Being Creative

Explore your creativity!

Would you like to learn to make your own comics and graphic novels?

Comic artist, Janice Liu, will guide you through the entire process of creating a one-page comic story, from brainstorming to scriptwriting to artwork. Artists will learn new skills, develop their stories, and finish the series with their very own comic! 

This Comic Making Workshop series is best suited for kids and tweens aged 10-14. For more info, email Kaley at YoungK@nvdpl.ca or Jessie at HawkesJ@nvdpl.ca.

Janice Liu is the owner & instructor at Young Artists' Place. She graduated from the University of Toronto, and has been teaching art since 2013. Janice is the comic artist of Chicken Soup & Goji Berries 中药鸡汤, a bilingual graphic novel published in 2019. She was also one of the contributors to Shuster Award-winning, Wayward Sisters: An Anthology of Monstrous Women.

This meeting will take place on Zoom. What you’ll need: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam for Zoom; or your smartphone/tablet. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the event. We will be using Zoom Meetings, so your mic and video will be turned off when you enter the event.

Location:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Would you like to learn to make your own comics and graphic novels?

Comic artist, Janice Liu, will guide you through the entire process of creating a one-page comic story, from brainstorming to scriptwriting to artwork. Artists will learn new skills, develop their stories, and finish the series with their very own comic! 

This Comic Making Workshop series is best suited for kids and tweens aged 10-14. For more info, email Kaley at YoungK@nvdpl.ca or Jessie at HawkesJ@nvdpl.ca.

Janice Liu is the owner & instructor at Young Artists' Place. She graduated from the University of Toronto, and has been teaching art since 2013. Janice is the comic artist of Chicken Soup & Goji Berries 中药鸡汤, a bilingual graphic novel published in 2019. She was also one of the contributors to Shuster Award-winning, Wayward Sisters: An Anthology of Monstrous Women.

This meeting will take place on Zoom. What you’ll need: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam for Zoom; or your smartphone/tablet. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the event. We will be using Zoom Meetings, so your mic and video will be turned off when you enter the event.

Location:
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn to make beautiful and elegant ornaments out of book pages!

One of our crafty librarians will demonstrate how to make these ornaments and will be happy to answer your questions. We’ll put together materials for you (book pages and ornament supplies)— you’ll just need to call 604-987-4471, ext.8175 or email info@nvdpl.ca to pick up materials from the library. You will need to have your own paper cutter or scissors, a stapler, tacky glue, and buttons or stickers or other colourful things to decorate your ornaments!

This meeting will take place on Zoom. What you’ll need: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam for Zoom; or your smartphone/tablet. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the event. We will be using Zoom Meetings, so your mic and video will be turned off when you enter the event.

Location:
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Would you like to learn to make your own comics and graphic novels?

Comic artist, Janice Liu, will guide you through the entire process of creating a one-page comic story, from brainstorming to scriptwriting to artwork. Artists will learn new skills, develop their stories, and finish the series with their very own comic! 

This Comic Making Workshop series is best suited for kids and tweens aged 10-14. For more info, email Kaley at YoungK@nvdpl.ca or Jessie at HawkesJ@nvdpl.ca.

Janice Liu is the owner & instructor at Young Artists' Place. She graduated from the University of Toronto, and has been teaching art since 2013. Janice is the comic artist of Chicken Soup & Goji Berries 中药鸡汤, a bilingual graphic novel published in 2019. She was also one of the contributors to Shuster Award-winning, Wayward Sisters: An Anthology of Monstrous Women.

This meeting will take place on Zoom. What you’ll need: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam for Zoom; or your smartphone/tablet. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the event. We will be using Zoom Meetings, so your mic and video will be turned off when you enter the event.

Location:
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm