In this online program, you will learn how to make comics and cartoons, while draw your visual stories. You will learn about character design, comic terminologies, writing stories, comic book design, typography and gain inspiration from renowned contemporary comic artists and their works, as well as from traditional superheroes and Japanese Manga. You will learn to adapt stories into graphic narratives and complete a finished comic, drawing inspiration from comic books and other forms of art like music, movies, and videogames. You will have the opportunity to create works that represent your ideas using powerful composition and expressive design. Heroes, villains, scary monsters, and space aliens that want to take over the world will come to life in this hands-on virtual program.
Sarvenaz is an Iranian visual artist now based in Toronto. She received her BA in Painting and Visual Communication from Art University in Tehran. She has exhibited her work internationally and has recently participated in group exhibitions at Urban Space, Evergreen Brick Works and Capital One in Toronto. Last summer, Sarvenaz led People & Trees, a SPARK project about the life of trees that culminated with an art installation in East York’s Dentonia Park.