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Art Lab: Every Face Tells a Story with Nathan W. Pyle

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In celebration of The Big Draw Festival and opening night of Comic Con, join cartoonist Nathan W. Pyle, creator of Strange Planet, to sketch fun facial expressions. He’ll lead you through creative exercises for imagining faces and introduce his new book. You’ll get hands-on with iPad and Apple Pencil to sketch joy, fear, and more using the Procreate app, then form a story arc from your drawing.

Nathan W. Pyle


Nathan W. Pyle is the New York Times bestselling author of NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette and the creator of the comic Strange Planet. He travels the country speaking about creativity and storytelling.

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The Big Draw Festival 2019

Drawn To Life

The Big Draw is a visual literacy charity that promotes the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression, and invention. It is the founder and driving force behind The Big Draw Festival.

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See your everyday in a new way. In celebration of The Big Draw Festival, join free art sessions October 1–31 at every Apple Store. Get hands-on with iPad and take part in fun drawing activities that let your imagination play.

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