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Graphic Novels and Comic Book Art is an engaging introduction to the process of creating graphic novel-style sequential art Course topics will include story development, storyboarding, page layout design, inking, lettering and colouring.
You will explore a range of styles and techniques including an introduction to efficient, high-quality digital methods using Adobe Photoshop. At the course finale, you will receive a colour A3 print of your work. Teaching takes the form of class and individual exercises, class critiques and one-on-one discussion with the tutor.
Who should attend
Anyone who wants to learn about the process of creating comics, or is looking to build a portfolio of sequential artwork to apply for a longer cartooning course. The general principles of this course apply to manga as much as a superhero, funny animal or underground comics.
For more information on Online Short Courses please see the below information.
Students will gain a grounding scene composition, page design and character creation for comic books. Students will leave the course with a finished page strip of comic book art, together with a full set of handouts on all topics discussed. This will provide a firm foundation for application to further illustration courses, self-publishing your own webcomic or developing a portfolio for work in related industries such as video games.
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Please arrange the following materials for your first lesson:
Course specific materials
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:
If you have a graphics tablet, you may also wish to bring this on the last day of the course