Drawing with Dr. McNinja: Creating an Action Comics Page | Christopher Hastings | Skillshare

Drawing with Dr. McNinja: Creating an Action Comics Page

Christopher Hastings, Comic Artist, Writer

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11 Lessons (34m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. What We're Going to Do

    • 3. Your Assignment

    • 4. Why Comics?

    • 5. Writing: From Prose to Script

    • 6. Sketching I: Character Design

    • 7. Sketching II: Panel Layout

    • 8. Drawing I: Pencils

    • 9. Drawing II: Ink

    • 10. Final Touch: Lettering

    • 11. Conclusion

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About This Class

Peel back the curtain and see how an action comic comes to life! Join Christopher Hastings — creator of The Adventures of Dr. McNinja — for a 30-min class showing his process for creating a black-and-white action comic.

This class has a sly sense of humor, moves quickly, and covers a lot. Learn how to adapt prose into a comics script; lay out panels for visual interest; and sketch, draw, and ink a comic in a style of your choosing. Plus, along the way, Christopher recommends a number of additional resources for further study.

You should take this class if you're interested in comics, love Christopher's acclaimed style, or simply want to see a master at work. Artists, illustrators, writers, and enthusiasts of all skill levels welcome.





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Christopher Hastings

Comic Artist, Writer

Christopher Hastings is a writer and artist of comics and other things. He is the author of The Adventures of Dr. McNinja, a continuing online comic series with book collections available from Dark Horse Comics. He also writes the ongoing Adventure Time comic series.

Christopher's written a bunch of other comics, most notably Deadpool, Longshot Saves the Marvel Universe, and a 2013 adaptation of the classic arcade game, Dig Dug (which he also drew.) He was also the artist for the comic...

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