Luis Montes, cartoonist and author of 'Planeta Manga', is giving a workshop at Casa de la Juventud, La Zubia, starting at 5:30 pm.
Bea Castillo will accompany Montes, an illustrator who is a prominent figure in Japanese comics in the country. They will have a chat with students at La Zubia Comic School in Granada. This school is the only one of its kind in the province. This activity is part the 'Youth Month’ of the Rio Monachil Commonwealth. It is open to all, with prior registration at Zubian Youth House (for Huetor Vega residents, via WhatsApp to 699 630 382).
Luis Montes, a comic book author from Granada and a 'concept artist,' is the creator of the Manga Gryphoon' which is currently being published by the magazine Planeta Manga. He was born in Granada and studied at several design schools. He then went on to study at the Joso school in Barcelona where he was a professor for four year. He has been an illustrator for Nintendo for six years, including advertising campaigns for "Zelda" and "Fire Emblem", as well as a concept artist for several animation productions. As a cartoonist, he has also collaborated on many projects such as the Planeta comic "Different".
Antonio Arquelladas (Councilor for Youth of La Zubia) points out that this activity is part of 'Youth Month,' which the City Council of La Zubia organizes in November with the help of the town halls of Cajar and Huetor Vega. These activities are for young people from these municipalities every week of November.
The Comic School is located in La Zubia's Casa de la Juventud. It currently has fifty students from all ages. They can take a whole course, from October to June, and learn how to draw and improve their drawings. It also offers a digital drawing class, taught by Andrea Sanchez, one of its original students. She is a well-respected teacher in digital illustration.
Javier Peregrina is a professor at the School of Comics. He points out that it offers "master classes by professional cartoonists and animated film directors such as Manuel Sicilia(Kandor Graphics), Paco Quero ("Stop Motion"), Jose Carlos Sanchez ('Death in Sanfermin'), Alejandro Pedregosa ("Death in Sanfermin"), or this appointment with great Manga authors such as Luis Montes (or Beatriz Castillo>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>) or Beatriz Castillo>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>).
Puri Lopez, the mayor of La Zubia encourages Manga lovers to visit Casa de la Juventud on Friday to "enjoy Beatriz Castillo and Luis Montes, two examples of the immense talent that exists in this country in the field of comics."