Improvising Comics: Techniques to Generate Funny Ideas

John McNamee, Cartoonist and Comedy Writer

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8 Lessons (23m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:29
    • 2. Your Project Assignment

      1:38
    • 3. Drawing Simply

      2:40
    • 4. Generating Ideas

      2:58
    • 5. Expanding Your Ideas

      3:18
    • 6. Ending Your Comic

      6:47
    • 7. Conclusion

      3:24
    • 8. More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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About This Class

Ever wanted to make comics, but didn't know what to draw? Join John McNamee (Pie Comic, the Onion News Network, Clickhole) as he shows you how to use ideas from the world of improv comedy to help you make comics. In this class you'll learn to draw faster and more simply, generate funny ideas, explore what's funny about those ideas, and come up with the punchiest punch lines. This is the perfect class for beginners, or veteran comic makers who just want to inject a little more fun into their work.