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Digital Comic Art: An Introduction

Applied Computing & Digital Technologies, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

26th Nov 2019, 10 weeks

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 120

Overview

Aimed at beginners, this is a fun introductory course which will 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

Visual communication career routes or other routes including - film, gaming, and advertising: storyboard artist, art direction, concept artist, writer.

Continuing Study

  • More advanced evening class or progression to NC or HN.
  • Media, Art, or Professional writing at the college.

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 4th Feb 2020 - 10th Mar 2020 6 weeks 6 weeks View »