9.18.2020

Between the Panels Comics Workshop - What Are Comics?



Between The Panels Workshop | Saturday, September 26 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Online | FREE!

Between the Panels, our series of free online comics workshops for teens and adults begins again from the beginning!  We've been refining the lessons and our digital skills, and we're ready to roll out the virtual paper and draw upon our strengths.  Every saturday except October 3rd.

Sharpen your pencils, pull out your papers, and join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, September 26 - What Are Comics?  (An Introduction/Refresher with Hat Guy)
An introduction to what makes a comic a comic.  And a hat a hat.  And 24 hours TWENTY FOUR HOURS.  For anyone interested in the workshops or as a lead-in to 24 Hour Comics Day.

Upcoming:

Next week we won't be running a workshop because it will be 24 Hour Comics Day!  We've partnered with Abq ZineFest to create a whole Makers Weekend.  All are welcome and encouraged to join us.  You DO NOT need to stay the entire time.  Just come and make comics, watch readings, live music, groggy cartoonists, and more.  Visitors welcome! More info HERE.

Join us starting October 9th as the Between the Panels workshop series begins in earnest and runs through the end of the year.

Registration is required.  To register, please email Jeff.  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.

Everyone is welcome, but we ask that if you have means to pay for a workshop, please instead make a donation to an organization helping those in need at this time.

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

7000 BC and Between the Panels workshops are supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council.

9.07.2020

Between the Panels Workshop - The Gestalt of It All

Between The Panels Workshop | Saturday, September 5 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Online | FREE!

7000 BC continues Between the Panels, our ongoing series of free online comic workshops for teens and adults every Saturday.  Sharpen your pencils, pull out your papers, and join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, September 5 - The Gestalt of It All (History, Monsters, and Show and Tell)
Monsters have controlled the evolution of comics.  What have we wrought?

Upcoming Workshops:

The entire workshop series will begin once again from the beginning starting on September 26th.

Registration is required.  To register, please email Jeff.  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.

Everyone is welcome, but we ask that if you have means to pay for a workshop, please instead make a donation to an organization helping those in need at this time.

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

7000 BC and Between the Panels workshops are supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council.

8.30.2020

Between the Panels Workshop - Prince Joe Versus the Evil Wizard of Grammaria

Between The Panels Workshop | Saturday, September 5 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Online | FREE!

7000 BC continues Between the Panels, our ongoing series of free online comic workshops for teens and adults every Saturday.  Sharpen your pencils, pull out your papers, and join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, September 5 - Prince Joe Versus the Evil Wizard of Grammaria  (How Storytelling Functions in the Brain)
Exploring the psychological, emotional, and physical effects of a good story, found on the bread aisle.

Upcoming Workshops:

Saturday, September 12 - The Gestalt of It All (History, Monsters, and Show and Tell)

This workshop series will begin from the beginning starting on September 19th.

Registration is required.  To register, please email Jeff.  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.

Everyone is welcome, but we ask that if you have means to pay for a workshop, please instead make a donation to an organization helping those in need at this time.

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

7000 BC and Between the Panels workshops are supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council.

8.25.2020

Buboni-Virtualcon and Between the Panels Workshop - Perry Needs A New Pair of Shoes

Bubonicon and Between The Panels Workshop | Saturday, August 29 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Online | FREE!


This week 7000 BC partners with Bubonicon to run a special Buboni-Virtualcon workshop!  Sharpen your pencils, pull out your papers, and join Perry and Terry Rodent as we explore a storytelling medium to end all storytelling mediums.  All are welcome!

Join us via Zoom using this link or enter meeting ID: 940 5678 9983 and password: 7geP2j

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, August 29 - *Buboni-Virtualcon Special Workshop*
Perry Needs a New Pair of Shoes (One-Upmanshipping with The MacGuffin)
Why is Perry Rodent so deeply driven to seek his lost shoe?  Will the MacGuffin demystify the muddle?  Grab your pens and papers and join 7000 BC for a collaborative workshop in which we weave one mighty myth, through the misdirecting media of comics!

