Comics Experience http://www.comicsexperience.com Online Courses and Community for Comic Book Writing and Art Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:23:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Claude Policart’s Amplexus Now on comiXology! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/01/claude-policarts-amplexus-now-on-comixology/ Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:23:51 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4375 Claude Policart threw himself enthusiastically into Comics Experience courses. With Intro to Comic Book Writing with Andy Schmidt, Intro to Comic Book Coloring with Chris Sotomayor, and Intro to Comic Book Art with Robert Atkins and Phil Sevy all under his belt, he’s ready to share his one-man read Amplexus with readers around the world....

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Episode #168 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/01/episode-168-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Wed, 09 Jan 2019 19:48:44 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4366 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, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Meet Paul! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/01/meet-paul/ Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:00:42 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4353 Comics Experience faculty member Paul Allor has enjoyed an exciting career in comics so far, with credits including household names like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe, and Clue and independent titles like Tet, Past the Last Mountain, and Monstro Mechanica. And more, of course! His is a thoughtful and experienced voice in the Workshop...

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Episode #167 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2019/01/episode-167-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 03 Jan 2019 18:36:05 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4352 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, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Meet Andy! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/12/meet-andy/ Fri, 21 Dec 2018 19:03:01 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4346 Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt will be teaching his signature Introduction to Comics Writing course beginning February 6. But there’s more to his life than running our fair community! Comics Experience: Tell us a little bit about your life outside of comics. Andy Schmidt: I have a need to constantly be learning and trying new...

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Gutter Magic Now in the Script Archive! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/12/gutter-magic-now-in-the-script-archive/ Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:15:06 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4341 Creators Workshop member, class alumnus Rich Douek has generously donated his scripts to the Script Archive! “Whatever success I have had in comics so far is, in a big part, thanks to Comics Experience – and not just the courses I took, but my involvement in the workshop and the community,” Rich says. “Anything I...

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Organizing Your Comics Workflow Video Now Available! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/12/organizing-your-comics-workflow-video-now-available/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:29:12 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4340 Creators Workshop members can now access a video workshop on Organizing Your Comics Workflow! This 35-minute video, featuring Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt, discusses the benefits and how-tos of setting up a seamless system for yourself and your collaborators. It’s not flashy, but it’s a topic that should be discussed more than it is. The...

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2019 Introduction to Screenwriting Now Open for Enrollment! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/12/2019-introduction-to-screenwriting-now-open-for-enrollment/ Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:00:07 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4339 The first 2019 Introduction to Screenwriting class with James Janowsky is now open to enrollees! It all starts January 24. Our courses tend to fill up quickly, so make sure to sign up here to ensure you land the slot you want. James is a comic book writer and screenwriter with six years of teaching...

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Episode #166 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/12/episode-166-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:00:10 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4338 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, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Why Do You Want to Make Comics? http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/12/why-do-you-want-to-make-comics/ Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:22:08 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4335 The Comics Experience Creators Workshop forum supports and encourages meaningful discussion about making comics. That includes great conversation starters like the one below, excerpted from a post by entertainment lawyer and Creators Workshop pro member Gamal Hennessy. Here, Gamal challenges us to ask ourselves why we want to make comics, and to use the answers...

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Three Workshops on Comic Book Writing for $9.95! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/12/three-workshops-on-comic-book-writing-for-9-95/ Sat, 01 Dec 2018 19:26:40 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4326 They’re fun, they’re affordable, and they’re packed with valuable insight on writing comics! Now through December 10, 2018, we’re offering a package of three workshop videos for a budget-friendly $9.95. These three videos are part of our catalog of over 130 live sessions, discussions, and tutorials included in our Creators Workshop membership. Topics include writing,...

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Now Open for 2019 Enrollment: Intro to Comic Book Art! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/now-open-for-2019-enrollment-intro-to-comic-book-art/ Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:09:17 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4324 Phillip Sevy‘s first Introduction to Comic Book Art of 2019 is now open for enrollment! Class begins January 30 – just in time for you to start putting all of your New Year’s resolutions into action. “The main of the course is focused on visual storytelling. We’ll touch upon proportions, figures, and perspective, but the...

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Warm Up to CE’s Winter Courses! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/warm-up-to-ces-winter-courses/ Wed, 28 Nov 2018 19:39:19 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4322 Comics Experience and Screen Experience’s next slate of courses is now open for enrollment! Beginning in January, you can choose from courses in writing, art, and production for comics or screen. CE courses are a great way to launch your goals for the new year — or a great gift for lighting someone’s creative spark. All...

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Comic Book Script Archive Adds Scripts from Three Published Comics Experience Writers! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/comic-book-script-archive-adds-scripts-from-three-published-comics-experience-writers/ Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:00:49 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4320 Three new scripts are now available from the Comic Book Script Archive, presented by Comics Experience! Donated by writers Chris Clark, Bruce Kim, and Glenn Møane, each script is from a project chosen for publication through our partnership with Source Point Press. All three titles premiered at New York Comic Con 2018, and began their path to...

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Episode #165 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/episode-165-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:41:55 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4318 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, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Andy Schmidt Says Goodbye to Stan Lee http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/andy-schmidt-says-goodbye-to-stan-lee/ Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:17:58 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4308 This blog has been cross-posted from Andy’s Facebook page, with his permission. I’m sure you have all heard by now that Stan Lee, perhaps the chief architect of Marvel Comics, passed away at the age of 95. There are a lot of things one could choose to discuss about Stan Lee, and most of those...

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Episode #164 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/11/episode-164-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:15:32 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4306 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, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Alum Chris Massari’s Six Swords Now on Kickstarter! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/alum-chris-massaris-six-swords-now-on-kickstarter/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:02:36 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4297 “It explores themes such as the fruitlessness of revenge, remorse about our past, and the redemption we seek for our sins.” – Six Swords creative team “If flying heads and f-bombs are also up your alley, you won’t want to miss this.” – Matthew Peter Murphy Comics Experience alum Chris Massari and collaborators have partnered...

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Episode #163 of the Make Comics Podcast Posted! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/episode-163-of-the-make-comics-podcast-posted/ Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:05:08 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4296 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, Nicole Boose, Heather Antos, and Jim Gibbons as they discuss making comics! Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes! Or check...

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Workshop Member’s Treasure Chest Comics Wins a Diamond Daily Award! http://www.comicsexperience.com/2018/10/treasure-chest-comics-wins-a-diamond-daily-award/ Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:00:42 +0000 http://www.comicsexperience.com/?p=4292 Creators Workshop member Eugene Rose manages the Stafford, Virginia-based Treasure Chest Comics, which recently won a Diamond Daily Award at New York Comic-Con! Their Reading Raiders program, with t-shirts featuring art by Gannon Beck, received recognition for encouraging comic book readers to check out new titles. The initiative works like a library. Subscribers must pick...

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