11.28.2020

Between the Panels Comics Workshop - Turning Over A New Leaf


Between The Panels Workshop | Turning Over A New Leaf | Saturday, December 5, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | FREE!

Between the Panelsour series of free online comics workshops for teens and adults continues as we roll out the virtual paper and draw upon your strengths.  Join us every Saturday through the end of the year as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, December 5 - Turning Over A New Leaf  (The Importance of Page Turns)
Breathing life into the desire to see the next page.

Upcoming:
Saturday, December 12 (with guest instructor Bram Meehan) - Caught Up in the Moment (Time in, Around, and Between Panels)
Saturday, December 19 - 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.

11.21.2020

Between the Panels Comics Workshop - You Call That A Comic?


Between The Panels Workshop | You Call That A Comic? | Saturday, November 28, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST | Online | FREE!

Between the Panelsour series of free online comics workshops for teens and adults continues as we roll out the virtual paper and draw upon your strengths.  Join us every Saturday through the end of the year as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, November 28 - You Call That A Comic? (Theme Showing Itself as Format)
The object that is your book.  The medium is the message.

Upcoming:
Saturday, December 5 - Turning Over A New Leaf  (The Importance of Page Turns)
Saturday, December 12 - Caught Up in the Moment (Time in, Around, and Between Panels)

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.

11.18.2020

Between the Panels Comics Workshop - Mini Comics! What's the Big idea?


Between The Panels Workshop | Mini Comics!  What's the Big idea? | Saturday, November 21, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MT | Online | FREE!

Between the Panelsour series of free online comics workshops for teens and adults continues as we roll out the virtual paper and draw upon your strengths.  Join us every Saturday through the end of the year as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, November 21 - Mini Comics!  What's the Big idea?  (A Grand Story in Eight Tiny Pages)
An instruction manual for making your way between extremes.

Upcoming:
Saturday, November 28 - You Call That A Comic? (Theme Showing Itself as Format)
Saturday, December 5 - Turning Over A New Leaf  (The Importance of Page Turns)

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.

11.07.2020

Between the Panels Comics Workshop - Thumbnailing with Kaiju Claws


Between The Panels Workshop | Thumbnailing with Kaiju Claws | Saturday, November 14, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MT | Online | FREE!

Between the Panelsour series of free online comics workshops for teens and adults continues as we roll out the virtual paper and draw upon your strengths.  Join us every Saturday through the end of the year as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, November 14 - Thumbnailing with Kaiju Claws (Enhancing Story with Tiny Broad Strokes)
How many ways can you trim your thumbnails and still have them be your thumbnails?

Upcoming:
Saturday, November 21 - Mini Comics!  What's the Big idea?  (A Grand Story in Eight Tiny Pages)
Saturday, November 28 - You Call That A Comic? (Theme Showing Itself as Format)

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.

11.03.2020

Between the Panels Comics Workshop - The Covenant of the Arc


Between The Panels Workshop | The Covenant of the Arc | Saturday, November 7, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MT | Online | FREE!

Between the Panelsour series of free online comics workshops for teens and adults continues as we roll out the virtual paper and draw upon your strengths.  Join us every Saturday through the end of the year as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, November 7 - The Covenant of the Arc (Character Arcs and Story Arcs)
Weaving the patchwork of pathways through your story.

Upcoming:
Saturday, November 14 - Thumbnailing with Kaiju Claws (Enhancing Story with Tiny Broad Strokes)
Saturday, November 21 - Mini Comics!  What's the Big idea?  (A Grand Story in Eight Tiny Pages)

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.

10.27.2020

Between the Panels Comics Workshop - The Unexpected Three-Panel Comic


Between The Panels Workshop | The Unexpected Three-Panel Comic | Saturday, October 31, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Online | FREE!

Between the Panelsour series of free online comics workshops for teens and adults continues as we roll out the virtual paper and draw upon your strengths.  Join us every Saturday through the end of the year as we explore a storytelling medium like no other.  Drop-in students are welcome!

This Week's Workshop:
Saturday, October 31 - The Unexpected Three-Panel Comic (Halloween Spooks are Everywhere)
An eerie re-introduction to creating comics as we unscramble the spaghetti of our brains.

Upcoming:
Saturday, November 7 - The Covenant of the Arc (Character Arcs and Story Arcs)
Saturday, November 14 - Thumbnailing with Kaiju Claws (Enhancing Story with Tiny Broad Strokes)

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.

10.18.2020

7000 BC at New Mexico Library Association Conference 2020

New Mexico Library Association Annual Conference | October 22-23 | 9:00 Am - 5:00 PM | Virtual


7000 BC will be a virtual vendor at this year's all-virtual New Mexico Library Association Conference.
If you're in the waiting room for the Conference, scroll down to read a comic while you wait.

The New Mexico Library Association Conference brings together librarians from around the state, along with organizations that work with libraries.  This year there will be multiple presentations relating to comics.  7000 BC will be on hand to talk about our Between the Panels workshops and show off some comics!  We'll be available throughout the conference at:

https://zoom.us/j/93348577203?pwd=bVpGU01ldVRRS1hzQ01BZDdWckhYUT09
Meeting ID: 933 4857 7203
Passcode: 315013

Thursday, October 22 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 23 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

See you there and support your local library!


Waiting Room Comics!

Autumn:  A Hospital Story
Bram and Monica Meehan
Still sniffing for squirrels.

The Truthly Wailful Toe of Tim
Jeff Benham
32 things Tim can do without his arms.  A 24-Hour comic.


Fakin' the Funk: A Hospital Story
Peter and Paul Ziomek
Keenan Reynolds has always had an active imagination.  It sometimes gets the best of him as you’ll see in this short story which introduces Keenan, his wrestlin’ mom, homie Victor and uncle Derek.


Jeff Benham
For those who truly must know what that fake money used to pay demons is doing when you're not looking.  A 24-Hour comic.
Dale DeForest
Life's too short.


"Grace"
Jeff Benham
Snow, memory, and loss.

Love is Not All:  A Hospital Story
Courtney Angermeier
A young woman learning where to find nourishment.