A lot can be communicated about a person or animal through their physical appearance. Understanding the way the body looks and works helps illustrators draw characters that convey personality. This course will teach students how to create real or imaginary characters—in any style—that are consistent and physically believable.
Intro to voice-overs will give an overview of both the art and business of voice-overs. Learn about the different types of voice-overs and which may be best suited to you.
Discover how to read and prepare copy for an audition or recording.
Find out what it takes to build your own studio, where you can start making money auditioning and recording from home.
Hear about how to get an agent or manager who will send you on auditions and the do’s and don’ts of live auditioning.
Take a tour of and see what to do once you are in a professional voice-over studio.
Get answers to all of your voice-over questions!
Location: Q.E.D. Astoria, Astoria, Queens
Satisfying and compelling stories of up to 500 words. There are no restrictions on subject, style, or genre. The contest is open to writers who live, work, or study in Westchester and the surrounding counties.
The winner will receive $100, publication in the upcoming issue, and two copies of the journal.
This comic book con is being held in a spacious 3,000+ sq ft ballroom just off the main lobby. Parking is easy and free in the hotel’s own lot. Admission is $3.00
Location: Holiday Inn, Hasbrouck Heights
Celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with our Oshogatsu event filled with the traditional activities of rice pounding, calligraphy, lion dancing and more! After trying your hand at different crafts and activities, watch a taiko drumming performance at 1:30 or 2:30 pm, then join a brief post-performance audience practice session. With activities for the whole family, you are sure to ring in the New Year with great joy!
Location: Japan Society, Manhattan
Join comedians Brian McGuinness (Playable Characters Podcast) and TJ Del Reno (Unlimited Lives Radio) as they watch the audience play mostly terrible video games with funny commentary. Joined by their merry guild of funny friends. Prizes to be had as well!
Location: Q.E.D. Astoria, Queens
A ton of creators (some we know, some we hope to meet soon) have come together and put an anthology together called Mine! in support of Planned Parenthood with profits going to support the organization.
Hang out with Dave Kelly (So What Press), Matt Miner (Gwar Orgasmageddon, Toe Tag Riot), Liana Kangas (Independent comic artist and contributor) and Fabian Lelay (Jade Street Protection Services) and Jude Vigants (Independent artist and contributor).
Writers and artists will be signing copies of the book that we’ll have for sale and artists will be sketching for customers too!
Location: East Side Mags, Montclair, NJ