See you at #SKiP 2017 June 23-24! @sketchapractice

I’m so excited and honored to be hosting two sessions at SKETCHING IN PRACTICE (SKiP) 2017 June 23-24, 2017 at SFU’s Goldcorp Centre!

SKETCHING IN PRACTICE (SKiP) is a two-day symposium that explores the construction of meanings through sketching. In 2016 we brought in scholars and practitioners from diverse backgrounds to explore the question, What happens when we draw? Last year we looked inward. This year we peer outward, asking Where does sketching lead to action? This year we are focusing on the HOW and WHY particular visual strategies are used to achieve a goal.

 

Session 1: Molly- a true crime analysis online graphic novel [PRESENTATION]

Participants will learn about Katarina’s 14+ year involvement in Canada’s most important unsolved cold case- The Babes in the Wood (as profiler, researcher, now writer/illustrator) and how she now uses an online weekly serial format (Jan 15-Nov 19 2017) to present her work.

Participants will learn:

• about the case and how Katarina got involved
• how her relationship with the case evolved over time
• how drawing is essential to the work
• how the decision to go online came about
• the importance of visual storytelling and the use of music to enhance the experience
• simple visual techniques to tell their own story

Katarina will share openly about her passion project/life’s work through audiovisual and take the participants through a Lynda Barry inspired story project.

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Session 2: Drawn Together Wheatpaste/Street Art Project [WORKSHOP]

Participants will:

• learn how creative engagement builds connections, creates safe space and fosters dialogue
• learn about the use of street art techniques to engage community
• experience hands on drawing and wheatpaste techniques and as a group create a mural.

Kat uses a friendly “follow me” approach that takes the participants through in depths drawing techniques.  The resulting drawings are cut out and used in a group mural.

No previous drawing experience necessary!
Project tools will be supplied!

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Friday, June 23rd,
Saturday, June 24th

This event is held in partnership with Simon Fraser University’s, Faculty of Communication Art and Technology; School of Interactive Art and Technology; Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences; and the Teaching and Learning Center.

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SPECIAL THANKS TO JASON TOAL

 

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