During AthensCon, workshops of special interest will take place in specially designed rooms.
Further below you will find the analytical program, as well as information / details about the projects that will be covered in each workshop, but also the elite presenters who have undertaken them.
Participation at workshops is free. Those that are interested can participate by filling out the form of interest below. Strictly 50 places per workshop. For places that have not been pre-booked, priority order will be served. Fill out the form of interest to pre-book your place at the workshop of your interest. Those interested who pre-book a place in the workshop will be informed via e-mail. On the day of the workshop participants must go through the information desk to register their presence.Also, participants should be in the workshop room at least 10 minutes before the start time. Latecomers will not be admitted to the workshop room after the start time.
We remind you that entrance to the workshop is free but to enter AthensCon you must purchase a ticket.
SATURDAY 26 NOVEMBER
Game Design From Theory to Practice
Elina Rainioti, Konstantinos Lekkas, Vaggelis Bagiartakis, Anastasios Grigoriadis How to transform an idea for a board game into an actual design.
How to make your cosplay more comfortable for convention wear
Making costumes can be tricky, and wearing them even so! In this panel, Lucid Belle will be giving her best tips and tricks to show
Traditional Comic Cover process: From sketching to final color art with oil paint
Traditional Comic Cover Process from sketching to final color art with oil paint. Master cover artist Carla Cohen is going to guide us through the
Do you have a story you want to tell? Awesome where to start and how to continue. Rafa Sandoval will tell you the A, B,
How to do and present a working portfolio for a publisher
Have you ever wanted to make a portfolio to show a publisher? Laura Braga shows us the do’s and don’ts of making a successful work
Anatomy of a page: From script to layout to final lineart.
David Baldeon will breakdown the process of drawing a comic page. How to apply your art to have the best result from reading the script
Audition Masterclass with Chris Jaymes: The Art of the Self Tape
Self Tapes have allowed actors from around the globe to audition without having to live in Los Angeles, New York, or London, changing the game
SUNDAY 27 NOVEMBER
Frank Quitely will examine interior pages, covers, and illustrations, and explain how these images tell stories.
Relation of Traditional Art and Comics
In our days it is widely accepted, that comics are a form of art. But how are they are related to traditional art? Maestro Lucio
Fred Van Lente
Start Your Story Engines: Writing for an On-Going Series
Do you have an idea for an on going series — for comics, TV, anything? The Comic Book History of Comics author Fred Van Lente
Luca Laca Montagliani
“Infernal Vision from Paradise – How to create erotic and horrifying characters in Comics”
Luca Laca Montagliani the creator of Supiria will reveal to you the secrets of erotic comics and show you who to create your own.
The Creation of an Alter Ego
Creating an alter ego, a second and usually secret identity for an existing hero is not an easy task. Especially when it has to do