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Jul.
20
2010

Testing specific software

Posted by: Marcos Vence Ruibal

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Apart from Desktop Publishing software like Scribus, the tool that we used to create Pek #1, there are several specific applications for comic creation, that work really well.

We are testing Comic Life, that makes easier comic creation.

Do you want to see some files made with this tool? These are letters that Maria Sourgiadaki (the scriptwriter and a very demanding boss, at the same time than nice and sweet) made me do, in order to send to NSSs.

 

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Jul.
20
2010

Conclusions

Posted by: Marcos Vence Ruibal


Procedure (let's see how things have progressed for Pek!)

  • Firstly, each school created its own script, based on a flea that arrives in the city where the school is and once there, something funny happens to him. We had five imaginative scriptwriters that started this project.
  • Then, our five great cartoonists converted the scripts into comic pages, drawn with black ink in a template. We didn't care about different drawing styles (we love differences and diversity). At this point, sometimes we faced a problem, because some balloons were small and the text to put into too big.
  • Next step was scanning...

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Jul.
15
2010

not just a copy

Posted by: Maria Sourgiadaki

Today, I received a package from Spain.

When I opened it, I stayed speechless for a while, awed, overwhelmed by the joy of holding in my hands the real copies of Pek's magazine. It was such a different feeling, compared with seeing the result of our work on a pc's screen!

Creation is a divine gift, a power to transform an abstract idea into something real.

How many people got involved in this task How many hours invested How many steps, how many parts connected into a chain of creative events? .....

  • ...from the time when Pek was firstly conceived as a...

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Jul.
13
2010

Final result

Posted by: Marcos Vence Ruibal

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Do you want to see how an idea becomes reality, starting from a dot and then expanding to an illustrated comic?

Here you are!

The adventures of a tiny flea, through brainstorming, pencils, templates, scanners, digital files, colors, downloading and revisions. The etwinning experience that Pek offered us is unique.

 

This is the result of our work, the fantastic comic magazine Pek, the Traveller Flea #1!

 

There are two versions that you can download:

Pek #1 small size, low quality, suitable for watching in the screen, even print (recommended) .

Pek #1 big size, best quality,...

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Jul.
13
2010

Who did What

Posted by: Marcos Vence Ruibal

 

Compostela

Manager, scriptwriter and strip cartoonist: Marcos Vence Ruibal.

Translators:

* EN: Marcos Vence Ruibal, Javier Arza Fernández
* FR: Adeline Autin, Cathy Dantas, Caroline De Negri, Kathleen Fernandes
* RO: Mihaela Petcuta
* EL: Maria Sourgiadaki
* ES: Javier Arza García
* TR: Meltem Bilgiç

Painter:

David García-Santamarina Liñeira


Ierapetra

Team:

* Manager: Maria Sourgiadaki
* Scriptwriter: Panagiotis Kyriakopoulos
* Strip cartoonist: Maxim Semen

Translators:

* EN: Maria Sourgiadaki
* GL: María José Suárez Varela
* ES: Javier Arza García
* RO: Mihaela Petcuta
* FR: Adeline Autin, Cathy Dantas
* TR: Meltem Bilgiç

Painter:

Daniel Bonilla Montero

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Jul.
13
2010

Steps

Posted by: Marcos Vence Ruibal

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Download full PDF version with illustrations

(or visit our Twinspace)

 

Each school creates a team formed by:

  • One teacher: manager and supervisor of the activity.
  • One or more scriptwriters.
  • One strip cartoonist.
  • One...

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Jul.
13
2010

Pek's creator

Posted by: Marcos Vence Ruibal

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« Hello, I'm Pek!

Can I introduce her?

Her name's Mercedes Nieto Novais, and she is my mum.

I was born in a hospital but it wasn't a labor...

She invented me while she was getting over an illness.

Thank you, Merce!! »

 

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Jul.
11
2010

Presentation

Posted by: Marcos Vence Ruibal

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Pek, the Traveller Flea, is an eTwinning project (which is part of Comenius, the EU program for school learning). The final result is a comic made among several European schools, published in all their languages, in PDF, web and paper.

The comic magazine n1 is made by teachers and students from:
    IES San Clemente, Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain)
    1st Vocational Lyceum of Ierapetra (Crete, Greece)
    Alexandru Stefulescu Secondary School, Targu-Jiu (Gorj, Romania)
    Gökçe Karaoğlan İlköğretim Okulu, Samsun (Turkey)
    Lycée des Métiers Louis Blériot, Trappes (France)
    Centro de Profesores...

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