AGES: 17+, Beginners Welcome. MTM Instructor-led.
Develop your skills as a comic creator! In our comic book drawing classes, students will be introduced to the exciting world of comic construction, from how you brainstorm your initial idea to the creation of a full-sized page. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the various stages of creating a comic, including scripting, layout and designing characters, props and environments. You’ll also learn the basic principles of penciling and inking.
No experience is necessary.
Please note materials are not included in this cost. Students will be given a material list prior to the start of the class.
When you register for this Online workshop, you will receive 25% off this workshop’s listed pricing by using the coupon code STAYATHOME25 . Please note materials are not included in this cost. These materials should be purchased after we have sent out a confirmation email that this class will be running.
This workshop requires Internet Access and will take place via Google Meetings / Hangouts. Sessions will be recorded and shared with students.
- Notebook or Laptop
- Graph Paper Notebook
- Comics Paper
- Pencils (7H, 5H, 2H, HB and 2B, photo-invisible blue or red optional)
- White Eraser
- Bic pens
- Markers/Brush/Nib pens
- White Correction (acrylic or gouache)
- A cheap but fine-tipped paint brush
- Small jar for water
- Paper towel
About the Instructor
GREG BEETTAM is a veteran Comic Book/ Graphic Novel artist, freelance Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Writer and Visual Storytelling Expert, with 20+ years experience. Greg co-wrote a comic called Xeno’s Arrow with Stephen Geigen-Miller. In addition to his work in comics, graphic novels and cartooning, he has worked in advertising as a concept artist, specializing in storyboards, story development, script-writing, and presentation design. Greg has been a integral part in the planning, and shares the Coordinator position, for our new Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts 4 year Diploma Program. He is a valuable member of the MTM faculty family.