This five-day course encourages students aged 12 to 16 to use traditional and digital techniques to create pages for comics and graphic novels, including character design and development, visual storytelling, colouring and lettering. By the end of the course, students will have produced at least two full-colour pages of comic-strip art.
This course is ideal for students of all skill levels, from those looking to advance their artistic skills and creative confidence to those looking to increase an interest in a subject that isn’t their favourite!
During this course we’ll cover the following topics:
- Character design.
- Creating a world for your characters to inhabit.
- Visual storytelling – the ‘language’ of comics.
- Creating a storyline; Inking tools and techniques.
- Digital colouring and lettering.
- Preparing work for digital and print publishing.
Please note, you must complete a consent form before your child can join our Young Artists programme. This form is available for download here. Please email your completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your child may also bring a completed hard-copy version of this form with them on the first day of their course.