| Comic Workshop On Tropical Island

Posted on Nov 28, 2018

This weekend, BumiLangit Comic editor, had a chance to share about Indonesian comic thru workshops at Pangkalpinang, Bangka Belitung province, Sumatra.

Flew one hour flight from Jakarta, Rizqi R. Mosmarth, better known as Ecky, spent 3 days sharing on the comic making workshops.

On the first day, November 1st 2018, with audiences from Pramuka (Indonesia boyscouts and girlscouts) who were having a National Camping Event (Pertinas SWBB). They are coming from across Indonesia. Banten, West Java, Jogjakarta, Lombok, South Sulawesi, and many more.

Second day was the continuation from the first, not only with the scouts, now they shared the info from the first day, to the students of Merawang 1 High School, Bangka Induk. After the sharing session, they make short comic together.

On the third day, with new place and new participants. This time was at the capitol of Bangka Belitung, Pangkalpinang. Around 50 students from Pangkalpinang 3 High School join the fun of comic making and also enjoy the information updates about Indonesia comic scene.

The topic on the workshop were about comic waking process, how to write a story, and of course, tips & trick on how to draw comics. We also share some information on the advancement and opportunitiea of indonesia comic industry.

Surprisingly, even in a place far from our headoffice in Jakarta, most of the students knew and read BumiLangit comics. Popular titles like Virgo and the Sparklings, Si Buta dari Gua Hantu, and Aquanus, are among the well known comics for Bangka students.

Big round up applause for your warm reception Bangka! We hope our session can motivate more youngsters to join the adventures of comic industry. See you again soon. <eq>