8.14.2022

Between the Panels Comics Workshops - How What Why Are Comics?


Between The Panels Comics Workshops | Saturdays, August 27 - December 10, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | 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?!!

Between the Panels, 7000 BC's series of pay-what-you-can online comics workshops return to enliven your 2022.  This spring we'll be adding new instructors with new perspectives to share.  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., Aug. 27, 2022

Sat., Sept. 3, 2022

Sat., Sept. 10, 2022

Sat., Sept. 17, 2022

Sat., Sept. 24, 2022


Stay safe, be well, and make comics!


                                                                                                                               

7.16.2022

Between The Panels: Summer Visions - Weaving Your Story Together

Between The Panels: Summer Visions | Comics Workshop | Saturday July 23, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | Pay-What-You-Can

Bring a Fresh Eye to Your Comics With Summer Visions!

THIS WEEK: 

***FINAL WORKSHOP!***
Sat., July 23, 2022
w/ Peter Ziomek

Weaving Your Story Together With THEME! (Get Your Stories to Communicate Even Deeper)
 

Ever look at a comic's story and book design and wondered how it was so impactful? Use your story's theme to design the book inside and out!


This summer, 7000 BC will pull your comic project into focus with workshops to explore aspects of your vision -- and improve on them! Shed the peripheral and reveal your concepts as we accompany you through your creative process.

Our 8-week Pay-What-You-Can Summer Workshop Series is designed to run as a companion to the comic that you are creating now. Each Saturday, you'll be using your own project in a workshop illuminating a different topic. From refining your characters' image to designing your pages to keeping the costs down, we'll help you overcome obstacles and clarify your insights.

Who: Teens and Adults
How:
All classes work individually or as a series. Workshops highlighted in blue are linked and currently available for registration.
 
What to bring: Drawing Implement (preferably dark) and paper or digital equivalent. And YOUR comic project. 
How much: Workshops are Pay-What-You-Can. Suggested donation $25 per workshop. Need-based scholarships available. 
Want to check it out? Drop-in students are welcome.
 
 
Watch for the full 16-week series, beginning August 27, 2022!
 
Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

7.09.2022

Between The Panels: Summer Visions - Aligning the Threads


Between The Panels: Summer Visions | Comics Workshop | Saturday July 16, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | Pay-What-You-Can

Bring a Fresh Eye to Your Comics With Summer Visions!

THIS WEEK:
Sat., July 16, 2022 w/ Jeff Benham

Aligning the Threads (Breaking the Big Messy)
 

Where am I heading and why are all these boulders tumbling into the path?

This summer, 7000 BC will pull your comic project into focus with workshops to explore aspects of your vision -- and improve on them! Shed the peripheral and reveal your concepts as we accompany you through your creative process.

Our 8-week Pay-What-You-Can Summer Workshop Series is designed to run as a companion to the comic that you are creating now. Each Saturday, you'll be using your own project in a workshop illuminating a different topic. From refining your characters' image to designing your pages to keeping the costs down, we'll help you overcome obstacles and clarify your insights.

Who: Teens and Adults
How:
All classes work individually or as a series. Workshops highlighted in blue are linked and currently available for registration.
 
What to bring: Drawing Implement (preferably dark) and paper or digital equivalent. And YOUR comic project. 
How much: Workshops are Pay-What-You-Can. Suggested donation $25 per workshop. Need-based scholarships available. 
Want to check it out? Drop-in students are welcome.
 

Upcoming:
***FINAL WORKSHOP!***
Sat., July 23, 2022
w/ Peter Ziomek

Weaving Your Story Together With THEME! (Get Your Stories to Communicate Even Deeper)

Ever look at a comic's story and book design and wondered how it was so impactful? Use your story's theme to design the book inside and out!

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

7.02.2022

Between The Panels: Summer Visions - Comics With Words

Between The Panels: Summer Visions | Comics Workshop | Saturday July 9, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | Pay-What-You-Can

Bring a Fresh Eye to Your Comics With Summer Visions!

