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KILLIE COMIC CON Stardust Make Up Artistry Workshops Special Effects Make Up SAT 18 NOV · 10.30AM-12NOON · £25 GRAND HALL (ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED) Come along and create your own broken bones, open wounds and grazing! Face Casting SAT 18 NOV · 12.30PM-4.30PM · £60 GRAND HALL (ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED) Join us to create a cast of your own face. Trained make up artists from Ayrshire and beyond come together to form Stardust. The team work in theatre, film, provide make up demonstrations, workshops, and special effects. Supplying work experience for many college students, they have an open door policy for anyone interested in Make Up Artistry and will also guide you to courses available in Ayrshire. Big Kid Twister Workshop: ith a difference Balloon modelling w -12.30PM · £5 AM SAT 18 NOV · 11.45 DICK INSTITUTE e the elling experts mak These balloon mod s! on most amazing ballo 45 minutes and ts las The workshop ich flated balloons, wh includes 300 pre-in is quite a sight! s ero balloon model in Their giant superh be ll wi d an ll ta t y 6f stand approximatel portunities and there op the Hall for photo n one in our raffle! wi to will be a chance 32 LI B R AR I E S Caricatures: Drawn While You Wait Grado! Special Guest appearance SAT 18 NOV · 1PM-3PM Grado is a Scottish professional wrestler best known for his work with Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) and for recently becoming the World Champion of World Of Sport Wrestling. Grado will be available for signings and selfies! SAT 18 NOV · 11AM-5PM · £2-£5 DICK INSTITUTE & THE GRAND HALL Nothing could be more unique and memorable than a professionally-drawn caricature. Renowned local illustrator and artist Scott Wallace will be on hand on the day to capture your or your loved ones likeness, which they will always be able to keep as a memento of your day. Each caricature is custom drawn from the inspiration you provide. Let us know how you want your caricature and Scott will turn your ideas into a unique illustration. An Audience with Alan Grant: Creator of Batman characters Anarky and The Ventriloquist SAT 18 NOV · 12.30PM-1.30PM · £10 DICK INSTITUTE Alan is the creator of characters Anarky and the Ventriloquist is also known for writing Judge Dredd in 2000AD and Batman from the 1980s to early 2000s. Alan’s work includes Detective Comics, Strontium Dog, The Bogie Man, Lobo, L.E.G.I.O.N. , The Demon and Batman: Shadow of the Bat. He has written for virtually every American comic publishers. He has also written scripts for Action Man cartoons and original animé. Alan has written the novels, The Stone King, Justice League of America, and Last Sons. He also wrote Kidnapped, an adaptation of the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, with art by Cam Kennedy as part of Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature and a sequel to The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. His graphic novel The 1812 War won acclaim and awards in Canada. eastayrshireleisure.com An Audience with Marvel Comics' Al Ewing SAT 18 NOV · 10.45AM-11.45AM · £10 DICK INSTITUTE Al Ewing is a comics writer currently working for Marvel Comics on U.S.Avengers, Ultimates 2, Rocket and the Inhumans title, Royals. In the past, he’s worked on Judge Dredd and Zombo for 2000AD, as well as Jennifer Blood for Dynamite Comics. An Audience with David Baillie SAT 18 NOV · 2.15PM-3.15PM · £10 DICK INSTITUTE David Baillie is a Scottish comic book writer. His latest creation is the Glasgow-set dark fantasy series Red Thorn for Vertigo / DC Comics, which was released last year to critical acclaim. His work also regularly appears in the legendary British weekly 2000AD, as well as Judge Dredd Megazine, and features in many other comics such as Vertigo’s CMYK, Disconnected Press’ recent political anthology CROSS, MEGA! and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 33