Have you ever created your own comic book or manga characters or thought about making your own comic books? Atlanta based Fore Runner Comics artist/ writer Vincent E. Allen is here to teach you step by step practical ways to develop your own style, create & design your own characters, their powers & stories without the big time production costs. All artwork is completed using everyday pencils, pens, colored pencils, affordable markers, paper and practice. Topics include developing your visual creativity to create poses, positioning, panels, angles, action, and emotion as well as exploring the creative aspects of plotting, personality traits, pacing your story, and writing dialog. Vincent will work with you and your classmates to elect a group/ team name for the all of the characters developed. Each student's character will be featured in a printed copy of The Spruill Character Guide Comic Book, published by Fore Runner Comics. See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.