Allan Dotson is a comics artist and fantasy illustrator. In this program students will be led through drawing a one-page comic.
Students will learn how to pencil and ink a close-up, long shot, and action shot on paper. Follow along with Allan’s teachings and get ready to draw a one page comic of your own using the tips and templates provided in the guide.
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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’s first graphic novel, Critters: Underdark 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.