Mark Mariano is an award winning cartoonist and creative whirlwind that loves to make games and toys, and tell stories through comics and picture books. His books include Claire Lost Her Bear at the World’s Fair, Puddleton Farm: Ewing! What Are You Doing?, and Far Out Firehouse. Mark and his wife Megan are the creators of Mundane. Mark is an Adventure Time cover artist, a contributor to Aw Yeah Comics!, The Sakai Project from Dark Horse, and Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream. As proud organizer of the traveling Kids Love Comics Pavilion for several comic conventions, Mark assembles the roster of super-talented artists, and creates the programming. Being an advocate of comics in the classroom, he enjoys visiting schools and sharing his love of art and storytelling.
If You Can Write the Alphabet, YOU CAN DRAW!
Friday October 22, 2021 4:00 pm | Room: Kids Love Comics Pavilion
Do you think you can draw? NO? Perfect! This workshop is for you! Draw along with award winning cartoonist Mark Mariano, as he provides simple techniques to make an artist out of anyone who can write the alphabet.
Friday October 22, 2021 5:00 pm | Room: Kids Love Comics Pavilion
Kids face off against the adults in a drawing contest that celebrates childhood! Both sides will draw products, toys, TV shows, and characters from their childhood. The opposing side has to guess what it is.
Saturday October 23, 2021 2:00 pm | Room: Kids Love Comics Pavilion
It’s a cooking competition without the cooking! Using ingredients suggested from the crowd, which artist will draw the most creative meal?
Sunday October 24, 2021 2:00 pm | Room: Kids Love Comics Pavilion
Random words, thoughts, and ideas, combined with artistic talent of all levels makes this the most incredible interactive workshop you will ever attend. Sit back and enjoy the show or grab a marker and join in. This collaborative art experiment is sure to yield plenty of laughs and fantastic art that you can win!