Color by Chris Sotomayor

Comics Experience is proud to introduce two new Live Studio Experience courses, Advanced Art and Advanced Coloring, designed for aspiring comic book artists who want to take their work to the next level. In these intensive online classes, students will develop their skills with a focus on individual goals and one-on-one feedback and instruction over the course of eight weeks.

Class sizes are limited to eight students who have previously taken Comics Experience’s Introduction to Comic Book Art and Introduction to Comic Book Coloring courses, respectively. This ensures students begin the Live Studio Experience with the same foundation of knowledge and allows instructors to give personalized feedback to each student in the weekly sessions and tailor instruction to reflect students’ needs. Students will also be able to interact with each other in dedicated online forums and review instruction with recordings of every session.

Both courses are taught by veteran comics artists, Chris Sotomayor and Robert Atkins, who will draw on their deep experience as both working professionals and as educators to build upon their acclaimed introductory courses. Each class will begin with an initial assessment of students’ skills and will progress with individualized feedback that students will get to apply to their developing work. Sotomayor and Akins will also offer advice for creative development and building a career in the comics industry.

Art by Robert Atkins

Advanced Coloring: Live Studio Experience will be taught by Chris Sotomayor (Nightwing, The Flash, The Hulk, Venom, Detective Comics, Avengers and many more). The course will cover basic anatomy, rendering techniques, storytelling, composition and more, according to the needs of the students. The eight-week course begins on May 8, 2017 and will meet one day a week from 9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time. For more information and to enroll, visit the course page here.

Advanced Art: Live Studio Experience will be taught by Robert Atkins (G.I. Joe, Snake Eyes, Amazing Spider-Man, Venom and many more). Subjects to be covered include anatomy and figure drawing, perspective and environments, and penciling techniques, plus more as needed by students. The eight-week course begins on May 24, 2017 and will meet one day a week from 9:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. Eastern Time. For more information and to enroll, visit the course page here.

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If you want to make comics, write, draw, letter, and color comics, or improve as a comics creator, you’ll find like-minded friends and colleagues in our online workshops and courses. We hope to see you there!

Posted by Jennifer de Guzman