Cloudscape Comics


Final Cloud Shop: Perspective with Jonathon Dalton

The final Cloud Shop of the year is this Thursday at 7:30, the Cloudscape HQ. Learn perspective with Cloudscape co-founder Jonathon Dalton!  Spend time polishing your backgrounds with some handy tricks for drawing any number of vanishing points with as few headaches as possible.

To register for this free workshop, go to Cloud Shop: Perspective.

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Publish your graphic novel through Cloudscape Comics

Though we at Cloudscape are best known for our quality comic anthologies, we also  publish the graphic novels of individual members, such as Kathleen Gros’ Last Night at Wyrmwood High, Steve LeCouilliard’s Una the BladeSean Karemaker’s Feast of Fields, and Jason Turner’s Fir Valleyas well as Bevan Thomas’ Gene Day Award-winning duo of Epic Canadiana collections.  We are currently looking for new books to publish, and the next one could very well be yours.

Do you have an idea for a new graphic novel in any genre? Or perhaps are you interested in publishing a compilation of your webcomic or even in editing a comic anthology of your own? We have the experience and resources to help make that happen. To learn more, check out Pitching a Comic to Cloudscape. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Mural Festival Tomorrow!

Reminding everyone that the Vancouver Mural Festival is tomorrow. This is Vancouver’s largest free public art celebration, and we at Cloudscape will be on-site doing a live comic jam. The individual panels we will be painting will ultimately be put on display around our lovely HQ. We encourage you to participate!

The festival is this Saturday from noon to 6:00 PM. It is located on Main Street between 7th and 12th Ave., excluding Broadway, as well as in the Main-Quebec laneway, from Broadway to 4th, and in the EasyPark parking lot at the SW corner of Main Street and 7th Ave. We will be at booth 6.  For more information about the event, visit the Vancouver Mural Festival website.

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No Cloudscape meeting on Wednesday, December 21.

This Wednesday, December the 21st, is pretty close to Christmas, and it’s a good bet a lot of you will be very busy getting ready for the celebration (certainly, many of the board will be!). That being the case, there will not be a Cloudscape meeting this week. The next meeting will the week after, on December 28th. If you can’t make it to that, then we’ll see you in the new year.

Happy holidays!

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Cloudscape’s latest anthology is on Kickstarter!


Cloudscape’s latest comics anthology is on Kickstarter! Bones of the Coast is a full-colour, 220+ page comic anthology, chock-full of horror from the Pacific Northwest. Simultaneously haunting and hauntingly beautiful, BOTC is guaranteed to tickle your fancy. The anthology features 35 different creators from British Columbia, the Pacific Northwest, and abroad–and the stories within are sure to thrill and terrify. For more information, visit the Bones of the Coast Kickstarter and order your copy today!

 

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Cloudscape at Creative Ink

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Convention season is starting up and I’d to remind everyone that Cloudscape will be prominently featured at a exciting new convention: the Creative Ink Festival for Writers, Readers, and Artists on May 6-8. Unlike many other conventions, the focus at Creative Ink will be on creating stories and art yourself rather than simply enjoying those created by others. There will be panels with several people discussing various writing and art topics, as well as single-person presentations. There will also be readings by authors, displays by artists, and an expo of people selling their goodies (books, art, etc), as well as Blue Pencil sessions where writers can get feedback on their writing from professionals and pitch sessions where people can pitch their projects to various editors and publishers. Many artists from Cloudscape will be giving various presentations on writing and drawing comics, creating webcomics, and many other topics. It will be a lot of fun. So sign-up for Creative Ink and we hope to see you all there next month!

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