Focus Comic Free Art Summer Camp for autistic kids and young adults – Week 2

Here is a highlights film and some pictures from week 2 of our Focus Comic free summer camp for kids and young adults with autism.

Yvonne took photos of the kids sculptures in a photo booth and edited them professionally. Here are a few for your viewing:

Focus comic features one of the worlds first autistic super heroes, art  by professionals including interns with autism. We maintain dignity for autistic individuals by removing the stigma associated with autism. We also promote autistic talent by having an internship program for kids including those with autism. We promote community through our social work and free summer camps. Douglas Hebert is the head art teacher for Focus comic free summer camp. Yvonne Wan and Mishy Katz are also art teachers who were delighted to help the kids fulfill their creative potential. Corinna Repucci has also recently joined us as a teaching assistant.

Over the weekend the kids had fun painting their fired dragon and super hero sculptures. Focus empowers kids to follow their dreams and see autism as a strength and not a weakness. Support #focuscomic . Support autistic individuals. Support autism awareness and acceptance.

Please view our Focus Comic Facebook page to more pictures. Some of the kids will complete their projects in subsequent weeks due to their availability.

Below are just a few of the many pictures that we took during the Focus comic summer camp.

Silent auction

Check out the following pieces of art available for silent auction. All items are original art pieces by me.

All proceeds will be used towards the Focus project. Please visit our ‘About’ page at www.focuscomic.com to learn more about the Focus project. The silent auction ends June 30th at noon. Payment will need to be made on the 30th June 2019.

If you are interested in placing a bid, please email us with the subject heading: “Silent Auction Bid”. Please state the item you are interested in; your maximum bid value, your name, number and email address. Sales tax, Postage, packaging and handling fees will apply in addition to the winning bid value (for the winning bidder).

If you are the winning bidder, you may collect the item at Ace Comic Con Seattle at the Focus Booth, to save on shipping costs.

Please revisit this web page often to view new additional art work.

Email: yvonnewan@filmethnographer.com

“Spiderman and the Gargoyle” Original art on a blank variant cover. Includes comic.
“DAILY BUGLE” Original Art on a Blank Variant Comic Cover. Includes Comic
“Sunny Day” Original Art on a Blank Variant Comic Cover. Includes Comic
“Fire sky” Original Art on a Blank Variant Comic Cover. Includes Comic
“Spiderman roof” Original Art on a Blank Variant Comic Cover. Includes Comic
“Venom” Original Art on a Blank Variant Comic Cover. Includes Comic
“Spiderman city scape” Original Art on a Blank Variant Comic Cover. Includes Comic
HobGoblin original art. Large.
Spiderman original art. Large.
Focus Comic black and white inked original drawing. 8.5inches x 11 inches.

Focus Comic Free Art Summer Camp for autistic kids and young adults – Day 2

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Here is a highlights film and pictures from day 2 of our Focus Comic free summer camp for kids and young adults with autism. Focus comic features one of the worlds first autistic super heroes, art  by professionals including interns with autism. We maintain dignity for autistic individuals by removing the stigma associated with autism. We also promote autistic talent by having an internship program for kids including those with autism. We promote community through our social work and free summer camps. Douglas Hebert was the Head art teacher for a large class of students in Phoenix. Yvonne Wan and Mishy Katz were also art teachers who were delighted to help the kids fulfill their creative potential. On day 1, the kids made dragon and gargoyles. On day 2, the kids made super heroes including Focus the autistic super hero. Focus empowers kids to follow their dreams and see autism as a strength and not a weakness. Support #focuscomic . Support autistic individuals. Support autism awareness and acceptance.

Please view our Focus Comic Facebook page to see all the pictures.

Below are just 4 of the many pictures that we took during the Focus comic summer camp.

Focus Comic Free Art Summer Camp for autistic kids and young adults – Day 1

Here is a highlights film and pictures from day 1 of our Focus Comic free summer camp for kids and young adults with autism. Focus comic features one of the worlds first autistic super heroes, art  by professionals including interns with autism. We maintain dignity for autistic individuals by removing the stigma associated with autism. We also promote autistic talent by having an internship program for kids including those with autism. We promote community through our social work and free summer camps. Douglas Hebert was the Head art teacher for a large class of students in Phoenix yesterday. Yvonne Wan and Mishy Katz were also art teachers who were delighted to help the kids fulfill their creative potential. Yesterday, the kids made dragon and gargoyles. Today, Douglas Hebert will be the head art teacher again with Yvonne Wan and Mishy Katz teaching also. They will be teaching the kids how to make super heroes including Focus the autistic super hero. They can also make themselves as a super hero or make a super hero of their choice. Focus empowers kids to follow their dreams and see autism as a strength and not a weakness. Support #focuscomic . Support autistic individuals. Support autism awareness and acceptance.

Please view our Focus Comic Facebook page to see all the pictures.

Below are just 4 of the many pictures that we took during the Focus comic summer camp.

Focus Comic Community Outreach in Tucson a Success

Yvonne and Doug recently held a Community outreach event at Harleys Toys and Comics Store in Tucson Arizona to showcase their Malekith’s art work to the general public as well as promoting the book which features one of the worlds first autistic super heroes. The book features art by professionals including interns such as Malekith who has autism.

Representing Focus was Yvonne Wan, the creator of Focus. Douglas Hebert the main artist and internship coach was also there to promote the cause and book.

They also had a free community coloring competition where kids where given the opportunity to color in Focus for a chance to win art supplies. Check out the winners here, who won some awesome Blick art materials.

Focus being interviewed about Kgun news
KGun News Brook with the creator of Focus Yvonne Wan; and main artist / internship coach Douglas Hebert

KGun News also came by to interview Yvonne and Doug regarding Focus, and the art work by Malekith, their 13 year old intern with autism.

Many thanks to KGun for spotlighting this important social cause project that is bringing hope to many kids in Arizona and world wide. Thank you to everyone who came out to support us, and thank you to everyone who participated in the community coloring competition.

Focus comic feature interview on The CW

Focus comic features one of the worlds first autistic super heroes, art by professionals and interns with autism. A feature interview was aired on The CW on Sunday 7.30pm. It is also available to watch online here: https://www.yourphx.com/positively-arizona/local-comic-book-highlights-autism_20190603191434/2049443121?fbclid=IwAR0687QkxWiOxjXdLMbV-VYt7jW1478c2mDz_ApuO-dSXencYdbMqLZhpvI

We were excited to speak with the CW. We are big fans of The Flash on the CW channel. In addition to that, our goodwill ambassador Tony Todd is the voice for Zoom in the Flash also.

Thank you Adam Waltz of Your Phoenix CW for interviewing Yvonne Wan and Douglas Hebert at Samurai Comics in Mesa regarding Focus Comic.

Focus Comic Panel at FanX

Check out our latest Focus comic panel at FanX comic con.

It is also available to watch on Amazon Prime International TV.

Panelists:

Focus comic sole creator, writer, artist and Social cultural anthropologist: Yvonne Wan

Good will ambassador and celebrity: Tony Todd

Check out our latest Focus comic panel at FanX comic con.

It is also available to watch on Amazon Prime International TV.

Panelists:

Focus comic sole creator, writer, artist and Social cultural anthropologist: Yvonne Wan

Good will ambassador and celebrity: Tony Todd

Focus comic main artist, certified art teacher and internship coach: Douglas Hebert.

Focus comic main artist, certified art teacher and internship coach: Douglas Hebert.