Time is running out if you want in to one of our Intro courses —
Intro to Comic Book Art starts this week, 1/29, and only has two slots open!
Intro to Coloring is down to only one slot open.
And Intro to Writing and Lettering and Production are already sold out!
These are our intro courses that will help you build your skills and reach your comic book goals, whether that’s breaking in or doing creator-owned work.
The classes still open are described below, but don’t wait!
PLEASE NOTE: The Intro classes are required prerequisites for our Advanced Classes in writing, art, and coloring. This is your opportunity to be ready for the next wave of our Advanced courses!
INTRODUCTION TO COMIC BOOK ART
Introduction to Comic Book Art will be taught by Robert Atkins, a professional comic book artist who has worked on G.I. Joe, Snake Eyes, Amazing Spider-Man, Heroes for Hire, Ultimatum Fantastic Four: Requiem and many others.
In this online course, you’ll learn how to improve your storytelling, what the professional standards are, how to avoid common pitfalls, how to build a great cover, and strategies to break into the business.
You’ll be asked to complete five pages of sequential comics pages under the guidance of your instructor and you’ll get all the behind the scenes tips Robert can pack into si, weeks.
You can read what one of Robert’s former students had to say about his teaching skills right here. Or check out Robert’s art and get a sense of his teaching philosophy in this Guest Blog about the Intro class.
Introduction to Comic Book Art with Robert Atkins
Begins January 29, 2014!
INTRODUCTION TO COMIC BOOK COLORING
Intro to Comic Book Coloring will be taught by Chris Sotomayor (aka Soto), professional colorist on countless Marvel titles (Spider-Man, X-Men, The Avengers, etc.).
In this six-week intensive class for colorists, you’ll learn all the necessary tools and tricks for not only coloring with Photoshop, but also how to tell great stories through color.
You’ll get access to all the tools of the trade, tips on how to break in, and you’ll be working with Chris on the pages you color for the class.
You can read Soto’s own thoughts on the class right here…OR read why the class is even better than marriage right here!
Intro to Comic Book Coloring with Soto
Begins February 3, 2014!
Our courses are offered LIVE, streaming online, and you can attend from wherever you live. You’ll be able to see your instructor and his desktop, interact with your classmates, and discuss your classwork in real time. Recordings are available during the duration of the course if you miss one, and you’ll be able to communicate with your classmates all week long in a special, dedicated online forum for just you and your class.
We hope to see you in our courses or as part of our Creators Workshop community. Sign up now!
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!