How to Make a Comic Book: A 4-Page Mini Comic

Eric Faries, Never stop creating!

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12 Videos (58m)
    • Introduction

      1:49
    • Tools Needed

      1:32
    • Brainstorming and Plot Summary

      4:27
    • Writing a Script

      10:28
    • Mini Comics and Webcomics

      1:08
    • Character Creation

      2:47
    • Rough Layouts

      2:46
    • Pencils

      6:12
    • Traditional Inks

      3:38
    • Digital Inks

      5:15
    • Finishing Touches

      10:09
    • Publishing

      7:56
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About This Class

In this class, I will be teaching you — from start to finish — the process of creating a comic book. Each major step in the creation process will be separated into its own segment. This way, you can easily go to the part you want to focus on. Or, in case you are already familiar with some of the concepts, or only wish to learn about a specific portion, you can jump straight there.

More specifics: I will be creating a 4-page mini comic, which I will explain in the lessons. This is great for learning: you get to see me create a full comic, while still keeping the class short and giving you the chance to make your own full story. It's perfect to help newcomers get past any fear of having to do a full 32-36 page story — you can start off with something small, easy, and super fun!

So, I hope you enjoy the class! If you have any questions afterwards, just drop them in the discussion section so that I can read and answer them. If a lot of people have similar questions, I can also make extra videos and post them to the class.

Enjoy, and have fun!

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This class was super helpful, I can't wait to start working on this comic, I think I may just jump straight from mini comic to a full one just because I have a bunch of ideas that keep popping into my head that I can't get rid of.
I am an artist and I wanted to learn how to write a story for my own comic. This helped me so much! Definitely recommend this class. =)
Very helpful. Pretty much exactly what I was looking for.

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Eric Faries

Never stop creating!

Greetings! My name is Eric, and i am a freelance artist who loves comics! More then anything i wish to work on comics every day, so i am working on making that dream a reality! I've done video lessons on Youtube for over 6 years now, and have decided to bring my teaching knowledge over here!

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