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Keville A. Bowen
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Artist // Hobbyist // Film & Animation
  • May 25
  • United States
  • Deviant for 11 years
  • He / Him
My Bio
Graduated with a BS in Media Arts and Animation from AIPH. My luck in the field have only lead to a lot of work with no pay. But my love for storyboarding and writing has finally paid off as I teach kids the basics of animation, comics and artistic cultural differences. You can find my workshops thoughout the Delaware and Montgomery County Library system as well as monthly workshops at Rockdale Art Center in Aston, PA.

The goal of my comics is to change the conceptual thoughts of the black culture. By creating a narrative void of stereotypes, I hope to destroy stereotypes altogether.

You can support my drawing habit by:

Purchasing Kamau: QFTS, Clash at VT and my How-To-Draw book at Indy Planet

Favourite Visual Artist
Masamune Shirow
Favourite TV Shows
Sword Art Online (right now)
Favourite Games
Halo series (for the story), The Witcher 1 and 2 and Adventure Quest World
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
paper, pencil and my wacom
I needed to share my rebuttal to the idea of "Black" was a label given to us by White people. Facebook comment: "But Black is English for the Spanish word Negro. Yes, it is a label but labels are still for property. Just wish we'd stop identifying as colors because we are people and not crayon adjectives, an inaccurate one at that." Me: From the beginning of slavery, Colonist have always referred to themselves as White. Others were given such color designation: Natives=Red, Chinese=Yellow and so on. And yet we were treated and LABELLED as lesser. Story time: I was on a cruise for my honeymoon in 2016. An old white guy complements me on my sketching and then politely asks "Are you with that other Colored lady?" "Nah. I'm on my Honeymoon." I was still colored to his generation. You may want to believe the stories that White America "gave" us the name Black. History shows us differently. We fought long and hard to be equal. To be the Black to their White. I'm fine
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I was finishing page 84 of Kamau (yeah I'm really holding out on you guys) to get volume 3 done for a comic convention. The problem with ending the volume was 'where to end it.' I thought of the 7page 3 Act Structure that I always introduce in my Comic Book Club workshops. My 3 Act Structure is broken into Problem, Attempts and Solution. The length of time you take showing/writing the Problem is equal to the time Solving the problem. The Attempts only need half the time to show. In the way of a film, the Problem is given 30mins, the 3 Attempts are given 15mins and leaves 30mins for the Solution. Unless your Marvel... Act 1 'the Problem' When writing your story, stop thinking about how your character will fight, the cool powers or twisting narratives. This thinking veers you off track. All stories start with a problem that guides the story along. That's all you need as a framework. When it comes to my 7page limitation, the 1st Act is given 2 pages. Page one introduces the norm of
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I'm sorry readers. I know I've been posting random Warframe concepts, but the truth is I barely get any time in the week to work peacefully. My little one is moving and climbing. Which means I have to be willing to walk away from a piece at the drop of the hat. That's never going to happen with the comics. With fanart, I can sketch out something in minutes. So sorry.
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Hey, I’m from your class! I’m the one who was working in the Isaiah comics! ^^

Happy Birthday! ^u^
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hey keville!!! it's me, alyssa! suprise!!!!!!!!!! anyway ur work is amazing :3333333333333
Found you. Thx. Can't wait to see what you share.