THIS WEEK:
Sat., July 9, 2022
w/
Bram Meehan
Comics With Words (Text and Image Interacting)
 

It's a new type of comic once you let the letters in.

This summer, 7000 BC will pull your comic project into focus with workshops to explore aspects of your vision -- and improve on them! Shed the peripheral and reveal your concepts as we accompany you through your creative process.

Our 8-week Pay-What-You-Can Summer Workshop Series is designed to run as a companion to the comic that you are creating now. Each Saturday, you'll be using your own project in a workshop illuminating a different topic. From refining your characters' image to designing your pages to keeping the costs down, we'll help you overcome obstacles and clarify your insights.

Who: Teens and Adults
How:
All classes work individually or as a series. Workshops highlighted in blue are linked and currently available for registration.
 
What to bring: Drawing Implement (preferably dark) and paper or digital equivalent. And YOUR comic project. 
How much: Workshops are Pay-What-You-Can. Suggested donation $25 per workshop. Need-based scholarships available. 
Want to check it out? Drop-in students are welcome.
 

Upcoming:
Sat., July 16, 2022 w/ Jeff Benham
Aligning the Threads (Breaking the Big Messy)

Where am I heading and why are all these boulders tumbling into the path?

Sat., July 23, 2022 w/ Peter Ziomek
Weaving Your Story Together With THEME! (Get Your Stories to Communicate Even Deeper)
Ever look at a comic's story and book design and wondered how it was so impactful? Use your story's theme to design the book inside and out!

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

6.25.2022

Between The Panels: Summer Visions - Comics Without Words

Between The Panels: Summer Visions | Comics Workshop | Saturday July 2, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | Pay-What-You-Can

Bring a Fresh Eye to Your Comics With Summer Visions!

THIS WEEK:
Sat., July 2, 2022
w/
Brittany Sedillo
Comics Without Words (Images Interacting Without Text)
 

Viewing comics as sequential art and not relying on text.


This summer, 7000 BC will pull your comic project into focus with workshops to explore aspects of your vision -- and improve on them! Shed the peripheral and reveal your concepts as we accompany you through your creative process.

Our 8-week Pay-What-You-Can Summer Workshop Series is designed to run as a companion to the comic that you are creating now. Each Saturday, you'll be using your own project in a workshop illuminating a different topic. From refining your characters' image to designing your pages to keeping the costs down, we'll help you overcome obstacles and clarify your insights.

Who: Teens and Adults
How:
All classes work individually or as a series. Workshops highlighted in blue are linked and currently available for registration.
 
What to bring: Drawing Implement (preferably dark) and paper or digital equivalent. And YOUR comic project. 
How much: Workshops are Pay-What-You-Can. Suggested donation $25 per workshop. Need-based scholarships available. 
Want to check it out? Drop-in students are welcome.
 

Upcoming:
Sat., July 9, 2022
w/
Bram Meehan
Comics With Words (Text and Image Interacting)

It's a new type of comic once you let the letters in. 

Sat., July 16, 2022 w/ Jeff Benham
Aligning the Threads (Breaking the Big Messy)
Where am I heading and why are all these boulders tumbling into the path?

Sat., July 23, 2022 w/ Peter Ziomek
Weaving Your Story Together With THEME! (Get Your Stories to Communicate Even Deeper)
Ever look at a comic's story and book design and wondered how it was so impactful? Use your story's theme to design the book inside and out!

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

6.18.2022

Between The Panels: Summer Visions - ThumbNAILING Your Story

Between The Panels: Summer Visions | Comics Workshop | Saturday June 25, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | Pay-What-You-Can

Bring a Fresh Eye to Your Comics With Summer Visions!

THIS WEEK:
Sat., June 25, 2022
w/
Peter Ziomek
ThumbNAILING Your Story Into Shape (Get Your Story's Layout to Land Where You Want!)
 

