Toronto Cartoonists Workshop Announces Manga Workshop with Eric Kim

Renowned Manga Creator Eric Kim

Set to Reveal Craft and Technique in “The Manga Dojo”

Eric Kim's Manga Dojo kicks off

Saturday, November 6, 2010

TORONTO, ONTARIO – Oct 15, 2010
- Toronto's own Eric Kim will be bringing his many
skills and accomplishments to the table when he takes on the role as instructor in the Toronto
Cartoonists Workshop's Manga Dojo.

The Manga Dojo is a hands-on, practical course - ideal for both beginner and intermediate
artists. Students will be guided through the process of story creation and obtain a firm grasp of
the fundamental elements involved in the Art of Japanese Manga.

Dates: November 6, 2010 to December 18, 2010

Time: Saturday afternoons 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Length: 7 weeks of 3 hour classes

Cost: $350. plus H.S.T.

Location: 486A College Street, Toronto

ABOUT ERIC KIM: Eric Kim has been working in comics and illustration for the past seven years.
His book credits include Love as a Foreign Language, Degrassi: The Next Generation Vol. 3,
Battle Academy, The Sidesteppers, Streta, and most recently, the Complete Plays of William
Shakespeare. As an illustrator, he has worked for numerous book and editorial clients across
North America as well as Japan.

Eric's website is He's also a smart cookie.

is a learning environment where aspiring cartoonists can study with working professionals in the
North American comic book, webcomics, animation and illustration fields.

Workshops are seven weekly sessions of three hours each and attendance is limited to a

maximum of 15 students to optimize individual learning.

The TCW does not offer a certificate or degree. It is a continuing education experience where
students are encouraged to sample various instructors and pick the learning styles and
philosophies that work best for them.

The TCW's new permanent home is located at 486A College Street, just west of Bathurst. For
more information on the TCW, see

Update: Eric Kim has revised the name of the workshop, and updated the press release accordingly.

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