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Introducing our Creative Craft Workshops. This ongoing project showcases professional artists that want to share their creative process with you! These fun and educational workshops will be offered FREE of charge in the San Antonio area. Subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Facebook to be among the first to get all the details!

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This workshop features Texas native Sam Lotfi, whose fascination with storytelling, mythology, and folklore began with comic books, cartoons, and books of all kinds from the school library. Sam is co-creator/artist of the psychological supernatural thriller LAST STOP ON THE RED LINE with co-creator/writer Paul Maybury (published by Dark Horse Comics).

Among many applicants and fierce competition, Sam is one of the 8 talented artists who were selected for the DC Talent Development Artist Workshop Class of 2016. During the workshop Sam was taught by and studied under comic book legends Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson, and Jim Lee. His comic and cover artwork is published in DC’s CYBORG #21 & #22 (cover art) and in the DC NEW TALENT SHOWCASE where he worked on DOCTOR FATE with writer David Accampo and also on HARLEY QUINN with writer Joelle Jones.


In addition, he worked on DC Superman GIANT and Flash GIANT books; as well as SECRET SQUIRREL in SCOOBY APOCALYPSE with writers Keith Giffen & J.M. DeMatteis. His other works include Marvel/Icon’s PAINKILLER JANE: PRICE OF FREEDOM with writer Jimmy Palmiotti, IDW’s TMNT, MICRONAUTS and HASBRO HEROES (cover art), Dynamite’s ASH VS THE ARMY OF DARKNESS, Devil’s Due/1Frist Comics LARK’S KILLER with writer Bill Willingham, and PUBLIC RELATIONS with writer Matthew Sturges.

Sam has also worked on a number of projects with Powerhouse Animation and various gaming studios: Sony Online Entertainment - DC UNIVERSE ONLINE; Vigil Games - DARKSIDERS 2; Stoic Studio - THE BANNER SAGA; Junction Point Studios Disney - EPIC MONKEY 1 & 2; and various other commercials such as LOONEY TUNES and short animated films like NURSING HOLMES. Sam is also the character desinger and storyboard artist on the short animated film RED TAPE, winner of Best Short Animated Film at the Burbank International Film Festival directed by David St. Clair and produced by

Joe Rothenberg Animation.

what this workshops will cover

* What is sequential art?

* Time in panels

* Balloon placement

* Crossing the 180

* Page Turns & Reveals

* Building a Scene

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