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Digital Comic Art: Intermediate

Design Crafts & Graphic Arts, Creative Industries

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

14th Apr 2020, 8 weeks

Day(s):

Tuesday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 120

Overview

Aimed at those with a growing practice in comic art, this fun course will help you develop your creative and technical skills in digital and traditional comic art techniques. You'll further explore comic art techniques from story ideas and sketchbook type drawing, through to finishing artwork ready for your own comic strip in a supportive environment.

The course is set within an open and friendly art studio atmosphere and taught by experienced Scottish artist and lecturer Russell McEwan who currently draws for Horrere Comics, Madius Comics, and Cabal Comics Group.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Enthusiasm for digital comic art.

What you study

  • Adobe Photoshop.
  • Wacom tablets.
  • Artwork scanning and digitisation.
  • Digital painting and colour.
  • Media management.
  • Sketchbook and Materials.
  • Anatomy.
  • Character Design.
  • Composition.
  • Colour.
  • Perspective.

After the course

Careers

Possible other routes - entertainment design, film, gaming, and advertising: storyboard artist, art direction, concept artist, and writer.  Drawing skills - visual communication career routes.

Continuing study

  • Study Media, Art, or Professional writing at the college.
  • More advanced evening class or progression to NC or HN in Graphic Design and Illustration.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The College has developed this range of creative digital workshops to inspire individuals to start or further develop their own comic art journey. The workshops are delivered in an informal and supportive way by our highly experienced staff, who are artists, photographers, designers and makers. So why not take this opportunity to meet and learn with like-minded individuals in a friendly and creative atmosphere… this is the time to be inspired!

Additional Information

Materials

We’ll expect you to bring basic drawing materials;  pens, pencils and paper.  We’ll supply industry standard hardware and software.

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    14th Apr 2020, 8 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 120