Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com Online Courses and Community for Comic Book Writing and Art Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:56:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Find Andy and Source Point at SDCC! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/find-andy-and-source-point-at-sdcc/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:00:59 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4165 Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt and our friends and partners at Source Point Press will be attending San Diego Comic-Con next weekend, at booth #2306! Creators Workshop member and Comics Experience alumnus and writer Frank Gogol will be on hand to sign copies of Grief, along with other Source Point creators like Kasey Pierce and...

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Episode #155 of the Comics Experience Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/episode-155-of-the-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Mon, 09 Jul 2018 18:08:46 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4164 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Comics Experience founder and former Marvel and IDW Editor Andy Schmidt and his co-host Joey Groah as they discuss making comics! Subscribe...

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Phillip Sevy’s Introduction to Comic Art Begins in September! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/07/phillip-sevys-introduction-to-comic-art-begins-in-september/ Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:00:22 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4163 Phillip Sevy‘s latest Introduction to Comic Book Art course starts back up on September 5 and runs for six weeks until October 10. Learn all about the ins and outs of how to draw great comics from the artist of Tomb Raider, The House, and Magdalena. The curriculum includes covers, storytelling, professionalism and the comics...

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Introduction to Digital Painting with Scott Johnson Starts July 12! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/introduction-to-digital-painting-with-scott-johnson-starts-july-12/ Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:00:58 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4159 A new session of our popular Digital Art 101: Introduction to Digital Painting with Scott Johnson begins Thursday, July 12! Our classes tend to fill up relatively quickly, so make sure to sign up here to ensure your spot! The class will run for six weeks and cover the basics of art and technique, Photoshop,...

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Creators Workshop Member Ken Porter Announces The Fearless Rider with Scholastic! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/creators-workshop-member-ken-porter-announces-the-fearless-rider-with-scholastic/ Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:21:56 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4153 Comics Experience Creators Workshop member Ken Porter announced that his and Zach Wilcox’s original graphic novel The Fearless Rider will be published by Scholastic’s Graphix imprint! The middle grade GN tells the story of thirteen-year-old Kara, who run away from home with her ferret on the first day of school. The Fearless Rider joins other...

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Art of Animation: Introduction to Animating Now Open for Enrollment! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/introduction-to-animation-now-open-for-enrollment/ Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:00:19 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4150 Owen Welsh, who recently began teaching our Introduction to Character Design course, will be teaching Art of Animation: Introduction to Animating beginning August 13. Enrollment just opened! Comics Experiences classes tend to fill up pretty quickly, so ensure your spot by signing up here. Held over the course of six consecutive Mondays starting on August...

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Episode #154 of the Comics Experience Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/episode-154-of-the-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:37:27 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4149 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Comics Experience founder and former Marvel and IDW Editor Andy Schmidt and his co-host Joey Groah as they discuss making comics! Subscribe...

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Comics Experience Books in Diamond Previews! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/comics-experience-books-in-diamond-previews/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:49:23 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4147 Comics Experience’s publications are now appearing in Diamond Previews! Now, in addition to buying our books at conventions, ordering online, or buying in digital format, you have the option to purchase directly from your favorite comics retailer. All titles are part of our publishing partnership with Source Point Press. In stores August 2018: First up...

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Pete Rogers’ SEVEN SHADES Now Available! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/pete-rogers-seven-shades-now-available/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:00:43 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4142 Deadstar Publishing is now accepting orders for Comics Experience alum and Workshop member Pete Rogers and artist David Clifford’s 7 Shades #1 and #2! Issues #3 and #4 will be available later in the year at the Independent Comics Expo in Birmingham this September. Originally launched at the Cardiff Independent Comic Expo, the series merges...

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New Live Workshops Announced for June through September 2018! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/new-live-workshops-announced-for-june-through-september-2018/ Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:41:29 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4141 Our next Live Workshop session topics have been announced! Our Live Workshop sessions are online, monthly events for Creators Workshop members. We focus on unique topics geared toward helping comic creators achieve their personal best. Details about our next Live Workshop sessions are below. We hope you’ll join us! June 26 at 9:00 pm ET...

