Create a 4 panel comic based on a birthday party you had at some point in your life.
- Point of View
- Portraying the passing of time
Use any art media you want: digital and/or traditional art media. Consider beforehand whether you want to do a black and white comic, or a comic with color.
Sketching Ideas for Comics
See a demo of how to quickly sketch ideas for comics in Procreate. Tips for starting include how to start designing a character for the comic, what style to use for that character, and discussing elements of comics like point of view, comic panels, timing, storytelling, and more. Drawing demo led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Cat Huang.
How to Start a Comic
Learn all the logistics and art skills you’ll need to start a comic. There are many components to the process: coming up with the idea for the comic, determining the length, the panel format, designing the environments and characters, the drawing process, figuring out what art media to work in, and more. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artists Alex Rowe and Cat Huang.