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Focus Comic to attend Amberlea Elementary School Book Fair in Phoenix

Focus Comic to attend Amberlea Elementary School Book Fair in Phoenix

Focus comic will be attending the Amberlea Elementary school book fair in Phoenix on September 30th 2019 through to October 3rd. Creator Yvonne Wan will be attending the event to promote Focus Comic and autism awareness. Douglas Hebert, who is the main artist for Focus and teaches at Amberlea will be attending the event also….

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 10

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 10

We had a successful art workshop last Saturday, where autistic kids made clay halloween sculptures using hand building techniques. The students had the opportunity to make new friends, and spend time with their family members working on a fun family project together. We also had Elisha Perry join us this week as a an art…

Focus An Autistic Hero arrives in FanX Panel – How kids relate to comics and super heroes

Focus An Autistic Hero arrives in FanX Panel – How kids relate to comics and super heroes

Our creator Yvonne Wan filmed and edited the latest Focus comic panel which includes information about the social initiative, recent activities and films revealing how kids relate to comics and super heroes. Click play to watch it. The film will be televised internationally in due course.

Focus Comic community outreach at FanX Fall a success

Focus Comic community outreach at FanX Fall a success

Focus Comic had a successful community outreach event at FanX Fall 2019 where Yvonne Wan (Focus comic creator); and Douglas Hebert (Focus comic main artist and internship coach) and Nathan Archer (Focus comic TV Presenter Intern with Autism) engaged with the public at their booth and at the Focus Panel and provided free art workshops…

Free community coloring competition featuring art by Douglas Hebert and our non verbal autistic intern Zoe Marie at Fan X comic con

Free community coloring competition featuring art by Douglas Hebert and our non verbal autistic intern Zoe Marie at Fan X comic con

Come on down to booth 2331 where we will have a free community coloring competition where everyone can color in Focus the autistic super hero for a chance to win cool prizes. Line art by Douglas Hebert and non verbal autistic intern Zoe Marie (There will be two designs for people to choose from). We…

Focus Comic 2019 Internship Program: Now accepting applications

Focus Comic 2019 Internship Program: Now accepting applications

We are now accepting applications to our Focus Comic 2019 art internship program. Feel free to apply if you are an aspiring artist wanting to fulfill your creative potential and get your work published within the community section of our comic: http://www.focuscomic.com/focus-comic-internship-program/

Annabelle talks about her favorite super hero at Focus comic free summer camp for autistic kids

Annabelle talks about her favorite super hero at Focus comic free summer camp for autistic kids

Yvonne Wan, our creator of Focus comic, interviewed Annabelle at the Focus comic free summer camp for autistic kids about her favorite super hero. The film is part of a series of films that Yvonne is creating to educate the public about how kids relate to super heroes and comics, and how comics influence the…

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 9

Focus Comic Art Summer Camp. Free for autistic kids and young adults – Week 9

We had a successful art workshop last Saturday, where autistic kids made clay super hero coasters using glazes. Other students came in to finish their clay hand print plaques and super hero masks. The students had the opportunity to make new friends similar to them, and spend time with their family members working on a…

Focus Comic TV Presenter Intern Announcement

Focus Comic TV Presenter Intern Announcement

We are proud to announce that Nathan Archer of Phoenix Arizona has joined our Focus comic team as a TV Presenter Intern. Nathan is 17 years old with autism, and is very good at public speaking. Douglas Hebert and Yvonne Wan will be responsible for his training and development. Yvonne Wan, the creator of Focus…

Focus Comic Art Teacher Intern Announcement

Focus Comic Art Teacher Intern Announcement

We are proud to announce that Elisha Perry of Phoenix Arizona has joined our Focus comic team as an Art Teacher Intern. Douglas Hebert and Yvonne Wan will be responsible for her development as an art teacher assistant at the Focus comic free art camp for autistic kids and young adults. Douglas Hebert, the main…

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