Teens get animated

Lovett is a graphic novel artist who has over 30 years experience and has worked for everyone

Teens can learn everything they need to know to create a graphic novel at an upcoming workshop at the Campbell River Art Gallery with artist Glen Lovett.

Lovett is a graphic novel artist who has over 30 years experience and has worked for everyone from Disney TV to Warner Brothers to Hanna Barbera, Nickelodeon and more. Lovett will help young artists aged 13-17 learn how to design characters, write a story and plot out a graphic novel during an intensive two-day workshop Wednesday, Oct. 3 and Thursday, Oct. 4 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. both days. Day One will feature a presentation about how to create a graphic novel, with a step by step demo from script to finished comic book. Lovett will also discuss the process of animation storyboarding for TV and film. On Day Two, bring along your own ideas and art as well as your questions about writing, characters, layout composition and more.

The cost for the workshop is $76.36 for members of the Campbell River Art Gallery and $86.36 for non-members.

Lovett is originally from Australia and has had a long career creating storyboards and designs for animation companies. He’s also a graphic novelist, whose award-winning ‘Jasper’ series, about the adventures of a girl and her Siberian Husky are currently available for purchase in the Campbell River Art Gallery Gift Shop

Stop by the Campbell River Art Gallery Tuesday to Saturdays from 12-5 p.m., call 250-287-2261, e-mail admin@crartgallery.ca or check out www.crartgallery.ca to find out more about this great teen class.