Tag: phoenix

Our Autistic intern Eli mails out his first autograph request for his holiday card

Thank you Jared Vaughn for being the first person to order Elias and Cirdan’s holiday card and autograph! Elias our autistic intern enjoyed his mini adventure to the mail box. We would like to thank everyone for supporting Eli and Cirdan with their art and our free art camp for special needs kids. The public’s kindness and generosity makes it… Read more →

Focus Comic free art camp for autistic kids. Week 27

We are 27 weeks into our Focus comic art camp which is free for kids and young adults with autism. We had a successful art workshop this week, where students learned about different painting and glazing techniques and different effects. They also learned about color categorization, arithmetic, matching color codes to glazing bottles and more. They painted Zombie brain bowls,… Read more →

Focus International Book & Trading Card Launch Event

On Friday 24th January 2020, Focus celebrated the publication of art by our interns with autism in association with the International issue of Focus in Chinese, and special trading card set. The event took place at Desert Dragon Pottery art Studio in Phoenix. Focus comic is available in English, French and Chinese. Yvonne Wan, the Creator, Author and artist of… Read more →

New Focus Comic Trading Card featuring art by Jett Yu, our 9 year old intern with autism

Congrats to Jett Yu, for becoming our latest autistic intern to receive his own trading card. Jett Yu is American Chinese and is 9 years old. He is based in Phoenix, and loves to draw and really loves the positive portrayal of an autistic super hero through this international comic book. Many thanks to Douglas Hebert and Yvonne Wan for… Read more →

New Art Teacher Intern

We are pleased to announce that Joe Perry of #phoenix has joined our Focus Comic team as our Focus Comic Art Teacher intern. We will have 5 teachers assisting in the next free Focus comic art class this weekend to help champion autistic talent in #phoenix. Certified Art Teacher Douglas Hebert and Focus Creator Yvonne Wan will be responsible for… Read more →