Queer Comics

With Tillie Walden

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Date: June 20-24, 2022
In-Person/On-Campus

Time: 9:30 AM–4:30 PM (ET)

Tuition: $1050

Ages: +18

Venue: On Campus/In-Person in White River Junction, VT

Required Materials:

Provided on-campus, but feel free to bring any supplies you like using as well.

Additional information:

In this workshop with Tillie Walden ’16, participants will explore the topic of identity in comic stories. This weeklong workshop focuses on learning to develop ideas through plotting, drafting, and class discussion. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate and reflect on their work in a group environment. Lectures cover the relevant comics topics like world-building, character design, productivity, and monetizing your art while still providing ample time for free drawing, along with individual guidance and presentations of the results in the group. This workshop is specifically for queer comic stories! So if you’re ready to draw some comics, join us this summer!

Week At-A-Glance Schedule

Required Supplies

Provided on-campus, but feel free to bring any supplies you like using as well.

ON-CAMPUS COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

In response to the pandemic, CCS has implemented safety policies and teaching protocols that meet and exceed best practices prescribed by the CDC and Vermont’s Department of Health. These policies are designed to

1)    maintain the safest possible environment for everyone on campus,

2)    comply with public health advisories, and

3)    enable CCS to deliver its programs with the least possible disruption.

As best practices for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic evolve, we update these policies to reflect new health authority advisories, scientific advances, and government policies. As the pandemic has proven, it is important to remain flexible.

REQUIREMENTS OF STUDENTS, STAFF, AND FACULTY

All students, staff, and faculty must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their arrival on campus or proof of negative test taken prior to the workshop’s Monday orientation

While indoors KN-95, KF94, or N-95 masks (without valves), or a 3-ply surgical mask paired with a cloth mask must be worn by everyone on campus at all times.

WHAT TESTS ARE ACCEPTED?

Unvaccinated guests must show a negative COVID-19 PCR or LAMP test within 48 hours of the start of class, or two (2) at-home or rapid test results taken 24 hours prior, and on the day of, Monday orientation.

HOW DO I SHOW PROOF OF NEGATIVE PCR OR LAMP TEST?

Please come with a digital or print copy of your negative results and be prepared to show a staff member at the Monday registration table.

PLEASE RESPECT THE RULES

We are committed to following national and local guidelines for safety while providing the best guest experience for your visit, and we prioritize the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and the community. These policies are subject to change as national and local guidelines are updated. Guests assume their own risk by entering campus buildings. If you are registering someone else, it is the responsibility of the purchaser to communicate these rules to the student. Together, our efforts will create a safe and enjoyable experience for all.

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