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A tightly cropped photo shows a hand illustrating comic panes featuring an anthropomorphic turtle

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July 21, 2020

Camp-in-Place #AtHomeArt: Comic Relief

Illustrating stories with Camp Contemporary instructor Angel Little
A figure looks into the camera from a home music studio
Camp Contemporary instructor Angel Little is a hip-hop teacher, motivational speaker, LEGO® robotics engineer, full track programmer, youth pastor and more.

Camp-in-Place #AtHomeArt projects from Camp Contemporary instructors and Youth and Family staff. Sponsored by SONIC Drive-In.

Have you ever wanted to make your own comic, manga or graphic novel? Today's Camp-in-Place #AtHomeArt project will teach you the basics of laying out your illustrations sequentially, in a way that best serves the story you want to tell. Camp Contemporary instructor Angel Little will introduce the common concepts and go through the initial steps to develop and design a comic layout. Whether you are just curious or want to dive deep, this video will get your feet wet and inspire you to go to the next level!

A display of materials including a ruler, blank sheet of paper, black Sharpie and set of ink pens

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Angel Little is a hip-hop teacher, motivational speaker, LEGO® robotics engineer, full track programmer, youth pastor and more. Angel started his passion of growing the community in Lawton, at the young age of 14, co-facilitating Art in the Park, a yearly outdoor art presentation and interactive learning engagement. Since then, he has gone on to create and support numerous endeavors. One of his key programs is ONESoul, a series of event initiatives to raise the awareness of equal opportunities for the arts among youth. Angel is also a teaching artist at Oklahoma Contemporary, where he has inspired the next generation for over seven years and co-curated the art exhibition, Not For Sale. He plans to continue activating community-based organizations, programs and events all over the United States.


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Oklahoma City, OK 73103
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