Ask for an Intro Course for the Holidays!

ComicsExperience_logoStill wondering what to ask for this holiday season? A Comics Experience intro course makes a perfect gift to give or request! And now is the time to sign up.

A Comics Experience course isn’t just a gift, it’s an investment. Our courses and Creators Workshop have helped many alums fulfill their own personal, creative and professional goals and make comics!

Just mention the recipient’s name when you register for a gift course, and they’ll be ready to start when their course begins!

This holiday season is the perfect time to register for the upcoming round of our popular introductory courses in Comic Book Coloring, Art, Writing, and Lettering, coming in February 2016.

We’re sure more than a few of you out there are making New Year’s resolutions centered on stepping up your comic creation game. Now’s your chance. No more excuses!

Please note that the February 2016 Introduction to Comic Book Art course is your last chance to fulfill the prerequisite for Advanced Comic Book Art coming in March 2016!

Andy liveKeep your eye on the blog for more details regarding the Advanced Art class.

Our instructors are working professionals with a proven aptitude for teaching, and they offer individualized attention geared toward addressing every student’s unique skills and needs.

Because of our personalized, student-centered approach, we cap each course at a strictly-limited number of seats, so don’t wait to guarantee your spot!

Register today for your chance to develop your craft, increase your skills, and achieve your goals as a comics creator! View details below, or visit our Courses page for a complete listing of these and ALL Comics Experience courses!


  • Introduction to Comic Book Coloring | Starts February 1
    Taught by prolific colorist Chris Sotomayor, Intro to Coloring emphasizes coloring comics with Photoshop and how to use color as a storytelling device. Details here.
  • Introduction to Comic Book Art | Starts February 3
    Artist Robert Atkins guides students through lessons on visual storytelling, professional standards, and building your portfolio and career. Details here.
  • Introduction to Comic Book Writing | Starts February 10
    Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt teaches students how to tell compelling stories using the language of comics! Details here.
  • Comic Book Lettering & Production | Starts February 15
    Join 20-year (and counting!) comics industry pro Dave Sharpe for an intensive look at effective lettering techniques, and how the right font and placement choices make all the difference in storytelling. Details here.

More 2016 courses are being added for all levels. Check out our Courses page for the complete list, and continue to watch for updates!


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!