workshops unless you tell us to stop.  We won't send you anything else.  We use Zoom for workshops, so you'll have to sign up for a free Zoom account here as well.
 
UPCOMING:

Sat., Oct. 15, 2022

Sat., Oct. 22, 2022

Sat., Oct. 29, 2022

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!



9.26.2022

24 Hour Comics Day Schedule of Events 2022!

24 Hour Comics Day 2022 Schedule | Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2 | Noon to Noon | All Ages | FREE | Virtual

It's time for 24 Hour Comics Day 2022!

24 Hours. 1440 Minutes. 86,400 Seconds.  24 Hour Comics Day is an annual international celebration of creativity!  The challenge is for participants to create a complete 24 page comic book in 24 consecutive hours. It's a creative exercise that will test your stamina while you explore what you're capable of!
 
REGISTER HERE!
24 Hour Comics Day 2022
A FREE All Ages Event
Saturday-Sunday, October 1-2

Noon-Noon MST
 
BUT WAIT!  BEFORE YOU DO THAT!!!  HERE IS...
 
The FULL SCHEDULE of EVENTS!!!
 
Thursday, September 29
5:30 PM MST
FREE
SAWgust Challenge Comics Reading 
Want to know what it's like to create a comic in 24 Hours?  Start with these readings of comics created as part of the First Annual SAWgust Challenge!
The SAWgust challenge is a NaNoWriMo-style event for comics creators, put together by our friends at the Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville, Florida.  Creators had one month to complete a comics goal of their own choosing.  Coupling the discipline of 24 Hour Comics Day with the sensibleness of regular sleeping habits, come find out what happens.
 
Use this LINK.


Saturday, October 1
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
FREE  (Pay-What-You-Can donations accepted)
It's a new type of comic once you let the letters in.

Guest Instructor Bram Meehan will lead participants through technical and conceptual approaches to the use of text in comics.  This will come in handy when you're struggling to finish the lettering on Hour 19 of your 24 Hour Comic.


Saturday, October 1
11:00 AM -5:00 PM
This year's Zinefest is at The Sanitary Tortilla Factory!  Stop in, check out zines, and watch for ghost tortillas from the old Sanitary days.

And Anytime!
We have a new friend helping to sponsor us this year.  A Print Friend.  Based in Santa Fe, Hello, Print Friend is a podcast dedicated to the celebration and amplification of contemporary printmaking and its culture.  They've also donated a photo etching print that we'll be giving away during 24 Hour Comics Day!
 
 AND THE MAIN EVENT...

 24 HOUR COMICS DAY 2022
A FREE All Ages Event
Saturday-Sunday, October 1-2

Noon-Noon MST

Participants must register for FREE through Eventbrite which will allow you to join us on Zoom.  
PLEASE NOTE:
  • You do not need to stay the entire time.  
  • Visitors are welcome. 
  • Be inspired and meet fellow creators!
  • Have conversations when you want, work when you want.
  • We will need a parent or guardian's consent for minors.
THE 24 HOUR SCHEDULE
ALL TIMES LISTED MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME.

11:30 AM - The Zoom Waiting Room will open.  Registration will be available at this time.

ONGOING:
  *  Free Raffles every 2 hours - You MUST log into Zoom to be eligible for the raffles.
  *  Work-in-Progress Loop - Participants can email images to jeff@7000bc.org to be inserted.
  *  Group Comic Jam - Creator's block?  Add a panel to a comic we'll all create together.
  *  Music, Videos, and Other Distractions - For those who need a little something different.

NOON - 24HCD Begins.  We'll give a brief introduction and cover the official rules.  
 
NOON - We'll also have a visit from Emma and Esa, the hosts for the long-running 24 Hour Comics Day in Muhos, Finland.  They will be 9 hours ahead of us.  We'll see what their event is like and get a glimpse 9 hours into our own future.  Emma and Esa will be joining us a second time later in the evening as their coming to the close of their event.
 