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New Pages 2 Pictures Podcast: Solo http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/new-pages-2-pictures-podcast-solo/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 22:11:33 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4139 A new episode of the Screen Experience Pages 2 Pictures podcast has been posted! Each episode features a lively discussion of a film adapted from comics or other media. We’ll talk about the source material, along with the film in question. Episode: Solo In this episode, James, Skid, and Andy review the effects of delving...

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Alum Lex Wilson’s Uninvited Quests Out Now! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/lex-wilsons-uninvited-quests-out-now/ Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:00:32 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4136 Comics Experience alum Lex Wilson’s exciting new prose and comics project with Victor Rosas II, Uninvited Quests, is out now! You can pick it up on a plethora of platforms, including Amazon, Kobo, Nook, iBooks, and Smashwords. We spoke with him about his craft and the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to writing. Comics Experience:...

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Episode #153 of the Comics Experience “Make Comics” Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/episode-153-of-the-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:57:30 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4135 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Joey Groah and rotating co-hosts — Comics Experience General Manager Nicole Booose, former Marvel editor Heather Antos, and freelance editor Jim Gibbons — as they...

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Owen Welsh’s Introduction to Character Design Starts Monday! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/06/owen-welshs-introduction-to-character-design-starts-monday/ Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:00:29 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4125 This guest post is brought to you by Owen Welsh himself, who let us reprint his own writing with permission. I’m teaching an introductory class to character design here at Comics Experience next month. I’m very excited about the material I’m going to be presenting and sharing. Students will be exposed to character design principles...

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New Script from Adam Knave and D.J. Kirkbride in Comic Book Script Archive! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/05/new-script-from-adam-knave-in-comic-book-script-archive/ Thu, 31 May 2018 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4122 A new script is available on the Comics Experience Comic Book Script Archive — The Once and Future Queen #1, written by Adam Knave and D.J. Kirkbride. The Once and Future Queen, with art by Nick Brokenshire, re-imagines the King Arthur mythos for the twentieth century, featuring characters of diverse ethnicities and sexual orientations — but still...

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New Pages 2 Pictures Podcast: Deadpool 2! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/05/new-pages-2-pictures-podcast-deadpool-2/ Thu, 24 May 2018 15:42:47 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4120 A new episode of the Pages 2 Pictures podcast has been posted! Each episode features a lively discussion of a film adapted from comics or other media. We’ll talk about the source material, along with the film in question. Episode: Deadpool 2 In this episode, we focus on how the Deadpool films function in relation...

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Episode #152 of the Comics Experience “Make Comics” Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/05/episode-152-of-the-comics-experience-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Wed, 23 May 2018 04:26:04 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4117 A new episode of the Comics Experience Make Comics podcast has been posted! Each episode provides ~15 minutes of advice on all aspects of creating comics and breaking in to the industry. Join Joey Groah and rotating co-hosts — Comics Experience General Manager Nicole Booose, former Marvel editor Heather Antos, and freelance editor Jim Gibbons...

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Source Point Press, Team SLUG, and Amy Chu at Comicpalooza! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/05/source-point-press-team-slug-and-amy-chu-at-comicpalooza/ Fri, 18 May 2018 15:00:35 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4110 Comics Experience is headed to Houston’s own Comicpalooza again this year – and this year, we’ve got more friends showing up! From May 25 through 27, Andy Schmidt, Ben Goldsmith, Levi McIntire, and others will be set up at the Source Point Press booth! Aspiring creators should stop by to talk to the team about...

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Make Comics Podcast Gets a New Lineup! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/05/make-comics-podcast-gets-a-new-lineup/ Wed, 16 May 2018 13:00:01 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4096 We here at Comics Experience are very excited about the new host lineup for our podcast, Make Comics! The comic book editors Nicole Boose (who is also Comics Experience’s general manager), Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons have taken the reins from Andy Schmidt, who started the podcast in 2011. Make Comics will continue to provide...

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Introduction to Digital Painting 2018 Open for Enrollment! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/05/introduction-to-digital-painting-2018-open-for-enrollment/ Tue, 15 May 2018 16:12:51 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4105 A new session of Introduction to Digital Painting is now open for enrollment! In this course, instructor Scott Johnson will teach you to paint over existing line art using innovative digital techniques. The upcoming session will begin on July 12, meeting weekly in our live online classroom. You can enroll here now! Scott got his...

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