Working for a major comic-book company is a dream for many artists. With a legendary stable of characters such as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman it is a place you can make your mark on the industry.
The Artist Workshop is a program that DC runs each year where the chosen ones will spend two weeks working with amazing talent like Jim Lee, Geoff Johns, Klaus Jansen and Andy Kubert.
It has running since 2015, each year they select a lucky few who are given the opportunity to work with some of the best the company has to offer and see their work published in a one-shot that will be released in November.
Check out the press release below:
DC Announces Artist Workshop Class of 2017
After reviewing hundreds of submissions during a competitive review process, the DC Talent Development team has identified six aspiring artists to participate in a two-week Artist Workshop hosted at DC’s Burbank headquarters. The workshop is led by industry veterans Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson and DC Publisher Jim Lee.
Members of the 2017 class include Amancay Nahuelpan (from Chile; YOUNG TERRORISTS, CLANDESTINO, CALEXIT), Aneke (from Spain; RED SONJA, BOMBSHELLS, GOTHAM CITY GARAGE), Domo Stanton (from Baltimore; THE BIG CON JOB, PREZ), Isaac Goodhart (from New York; POSTAL), Max Raynor (from the United Kingdom; 2000 AD, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA), and Priscilla Petraites (from Brazil; BRILLIANT TRASH).
“Once again we were thrilled and overwhelmed by the level of talent represented in the 2017 Artist Workshop submissions,” stated DC’s Vice President & Executive Editor, Young Reader & Talent Development, Bobbie Chase. “This year’s class represents the best up-and-coming artists in comics and they are poised to gain invaluable insight and experience through working with and learning from Jim, Klaus and Andy.”
DC’s Talent Development Workshop began in 2015 and has resulted in several participants receiving new assignments from DC editorial. The upcoming one-shot comic NEW TALENT SHOWCASE 2017 #1 will be released on November 29, and will feature stories from DC Talent Development Workshop alumni. Class of 2017 DC Writers Workshop participants were previously announced.
For more information visit the DC Talent Development Workshop website.
Information courtesy of DC Entertainment