Storytelling with Pictures: An Introduction to Comics | Coni Yovaniniz | Skillshare

Storytelling with Pictures: An Introduction to Comics

Coni Yovaniniz, Comic Artist / Astronomy graduate

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12 Lessons (15m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Project: Turn a Book Scene into a Comic

    • 3. Pacing: What to Leave In, What to Leave Out

    • 4. Framing: What to Show, How to Show It

    • 5. Text: Showing Sound, Visually

    • 6. A Note on Lettering

    • 7. Flow: Arranging Panels Within the Page

    • 8. Choosing your Scene and Brainstorming

    • 9. Thumbnails

    • 10. Sketching and Lettering

    • 11. Inks and Final Pages

    • 12. Final Comments and Tips

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About This Class

Comics are a combination of pictures and words, but also a whole new narrative medium on its own! In this class, you'll go through the process of planning and making a comic, using some of the narrative techniques that are unique to this kind of visual narrative.

What you'll learn in this class:

  • Choosing the key moments and actions you'll show in your comic
  • Framing your comic panels to better communicate your story
  • Adding text and speech bubbles to your comic
  • Organizing a comic page in a way that's appealing and easy to read

This class is for anyone who wants to get started on comics, and requires no previous knowledge in this area! You can work with whatever medium or art style you want, so you can make a comic with your favorite tools or try something new!