In this online program, you will learn how to make comics and draw your own visual stories. You will learn about character design, comic terminologies, writing stories, comic book design, and typography. 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 inspired by comic books and other forms of art like music, movies, and video games. Focus will be on colour theory, perspective, dynamic human figure drawing and composition. 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 all come to life in this hands-on online class.
Comic Book Art
TIME: 4:30 - 6:00PM
COURSE ID: 13455
TERM DATES: January 11th, 2021 - March 13th, 2021 (no classes on Monday, February 15th, 2021)
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.