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Digital Comic Art: An Introduction

Applied Computing & Digital Technologies, Faculty of Creative Industries

Course full

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

28th Nov 2017, 12 weeks

28th Nov 2017, 12 weeks

Day(s):

Tuesday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

See alternative times and dates »

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 113

Overview

Aimed at beginners, this is a fun introductory course which will help you start developing your creative and technical skills in digital and traditional comic art techniques. You'll explore comic projects from initial 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 environment and taught by experienced Scottish artist and lecturer Russell MacEwan 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

  • Introduction to comic industry; styles and trends plus history.
  • Materials and media - traditional and digital.
  • Character development.
  • Scriptwriting for comics.
  • Page layout.
  • Speech bubbles and effects.
  • Produce a five page digital comic plus cover art.

 

After the course

Careers

More advanced evening class or progression to NC or HN.

Continuing Study

  • Drawing skills: visual communication career routes.
  • Possible other routes: Film, gaming, and advertising: storyboard artist, art direction, concept artist, writer.
  • Study Media, Art, or Professional writing at COGC.

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!

 

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00 6th Feb 2018 - 13th Mar 2018 6 weeks 6 weeks View »
  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    28th Nov 2017, 12 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 113