This 5-day workshop packs in the essentials for producing comics is led by this incredible comics teaching team: Daryl Seitchik and Filipa Estrela. Through lectures, exercises, and group projects, students learn about story structure, page composition, pacing, materials and techniques, character design, environmental drawing, and production. Students will collaborate on a comic anthology that they self-publish during the workshop. Create Comics is for both beginner and advanced students age 16 and over.
Week Schedule At-A-Glance
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.