Ever wanted to end your comic layout on two pages that face each other? Or...intentionally add suspense when the reader turns the page!? Take command of where your story lands with thumbnailing.

This summer, 7000 BC will pull your comic project into focus with workshops to explore aspects of your vision -- and improve on them! Shed the peripheral and reveal your concepts as we accompany you through your creative process.

Our 8-week Pay-What-You-Can Summer Workshop Series is designed to run as a companion to the comic that you are creating now. Each Saturday, you'll be using your own project in a workshop illuminating a different topic. From refining your characters' image to designing your pages to keeping the costs down, we'll help you overcome obstacles and clarify your insights.

Who: Teens and Adults
How:
All classes work individually or as a series. Workshops highlighted in blue are linked and currently available for registration.
 
What to bring: Drawing Implement (preferably dark) and paper or digital equivalent. And YOUR comic project. 
How much: Workshops are Pay-What-You-Can. Suggested donation $25 per workshop. Need-based scholarships available. 
Want to check it out? Drop-in students are welcome.
 

Upcoming:
Sat., July 2, 2022 w/ Brittany Sedillo
Comics Without Words (Images Interacting Without Text)

Viewing comics as sequential art and not relying on text.

Sat., July 9, 2022 w/ Bram Meehan
Comics With Words (Text and Image Interacting)

It's a new type of comic once you let the letters in. 

Sat., July 16, 2022 w/ Jeff Benham
Aligning the Threads (Breaking the Big Messy)
Where am I heading and why are all these boulders tumbling into the path?

Sat., July 23, 2022 w/Peter Ziomek
Weaving Your Story Together With THEME! (Get Your Stories to Communicate Even Deeper)
Ever look at a comic's story and book design and wondered how it was so impactful? Use your story's theme to design the book inside and out!

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!

6.11.2022

Between The Panels: Summer Visions - Populating Your Universe

Between The Panels: Summer Visions | Comics Workshop | Saturday June 18, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | Pay-What-You-Can

Bring a Fresh Eye to Your Comics With Summer Visions!

THIS WEEK:
Sat., June 18, 2022
w/ Paul Ziomek
Populating Your Universe (Characters, Shape Vocabulary, and Rapid Creation.)

Visualizing a character's stance by their stance, within a wall of ugly (and otherwise) mugs.

This summer, 7000 BC will pull your comic project into focus with workshops to explore aspects of your vision -- and improve on them! Shed the peripheral and reveal your concepts as we accompany you through your creative process.

Our 8-week Pay-What-You-Can Summer Workshop Series is designed to run as a companion to the comic that you are creating now. Each Saturday, you'll be using your own project in a workshop illuminating a different topic. From refining your characters' image to designing your pages to keeping the costs down, we'll help you overcome obstacles and clarify your insights.

Who: Teens and Adults
How:
All classes work individually or as a series. Workshops highlighted in blue are linked and currently available for registration.
 
What to bring: Drawing Implement (preferably dark) and paper or digital equivalent. And YOUR comic project. 
How much: Workshops are Pay-What-You-Can. Suggested donation $25 per workshop. Need-based scholarships available. 
Want to check it out? Drop-in students are welcome.
 

Upcoming:
Sat., June 25, 2022
w/
Peter Ziomek
ThumbNAILING Your Story Into Shape (Get Your Story's Layout to Land Where You Want!)

Ever wanted to end your comic layout on two pages that face each other? Or...intentionally add suspense when the reader turns the page!? Take command of where your story lands with thumbnailing.

Sat., July 2, 2022 w/ Brittany Sedillo
Comics Without Words (Images Interacting Without Text)

Viewing comics as sequential art and not relying on text.

Sat., July 9, 2022 w/ Bram Meehan
Comics With Words (Text and Image Interacting)

It's a new type of comic once you let the letters in. 

Sat., July 16, 2022 w/ Jeff Benham
Aligning the Threads (Breaking the Big Messy)
Where am I heading and why are all these boulders tumbling into the path?

Stay safe, be well, and make comics!