Comicsaa! is an initiative by Javed Imthiaz, writer, designer and artist trained at the Sequential Artists Workshop, Gainesville, Florida.
Javed’s touring India giving talks and conducting workshops on Comics and how they can be an awesome means of communication.
Talk on Design and Comics at the Department of Design, IIT H.
One-day comics workshop, as part of ‘Erudite,’ at the Mahindra Ecole Centrale, Hyderabad.
Pictures and Words: A one-day workshop on Comics Storytelling and Photojournalism at Lamakaan, Hyderabad
Pictures and Words: A one-day workshop on Comics Storytelling and Photojournalism, by Javed Imthiaz (The Sequential Artists Workshop, United States) and Rahul M. (Photojournalist, India). This workshop will introduce participants to the fundamentals of telling stories using pictures and words at the same time. It will cover the genres of comics (strips and graphic novels) and narrative non-fiction. The first part of the workshop will take a close look at the process of making comics: What are the techniques used by some of the best practitioners? What are the pains behind making a single comic strip or a page of a graphic novel? How do good comics work? The second part will explore the narrative, aesthetic and ethical challenges of the combined role of writer and image-maker of non-fiction stories. Discover the complexities and challenges of telling a story effectively with pictures and words. Come along! Time: 10:30 – 16:30.
Please email to confirm your participation: firstname.lastname@example.org
For some time now, Javed had been drawing, writing and sleeping at the Sequential Artists Workshop, Florida. He’s in back in India to do some comics, share his skills and ideas. He’s also at work on a comics project mentored by Tom Hart, author of New York Times No. 1 best-selling graphic novel, Rosalie Lightning. In India, Javed is Associate Creative Director at Yara Communications.
Rahul was the Photo-Coordinator of The Caravan until he disappeared, travelled and wrote, and photographed, stories that appeared in The Caravan magazine. And other places like Pari. In his obsessive quest for stories and pictures, he has broken many hearts, bones, and cameras – mostly his own.