1 PM - Informative and Educational Videos from Gene Luen Yang, Joe Kubert, and others.

6 PM - BYO Dinner Break.  An excellent opportunity to learn about the cuisine of the soon-to-be underslept.  We'll be joined by Susan Marks, who put together the SAWgust Challenge to chat about SAWgust, and the Sequential Artists Workshop.  Take a break and chat with fellow creators.

8 PM - Tips on making comics that nourish from Space Boy creator Stephen McCranie.

MIDNIGHT - Halfway through!  We'll have a second visit from Emma and Esa and see what's been completed, and what we have to share with them.

2 AM - Video excitement.  We have a few possibilities and will probably just vote on it.

8 AM - BYO Breakfast Burrito with possibly live and possibly even lively WAKE UP MUSIC from New Mexico.

NOON - All done.  Go to sleep.  Clean up later.

Questions on any of this? Please contact Jeff.

 Stay safe, be well, and make comics!  We'll see you there!



9.24.2022

Between the Panels Comics Workshops - Picturing Words in Drawings

Between The Panels Comics Workshops | Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online & Bubonicon | Pay-What-You-Can

Improve your ability to communicate through word and image.

Uncover different aspects and perspectives on the comics-making process.

Explore the essence of what makes comics unique through invigorating and contemplative workshops.

Why not tickle your brain with comics?!!


THIS WEEK:

Sat., Oct. 1, 2022 - with Guest Instructor Bram Meehan!

Between the Panels, 7000 BC's series of pay-what-you-can online comics workshops return to enliven your 2022.  Sharpen your pencils, roll out the virtual paper and get ready to draw upon your strengths.  Join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome! 

Registration is required.  Workshop registration is through Eventbrite 

Pay-What-You-Can.  Suggested Donation is $25/workshop.  Need-based scholarships are available.  Email Jeff to inquire.

Once registered, you'll get a weekly invitation to upcoming workshops unless you tell us to stop.  We won't send you anything else.  We use Zoom for workshops, so you'll have to sign up for a free Zoom account here as well.
 
UPCOMING:

Sat., Oct. 8, 2022

Sat., Oct. 15, 2022

Sat., Oct. 22, 2022

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!


9.17.2022

Between the Panels Comics Workshops - Thumbnailing with Kaiju Claws

 

Between The Panels Comics Workshops | Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online & Bubonicon | Pay-What-You-Can

Improve your ability to communicate through word and image.

Uncover different aspects and perspectives on the comics-making process.

Explore the essence of what makes comics unique through invigorating and contemplative workshops.

Why not tickle your brain with comics?!!


THIS WEEK:

Sat., Sept. 24, 2022 - w/ Guest Instructor Paul Ziomek!

Between the Panels, 7000 BC's series of pay-what-you-can online comics workshops return to enliven your 2022.  Sharpen your pencils, roll out the virtual paper and get ready to draw upon your strengths.  Join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome! 

Registration is required.  Workshop registration is through Eventbrite 

Pay-What-You-Can.  Suggested Donation is $25/workshop.  Need-based scholarships are available.  Email Jeff to inquire.

Once registered, you'll get a weekly invitation to upcoming workshops unless you tell us to stop.  We won't send you anything else.  We use Zoom for workshops, so you'll have to sign up for a free Zoom account here as well.
 
UPCOMING:

Sat., Oct. 1, 2022 - with Guest Instructor Bram Meehan!

Sat., Oct. 8, 2022

Sat., Oct. 15, 2022

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!


                                                                                                                               

9.16.2022

24 Hour Comics Day 2022!

24 Hour Comics Day 2022 | Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2 | Noon to Noon | All Ages | FREE | Virtual

It's time for 24 Hour Comics Day 2022!

24 Hours. 1440 Minutes. 86,400 Seconds.  24 Hour Comics Day is an annual international celebration of creativity!  The challenge is for participants to create a complete 24 page comic book in 24 consecutive hours. It's a creative exercise that will test your stamina while you explore what you're capable of!

