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Autobio or Die! - Round Two- a diary comics workshop

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Comics are the perfect, multimodal approach to capture and share the essence of what our subjective lives feel like. Using drawing, writing, diagramming and the collage-like capacity of comics, attendees will learn how to keep a comics diary and how their comics can be used for reflection, meditation, and healing.  Join Create at Full Pint for Round Two with teaching artist, Juan Jose Fernandez. He will use a similar structure as Round One, but with new exercises. Feel free to join in whether or not you participated in his June class.  Attendees will experience a wide range of published and self-published autobiographic comics, will learn how to use the comics grid to pace out stories, and will learn how to play the dance between images and words in comics. This workshop is deeply inspired by the comics of Lynda Barry. Taught by Juan Jose Fernandez of Pittsburgh Comics Salon! SKILL LEVEL: If you can draw a silly-looking batman, have ever kept a diary or journal or like to free write, this workshop is for you.  All materials are included in the class fee. Also, your first draft beer or soda is included, too! There is food available on Monday evenings and other types of drinks- not included in your fee. FAQ Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? 21+ and over only What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? There is free street parking along Butler Street and side streets. The 91 bus stops a short block away. What can I bring into the event? All materials are provided, but feel free to bring additional drawing implements, if you like.   What's the refund policy? From the student side: Refunds can be given for any reason up to 48 hours before class starts. No refunds less than 48 hours before class starts. If you can't make it to the workshop, then you can instead transfer your ticket to another person. From the organizers side: We need at least 4 students in order to run the class. We will notify students