Get On Beat for Culture Days by learning to draw a detailed scene of a dancing humanoid character. Through guided demonstrations and audio samples, fantasy illustrator and comics artist, Allan Dotson will share tips and techniques. Register your classroom and prepare to capture the gesture and energy of music, in drawing.
Thank you to North Valley Elementary, Neudorf for hosting these broadcasts.Register for programs
Allan Dotson is a comic artist, illustrator, game designer, and educator. He loves monsters, robots, action heroes, and using drawing to tell stories. Allan’s comics have been published by Regina’s Valuable Comics collective, the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (Millennium Development Goal series), and Regina Public Library (Four Tall Tales: A Graphic History of the Regina Public Library). His online Monster a Day project features over a thousand drawings, and his artwork is on permanent display in the Saskatchewan Legislative Building and Regina downtown. Allan ongoing Critters webcomic is a humorous fantasy adventure story about a group of child monsters struggling to survive and learning about friendship.
Allan has taught comics creation, creative writing, and game design at the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Center, and in Regina schools through the CREATE program. When Allan isn’t drawing, reading, or teaching comics, he enjoys climbing trees, and playing Dungeons & Dragons.