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Cartooning Made Easy: Creating with Public Domain Comics

Angela Veals, Public Domain Specialist

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6 Videos (24m)
    • Cartooning Made Easy Introduction

    • Class Project

    • Method 1

    • Method 2

    • In Conclusion

    • Bonus: Goofnutz Bubble Gum Idea


About This Class


As part of the Cartooning Made Easy Course Series: This class focuses on Images specifically from public domain comic books. Creating derivative works from public domain resources is always the project focus.

In This class you will learn how to:

  • Recognize and locate public domain comics (Research comics, choose image for purpose)
  • Process the comic book image (digitally clean it up, modify it to suit your purpose)
  • Finalize the image by an easy vectoring process, 

7 of 7 students recommendSee All

Introduction to something I had never heard of and would like to explore more.
Hal Kirby

Retired Air Force Pilot and now a geezer artist.

Great idea for open source images!
Excellent short course on re-purposing public domain comic panels . Great idea . Many Thanks





Angela Veals

Public Domain Specialist


Welcome to the learning space of copyright free and open source community. I began learning about the copyright laws back in 2008 as my hobby focusing specifically on the expired copyright works commonly referred to as the public domain.

Understanding copyright laws, what is and isn't "free and legal". Watching the "landmines" of copyright laws and their applications for creative works, patents, and trademarks. While I'm not an attorney nor do I play one on the internet ...

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