CONTACT

Cecil Con Staff
Staff@Cecil-Con.com

Web Master & Event Coordinator
Meredith S. K. Boas

Phone: 443-252-2800
Meredith@Cecil-Con.com

Cecil College
Shawn Markey

Phone: 443-907-1451
smarkey@cecil.edu

If you would like to teach a workshop at the convention then please fill out the application. We’d like to have you attend to make Cecil Con a success!

2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Workshops are in Con Space 2: Phys Ed Building

Workshop Room A: Classroom

Dynamic Drawing and the Self Publishing/Co-creative Process

Time: 11-12pm
Category: Comics and Art Portfolios

A catch all Q and A on making comics. As someone who has self published comics for over ten years while exhibiting at some of the biggest comic cons Buz wants to provide a space where new creators can ask the hard questions about the process. The Dynamic Drawing aspect will be demonstration on trouble areas for artists still honing their craft.

(Availability for extended portfolio reviews can be scheduled at my exhibitor table)

Instructor: Buz Hasson

Visit Buz Hasson in the Artist Alley/Dealer’s Room where he will have an info booth setup with more information. He will be doing portfolio reviews at his table throughout the day.

Artist Trading Card (ATC) Workshop

Time: 12-12:50pm
Category: Illustration

Materials Fee: $5
Instructor: Kat George

Calling all artists! Take some time during the con to create unique Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) and meet other artists. Each participant will have access to a wide variety of art papers and loaner art supplies to use during the workshop. Loaner art supplies will include pencils, colored pencils, fineliner pens, gel pens and illustration markers. ATC sleeves to protect your art will be provided as well. Participants are welcome to bring already completed ATCs to swap, create ATCs to swap during the workshop or simply just create ATCs to take home. Please keep in mind that workshop participants may be at different levels of skill or practice, so remember to be patient and respectful.

Pre-register for this Workshop! Here:

Registrant Name (required)

Registrant Email Address (required)

Please verify that you understand the following: (required)
I understand there is a $5 Materials Fee that I must pay at the start of the workshop

Meyow Studio Cecil Con Workshops Copic Marker BasicsCopic Marker Basics

Time: 1-1:50pm
Category: Illustration/Painting

Materials Fee: $20 (includes a set of 3 Copic Sketch Markers)
Instructor: Kat George

Have you always wanted to learn about drawing with Copic markers? Then this is the workshop for you! The workshop will cover basic info about Copic markers, blending tips and practice of techniques using Copic markers. Each participant will receive drawing paper and a set of 3 Copic sketch markers specially selected to use in the practice section of the workshop. Best of all, you get to take your 3 Copic markers home with you after class!

Pre-register for this Workshop! Here:

Registrant Name (required)

Registrant Email Address (required)

Please verify that you understand the following: (required)
I understand there is a $20 Materials Fee that I must pay at the start of the workshop

Toastmasters Public Speaking Workshop

Time: 2-2:50pm
Category: Public Speaking for sales, Networking, Socializing

The Nerd World needs leaders.  Leaders head Comic Cons, teach geeky workshops, record podcasts and video streams, run craft businesses, and master table top games.  These leaders must not only accomplish the extraordinary, they must communicate.  Join our Toastmasters Public Speaking Workshop to learn and demonstrate skills needed to succeed as a leader.
Visit www.toastmasters.org for more information.

Instructors: Anthony Witten, Elizabeth Carter, Cristol Johnson

Visit the Toastmasters in the Artist Alley/Dealer’s Room where they will have an info booth setup with more information.

Renga and More, Japanese Poetry Writing

Time: 3-3:50pm
Category: Writing

The Renga was a very popular Japanese collaborative poetry form, used to communicate over long distances, tell mythical tales, or an activity for the nobility to do in their spare time. The publishers of Local Gems Press will lead the attendees in writing a Renga together.

Instructors: James P. Wagner, Nick Hale

Local Gems Press has a table in the Artist/Author Alley with books available for sale and signings. Stop by and visit them!

Workshop Room B: Studio

Fun with Hoops

Time: 11-11:50am
Category: Hula Hooping

We will be teaching hula hoop tricks to attendees as well as doing a hula hoop competition, the winner will receive a mystery prize! No prior experience is needed, just come in and have fun.’

This workshop is taught by Cecil College’s Hoopnotic Club. If you’re a Cecil student join theme on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1005581052836530/

HULA HOOP CLUB! We create hoop flow dances and have fun together!

Instructors: Sequoia Kennedy, Kit Abeldt