Events Schedule

All events are FREE, please pop along on the day to sign up and jump in. Please arrive 5 mins before the start of each workshop.

12pm How to Draw – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Tanya Roberts
Join Tanya Roberts for a fun workshop to get you started in thinking visually and drawing great comics! Tanya is an international comics artist best known for her work on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Boom!’s Toy Story, Titan Comics’ How to Train Your Dragon, and Plagued: The Miranda Chronicles from BHP Comics.
Cutting Room, 12 – 12.45pm FREE Cutting Room| For All Ages

2pm How to write a comic with Gary Chudleigh
Award-winning writer Gary Chudleigh gives you the ultimate guide to creating characters and writing comics! He’ll take you through the dos and don’ts of creating believable characters as well as planning exciting plots for your first comic!
Cutting Room,14- 14:45pm FREE | For All Ages

3pm Risograph demonstration
Riso printing is quick, cheap, colourful and perfect for comics! Curious? Meet artist Gordon Shaw, whose comic Rick 4 launches at this year’s ECAF. Find out how to prepare your artwork for riso, and see just how easy the process can be!
Blueprint Studio, 15-15:45pm, FREE | For All Ages

All Day
Banshee – An exhibition by Out of the Blueprint resident artists Eli Spencer and Sophie Robin. The artists will be showcasing their new publication, with signed copies and exclusive merch available.
Meet the artists/signing, 3.30pm

Launch of the Blueprint 12!
The ink’s barely dry! We’re celebrating twelve new comics from young zinesters and comic makers from across Scotland, debuting at this year Comic Art Festival! Available from the Blueprint stall.

Print your own ECAF T-shirt
One day only! Choose your tee and hand-pull your very own, limited edition screen-printed T-shirt! (£5)
Spaces are limited