ALL DAY LONG 11am-4pm
Peruse comics & art by our talented exhibitors
! Bring your used comics to participate in our communal comic swap
! And in the afternoon, Sarah & Debbie
will be hosting:
THE COMICS LAB @ DCAF
SATURDAY, MAY 21st
12:00 - 13:00
EVERY INCH A CAT WORKSHOP
Join us outdoors in the courtyard under the big red tent to draw a one-page comic with Elidasaur!
Elida Maiques is a visual artist with a strong line on comics. She has been self-publishing comics since 1999. She is a member of the Stray Lines collective, and an associate of the Plutón Cultural Centre. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and books such as “Gods and Monsters of Tomorrow”, “Rírá”, “Polen” or “Courageous Mayhem”.
13:00 - 15:00
PORTRAITS with JOHNNY CIGARETTE
Join us in the courtyard to have your portrait drawn by Johnny Cigarette for a tenner a pop!
Keith Kavanagh, Kav or Johnny Cigarette is an Irish Animator and Illustrator who enjoys the idea of making a living submitting videos to "You've Been Framed !"
15:00 - 15:30
LIVE DRAWING with ANTHEA WEST
Join us in the main hall where Anthea West will be showing us some live digital drawing on the projector!
A comic creator & illustrator from Dublin, Anthea West has been creating comics since 2010. Currently she has two webcomics, Fate and Dustbunnies.
SUNDAY, MAY 22nd
LIVE FIGURE DRAWING
Sharpen your pencils! Figure drawing model Shir Madness joins DCAF for 2 hours of costumed poses! This figure drawing session will be model-led and self-guided so bring your medium of choice and find a seat in the grass under the big red tent in the courtyard!
Multiple award winning international burlesque artist Shir Madness is a hoop dancer, costumier, model, and performer hailing from exotic distant lands. She is Miss Burlesque Dublin 2015, and Best Overall winner at Dublin Burlesque Festival 2016.
15:00 - 15:30
HUGH MADDEN PROCESS TALK
Join us in the main hall where Hugh Madden will break down his creative process for us on the projector!
Hugh is based in Dublin and works mainly in comics, street art and illustration. He’s heavily inspired by Irish history, myth and folklore, and the stories of the people around him.