Tuesday June 7, 2022

Online Event

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Get the Inside Scoop: Creating Graphic Novels!

Imaginations Ignite! Events for Schools

Presented in partnership with Wellington County Library

Presenters: Jade Armstrong (author/illustrator), KC Oster (illustrator), Dom Pelletier (author/illustrator)

For ages: 9–12 (but all aspiring artists welcome)

Event Description: Have you ever wondered about the work that goes into creating a graphic novel? What comes first – the art or the story? How do storyboards work? Can the colour palette affect the way the reader interacts with the story? Discover all this and more as Jade Armstrong, KC Oster, and Dom Pelletier share the steps involved in creating a graphic novel.

Learning themes: The creative process, generating ideas, developing a plan, posing questions, gathering information, exploring and experimenting with arts elements and techniques, revising/refining work, understanding audiences.

This event will include live ASL interpretation.

Please note: A recording of this event will be available from Monday June 13 – Monday June 27. Register to receive a post-event email with details regarding the recording.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.



Jade Armstrong

Scout is Not a Band Kid
Published by Random House Graphic
(Penguin Random House Canada)

KC Oster

Rabbit Chase
By Elizabeth LaPensée
Illustrated by KC Oster, Translated by Aarin Dokum
Published by Annick Press

Dom Pelletier

Revenge of the Bigfoot (The Lunch Club #4)
Published by Scholastic Canada

Need the book? Purchase a copy from one of our bookselling partners:

ONTARIO

Almonte: Mill Street Books, 613-256-9090
Guelph: The Bookshelf, 519-821-3311 x1
Kitchener: Words Worth Books, 519-884-2665
Ottawa: Octopus Books, 613-233-2589
Toronto: Another Story Bookshop, 416-462-1104

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Lower Mainland: Black Bond Books, [email protected] (ask about educator discounts!)

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