28-29 September 2019 SEC Glasgow

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Come join like-minded fans as our industry experts take you through the world of comics, publishing, cosplay and more! Please note that spaces at these workshops are limited, so you will need to register your interest ahead of the show.

Cosplay Techniques: How to make a foam sword (with Artyfakes)

Date: Saturday 28 September  
Time: 10:00-12:00  

Nic and Tabitha from Artyfakes will be demonstrating how to create a sword from foam. During the demo you will be able to get a close up view of all the techniques, tools and materials, as well as have the opportunity to ask questions about any aspect of foam prop creation, in this more intimate “classroom” format. Nic and Tabitha also encourage attendees who want to get some hands-on training to get involved with the build.

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LGBT Youth Scotland Presents: Discord: a youth work game changer?  

Date: Saturday 28 September
Time: 12:30-13:30   

Join LGBT Youth Scotland as we develop a world-first platform for digital youth work, drawing on your knowledge and experience of Discord to shape how we engage with young people in the decades to come. Volunteer your ideas and opinions and be a part of our future.

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Becoming an environment artist in the games industry (with Niels Biliet)

Date: Saturday 28 September
Time: 14:00-15:00   

Niels Biliet, Senior Environment Artist at Rockstar Games, provides insight for aspiring game artists. What should you look for in a university course? How do you build a suitable portfolio? How should you present yourself at your first interview? Learn about these subjects, and get tips on how to improve your own art from a pro.

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Writing great comic book characters (with Ron Marz)

Date: Saturday 28 September
Time: 15:00-16:00

From Green Lantern to Witchblade, Ron Marz has plenty of experience in updating characters for new generations. Here, learn how to find the voice of the characters in your own comic creations, with advice on scriptwriting, dialogue and characterisation.

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SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER

Cosplay Techniques: How to make a foam shield (with Artyfakes)

Date: Sunday 29 September  
Time: 11:00-13:00   

Nic and Tabitha from Artyfakes will be demonstrating how to create a domed shield from foam. This will include adding straps and a clay foam centre boss. Every attendee will also be given a sample of foam clay to experiment with and pick up a few sculpting tips. During the demo you will be able to get a close up view of all the techniques, tools and materials, as well as have the opportunity to ask questions about any aspect of foam prop creation, in this more intimate classroom format. Nic and Tabitha also encourage attendees who want to get some hands-on training to get involved with the build.

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How to launch a comics crowdfunding campaign (with Bart Sears)

Date: Sunday 29 September
Time: 13:30-14:30

Bart Sears has successfully launched two Kickstarter campaigns for his art books on how to draw comic book characters. Here, the artist of books like Legends of the Dark Knight and X-O Manowar gives tips on the process of launching a comic book-related crowdfunding campaign.

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Finding your style as a cartoonist (with Neil Slorance)

Date: Sunday 29 September
Time: 15:00-16:00  

The artist behind the cartoon Dungeon Run and Doctor Who strips walks you through how he found his distinctive style as a cartoonist, and how you can discover your own as an artist.

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Special Guests

Meet the people behind your favourite characters from film and TV, video games, and online personalities! 

Comic Village

Take a stroll down the streets of Comic Village at MCM Comic Con and find your newest indie comic favourite!

Cosplay Central

Whether you're a professional cosplayer or just getting started with your first costume, Cosplay Central has all the tips, tricks, and help you could need! 

MCM Main Stage

Roll up, roll up because MCM Scotland Comic Con’s special guests are taking to the Main Stage ready to answer your questions! Just take a seat!

MCM Live Stage

The fan favourite stage is back with a new name, look, hosts & line-up and double the anarchy!

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