7000 BC takes the 19th annual 24 Hour Comics Day virtual on Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2, 2022.  Get in the mood by joining us for one of our Between the Panels comics workshops, any Saturday at 11:00 AM.  On October 1st, Bram Meehan will lead  Picturing Words in Drawings (Text and Image Interacting), covering essential skills to take your 24 Hour Comic to the next level!

At noon, the main event will begin!  We'll review the Official Rules and then we're off.  Throughout the event, we'll provide entertainment and inspiration, videos, music, free raffles every two hours, and a rotating cycle of in-progress images sent in by you, the participants.  There will be a community meal for anyone who wants to take a break  in the evening and chat a bit, and for those still hanging on in the morning there will be a BYO Breakfast Burrito.
 
Participants must register through Eventbrite which will allow you to join us on Zoom.  We will need a parent or guardian's consent for minors.  You do not need to stay the entire time.  Visitors are welcome.  Meet fellow creators, be inspired, have conversations when you want, work when you want, and challenge yourself to make a 24-page comic in 24 hours!
 
REGISTER HERE!
24 Hour Comics Day 2022
Saturday, October 1-2

Noon-Noon MST
 
Questions? Please contact Jeff.
 
Stay safe, be well, and make comics!  We'll see you there!

9.10.2022

Between the Panels Comics Workshops - The Down Elevator to Backstory

Between The Panels Comics Workshops | Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online & Bubonicon | Pay-What-You-Can

Improve your ability to communicate through word and image.

Uncover different aspects and perspectives on the comics-making process.

Explore the essence of what makes comics unique through invigorating and contemplative workshops.

Why not tickle your brain with comics?!!


THIS WEEK:

Sat., Sept. 17, 2022

Between the Panels, 7000 BC's series of pay-what-you-can online comics workshops return to enliven your 2022.  Sharpen your pencils, roll out the virtual paper and get ready to draw upon your strengths.  Join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome! 

Registration is required.  Workshop registration is through Eventbrite 

Pay-What-You-Can.  Suggested Donation is $25/workshop.  Need-based scholarships are available.  Email Jeff to inquire.

Once registered, you'll get a weekly invitation to upcoming workshops unless you tell us to stop.  We won't send you anything else.  We use Zoom for workshops, so you'll have to sign up for a free Zoom account here as well.
 
UPCOMING:

Sat., Sept. 24, 2022 - w/ Guest Instructor Paul Ziomek!

Sat., Oct. 1, 2022

Sat., Oct. 8, 2022

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!


                                                                                                                               

9.06.2022

Between the Panels Comics Workshops - The Shape of Characters To Come


Between The Panels Comics Workshops | Saturday, September 10, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online & Bubonicon | Pay-What-You-Can

Improve your ability to communicate through word and image.

Uncover different aspects and perspectives on the comics-making process.

Explore the essence of what makes comics unique through invigorating and contemplative workshops.

Why not tickle your brain with comics?!!


THIS WEEK:

Sat., Sept. 10, 2022 - w/ Guest Instructor Paul Ziomek!

Between the Panels, 7000 BC's series of pay-what-you-can online comics workshops return to enliven your 2022.  Sharpen your pencils, roll out the virtual paper and get ready to draw upon your strengths.  Join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome! 

Registration is required.  Workshop registration is through Eventbrite 

Pay-What-You-Can.  Suggested Donation is $25/workshop.  Need-based scholarships are available.  Email Jeff to inquire.

Once registered, you'll get a weekly invitation to upcoming workshops unless you tell us to stop.  We won't send you anything else.  We use Zoom for workshops, so you'll have to sign up for a free Zoom account here as well.
 
UPCOMING:

Sat., Sept. 17, 2022

Sat., Sept. 24, 2022 - w/ Guest Instructor Paul Ziomek!

Sat., Oct. 1, 2022

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!