Public Talk

Who is the Comics Artist?

14:00 — 15:00
The National Library of the Chuvash Republic 15 Lenin av., Cheboksary

The youth section of Open Lectures "Culture 2.0 Zoom" allows adolescents to orient themselves among various professions in the sphere of culture today. Guests of Open Lectures will talk about their careers, reveal their professional secrets, and share their thoughts about how technologies change their activities.

The comic book artist's profession became widely known in the XX century only in picture stories' golden age. Nowadays, a comic book artist's work implies not only creating visual images of a comic book or a graphic novel but an ability to tell the story. The public talk will be focused on Aleksey Kapninsky, Comic Book Artist and Book Illustrator who will reveal all the secrets of this profession, tell about his creative path and share some thoughts about the future of comic book artists in the age of development of high technologies.

What does the comic book artist's professional career start with? Does one need to learn the art of comics? How do artists attract attention to their work, and how can they start earning money with their pieces? Aleksey will answer these and many other questions during the public talk within Open Lectures "Culture 2.0 Zoom".