And stick around for the full day of virtual events at Buboni-Virtualcon. They'll be running from 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM, including A Style of Your Own: Developing Your Signature Art Style, featuring Artist Guest of Honor Chaz Kemp, along with Elizabeth Leggett, Betsy James, Jon Sanchez, and our own Jeff Benham.  3:30–4:25 p.m.

Upcoming Workshops:

Saturday, September 5 - Prince Joe Versus the Evil Wizard of Grammaria  (How Storytelling Functions in the Brain)
Saturday, September 12 - *Final Workshop in the Series* 
The Gestalt of It All (History, Monsters, and Show and Tell)

Everyone is welcome, but we ask that if you have means to pay for a workshop, please instead make a donation to an organization helping those in need at this time.

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!


UPDATE!
To see the comic created during this workshop, click HERE.

7000 BC and Between the Panels workshops are supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council.

8.15.2020

Between the Panels Workshop - Caught Up in the Moment

Between The Panels Workshop | Saturday, August 15 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Online | FREE!

7000 BC continues Between the Panels, our ongoing series of free online comic workshops for teens and adults every Saturday.  Sharpen your pencils, pull out your papers, and join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, August 15 - Caught Up in the Moment (Time in, Around, and Between Panels)
Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana — and comics time flies like nothing else.

Upcoming Workshops:

Saturday, August 29 -   *A Special Buboni-Virtualcon Workshop!*
   Perry Needs a New Pair of Shoes (One-Upmanshipping with MacGuffins)
Saturday, September 5 - Prince Joe Versus the Evil Wizard of Grammaria  (How Storytelling Functions in the Brain)

Registration is required.  To register, please email Jeff.  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.

Everyone is welcome, but we ask that if you have means to pay for a workshop, please instead make a donation to an organization helping those in need at this time.

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

7000 BC and Between the Panels workshops are supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council.

8.08.2020

Between the Panels Workshop - Turning Over a New Leaf

Between The Panels Workshop | Saturday, August 15 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Online | FREE!

7000 BC continues Between the Panels, our ongoing series of free online comic workshops for teens and adults every Saturday.  Sharpen your pencils, pull out your papers, and join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, August 15 - Turning Over A New Leaf  (The Importance of Page Turns)
Breathing life into the desire to see the next page.

Upcoming Workshops:
Saturday, August 22 - Caught Up in the Moment (Time in, Around, and Between Panels)
Saturday, August 29 -   *A Special Buboni-Virtualcon Workshop!*
   Perry Needs a New Pair of Shoes (One-Upmanshipping with MacGuffins)

Registration is required.  To register, please email Jeff.  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.

Everyone is welcome, but we ask that if you have means to pay for a workshop, please instead make a donation to an organization helping those in need at this time.

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

7000 BC and Between the Panels workshops are supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council.

8.05.2020

Between the Panels Workshop - You Call That A Comic, Part Two

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Between The Panels Workshop | Saturday, August 8 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Online | FREE!

7000 BC continues Between the Panels, our ongoing series of free online comic workshops for teens and adults every Saturday.  Sharpen your pencils, pull out your papers, and join us as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, August 8 - You Call That A Comic, Part Two? (Theme Showing Itself as Format)
Still making objects that are your books.  How can they contain your ideas?

Upcoming Workshops:
Saturday, August 15 - Turning Over A New Leaf  (The Importance of Page Turns)
Saturday, August 22 - Caught Up in the Moment (Time in, Around, and Between Panels)

- and don't miss our upcoming Buboni-Virtualcon Special Workshop on August 29th!

Registration is required.  To register, please email Jeff.  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.

Everyone is welcome, but we ask that if you have means to pay for a workshop, please instead make a donation to an organization helping those in need at this time.

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

7000 BC and Between the Panels workshops are supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council.