With the guidance of tutor Sarah Howell, students will create a 6-page comic focusing on story pacing, page layout and readability, creating expressive characters and book design
In the tradition of the 24 hour comic challenge (24 pages in 24 hours) we will plot, pencil and ink a 6 page comic in 6 hours. Comics are a popular and creative form of communication both in text and images. In this workshop, Sarah Howell, founding member of Squishface Studio, an open comic art studio, will inspire you to create your own six-page comic.
Sunday, 21st January - 1 class
$169 / $161 (conc)
At the completion of the course, students will have a finished 6-page mini-comic, as well as the skills and inspiration to continue with their cartooning activities post course.
Comics area a popular form of communication, both in image and text, offering endless possibilities for creative expression. Sarah Howell, founding member of Melbourne's open coming arts studio, Squishface Studio, will inspore you to create your own 6 page comic. No experience necessary.
Please bring the following items to the class:
A selection of preferred drawing implements: e.g. favourite pens, ink, brushes, design marker pens.
You will be supplied with A3 and A4 80gsm office paper, however, if you wish to use specific paper such as illustration board or smooth watercolour paper you will need to supply this yourself.
There is no prerequisite either in drawing, writing or creativity – anyone with the interest in the subject can create a comic. Drawing skills can be simply stick figures.