Marvel, DC Comic Book Artist to Teach Kids the Art of ‘Inking’ at Crayola Experience
EASTON, Pa. – Scott Hanna, of Riegelsville, Pa., a well-known inker for brands such as Marvel Comics and DC Comics, will be teaching kids about his craft at Crayola Experience on Monday, January 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hanna has inked more than 20,000 pages throughout his career, bringing the stories of Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Batman and The Avengers, among others, to life. He will be highlighting his most popular work, as well as walking kids through how to ink their very own superheros.
“We cannot believe how lucky we are to be able to share a talent of this caliber with these kids,” Marketing and Sales Manager Kristin Luise said.
“This is the man who draws Spider-Man, and now he’s going to show kids not only how he does it, but how they can do it. That’s pretty amazing.”
January is Art Appreciation Month at the family attraction, where kids can learn about famous artists and their techniques through themed, hands-on crafts.
For tickets and information go to CrayolaExperience.com.
WHO: Marvel and DC comic book inker Scott Hanna
WHAT: Hands-on sessions about the art of ‘inking’
WHEN: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; January 18, 2016 (Martin Luther King Day)
WHERE: Crayola Experience, 30 Centre Square, Easton, Pa.
COST: Free with admission; Tickets $19.99 at the door; Kids under 2 are free
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To learn more about Crayola Experience, this story or to schedule an interview with someone from the Crayola team, please contact Kelly-Anne Suarez at 484-619-0633 or by email at moc.aloyarcnull@zerausk. Additional visual media available upon request. For tickets and info, go to www.crayolaexperience.com
About Crayola Experience: Discover the magic of color at Crayola’s premier and one-of-a-kind family attraction Crayola Experience! Twenty six hands-on attractions throughout four colorful floors await families in Easton, Pa. — the birthplace of Crayola crayons. Bigger, brighter and bolder than ever, the colorful adventures of Crayola Experience help kids and adults alike explore art and technology, express their creativity and experience color in a whole new way. Also featuring live entertainment. Crayola Experience also has facilities in Orlando’s The Florida Mall and Mall of America (opening summer 2016.) To learn more, visit www.crayolaexperience.com or join the conversation at www.facebook.com/crayolaexperience
About Scott Hanna: A top inker in the graphic novel industry, Scott Hanna has been drawing and inking comic books for 30 years. His work has been published in well over 100 graphic novels, and he’s inked almost 20,000 pages of graphic art. At Marvel Comics, Scott’s worked on all the top characters at the company, including the Avengers, Spider-Man, IronMan, the X-Men and the Hulk. He’s drawn Spider-man for fifteen years, working on almost every title starring the wall-crawler. At DC Comics, he worked on most of their major titles, most notably a five year run on Detective Comics starring Batman, and Green Lantern Corps. Currently he is working on Wonder Woman, Superman; Lois and Clark, and Cyborg for DC Comics. and Web Warriors and Avengers Assemble for Marvel. Scott received a total of five Inkwell Awards for “Favorite Inker”, “Most Adaptable Inker” and “Props Award”from 2010-2012, the 2005 Wizard Fan Award for “Best Inker” and the
2002 Eisner award for “Best Serialized Story” – Amazing Spider-Man #30-35:
“Coming Home”. His work appeared in the Smithsonian’s 9/11 anniversary exhibit with artwork from the book HEROES. He had a one-man show at the Storefront Artist Project in Pittsfield, MA – the Art of Scott Hanna – and his art was featured in a 2010 exhibit at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art in NYC.