Makers Weekend feat. 24 Hour Comics Day, Abq ZineFest, and Comic & Zine Readings

Makers Weekend featuring 24 Hour Comics Day, Abq ZineFest, and Comic & Zine Readings | September 24, October 2 - 3, 2021 | All Ages | Virtual

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Makers Weekend is more than a weekend!
This year, 7000 BC has partnered with Abq ZineFest, AIGA-NM, and Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville, Florida to create the second virtual Makers Weekend featuring comic and zine readings, live music, a comics workshop, raffles, zinesters, groggy cartoonists, 24 Hour Comics Day 2021, Abq Zinefest 10, and more!  Keep watching this page for updates.

Friday, September 24, 6:00 PM MST / 8:00 PM EST
Preview Makers Weekend with virtual comic and zine readings from New Mexico and beyond!  Meet and greet with like-minded creators, be there to launch the weekend's raffles, and discover all of the Weekend's events.  A FREE, ALL-AGES EVENT!
Saturday, October 2, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MST / 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST
BETWEEN THE PANELS - Picturing Words in Drawings (Text and Image Interacting)
It's a new type of comic once you let the letters in.
7000 BC's comics workshop series will feature guest instructor Bram Meehan, covering essential skills to take your 24 Hour Comic to the next level!
Saturday, October 2, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM MST / 1:00 - 8:00 PM EST
ABQ Zine Fest is back! Sorta. This year’s fest will be virtual PLUS a pop-up shop in downtown Albuquerque for locals to buy zines and zine fest merch. 

Saturday, October 2-3, Noon-Noon MST / 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
A variety of scheduled activities will be on Zoom, including a community dinner break hosted by 7000 BC, SAW, AIGA-NM, and Abq Zine Fest, live music, free raffles every two hours, and a rotating cycle of in-progress images sent in by participants. Join in with 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.  We'll be on Discord and Zoom for the whole event.  You do not need to participate the entire time.  24 Hour Comics Day is a FREE, ALL-AGES EVENT!

You must register through Eventbrite for 24 Hour Comics Day!  You may want to log in a few minutes early to register.  You can log in to Discord or the Zoom waiting room at anytime.  The Zoom event doors will open precisely at noon.  If you're having any problems, please email jeff@7000bc.org.  We'll need a parent or guardian's consent for minors.

For the Eventbrite link, click HERE.  Zoom is for registration, events, entertainment, and raffles!

For the Discord link, click HERE.  Discord is for hanging out and sharing!
To get email updates or if you know anyone who would like to participate, please share THIS LINK.

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