Comics

Drawing animals – comic workshop with children (aged 6 – 10)

October 21st, 2015 Posted In: Comics Tags: , , , , , , ,

I am facilitating three workshops on drawing animals for children as part of the children’s comic festival in Malmö (I seriernas värld) and the children’s biennale (Bästa Biennalen). The workshops are being held at the city archive (Stadsarkivet) on: Saturday 24 October,  12 noon – 2pm Tuesday 27 October,  12 noon – 2pm Thursday 29 […]

Comics, cosplay and child-catching – a weekend at Copenhagen Comics

Continuing my tour of Nordic comic festivals, I took the train from Malmö, over the always impressive Øresund Bridge (perhaps familiar to viewers of The Bridge) to attend Copenhagen Comics, a biennial comic fest. Their website and programmes are, bizarrely when so much else is translated into English in the Nordic countries, only available in […]

Jeder Mensch ein Künstler?

I visited Copenhagen with my friend Rebecca on Saturday. We did our usual mix of art, walking, chat and food, this time with the added fun of a canal boat tour (where a bunch of very rowdy Dutch guys confirmed that everyone can be a loud, annoying tourist, no matter where you are from). This […]

Fun and Games at the First-ever Fanzine Festival in Malmö

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March 2015, it was time for the jellyfish to hit the town again. Which they did, in their own inimitable style. The fanzine festival was a lot of fun, and since it was held in main library of Malmö, a lot of people came by. I took the opportunity […]

Zine Fest. Ungdomshuset Copenhagen

On a sunny 11th October I made my way to Ungdomshuset (Young People’s House) in Copenhagen for the very first fanzine festival in Copenhagen. My partners-in-crime were comic artists Alexandra Hansen and Charlotta Lindqvist. We presented an anthology of short comics of our own work and that of classmates from “Comics and Visual Narrative” at […]

You have to simply start making your work, and go public with your work, then raise the stakes, and do it again.

Jessica Abel