Let's Make a Mini Comic Book! (Ages 8-11)
In this one time class, students will learn a simple technique to turn a single piece of paper into an 8 page comic book!
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Completed by 58 learners
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Meets once at a scheduled time
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In this class students will learn a simple technique to turn a single piece of 8.5x11 paper into an eight page comic book complete with a front and back cover! The whole class will start with a simple premise and each student will then go in their own direction based on prompts from the instructor. At the end of 45 minutes each student will have the opportunity to show their work. By working within the eight pages students will develop an understanding of pacing and structure. The simple...
Students will develop drawing and storytelling skills; flow of dialogue, pacing, picking the right moments to illustrate, how to finish a story in the space available. The limitations imposed by the format encourage creative thinking just as much as the boundless possibilities of the medium.
1 file available upon enrollmentFavorite drawing implements! Scissors One printout of the attached pdf - two or three copies if you draw fast!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Comics Creator, Author, Illustrator and Storyteller
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
28 total reviews
41 completed classes
Hello! My name is Seth McCombs. I am an author and illustrator of comics, graphic novels and children's books. I am part of the Teaching Artist roster for Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and spend much of my time visiting schools and...