ONLINE! Speed Comics For Kids – Family Day

Arts Workshop

Workshop Details

Ages 8 – 14. MTM alumni-led course. 

Speed comics is an introduction to making short comics with a full story quickly! While getting started can sometimes be the hardest part in creating comics, with this workshop you’ll be given the tools to make a short comic in next to no time at all! In four panels students can make a comic with a beginning middle and end. Each comic will be given a time limit to get them drawing without worrying about the little details. At the end of the workshop students will have a fun comic to show their friends and family!

Questions? Email for more details!

Please note materials are not included in the cost of this workshop. These materials should be purchased after we have sent out a confirmation email that this class will be running.

This workshop requires Internet A

Melissa Kalnitsky (Wilfred Ng, writer)_Scripting for Comics_SA2 (web)

ccess and will take place via Google Meetings / Hangouts. Students have the freedom to work digitally or traditionally! Sessions will be recorded and shared with students.

For Traditional Artists:

  • Paper (document size or larger preferred)
  • Newsprint (18×24) (optional)
  • A clear ruler (longer recommended if working big!)
  • Pencils (weight of your preference though 2H, HB, & 2B are recommended)
  • Erasable coloured pencils (example: Col-Erase)
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • A range of inking pens from thin to thick (optional)

For Digital Artists:

  • A drawing program with a digital grid such as adobe photoshop, clip studio, or procreate
  • A drawing tablet


About the Instructor

ADRIANNE CHAN is a 2019 graduate of the Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art and Design from the Illustration for Sequential Arts Program. She has a fond passion for drawing narrative illustrations and believe it’s a form of art that all ages can enjoy. She aims to encourage students to draw their stories and ultimately share them as they can provide students as well as those who read them with great joy.

Adrianne has been commissioned by the calendar company Time Of Day and has produced a movie poster and short comic for the film Whenever You’re Ready, directed by Jenna Harder. Adrianne is fluent in a multitude of Digital Art programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Clipstudio and Procreate. You can see more of Adrianne’s work on Instagram or her Website.

Work Examples