Comic Book Art: Characters in a Whacky World – GRADES 3-9

Comic Book Art-Characters Grades 3-6

Comic Book Art: Characters in a Whacky World

APRIL 12-16, Grades 3-9

In this online program, you will learn how to make comics and draw your own visual stories based on a character that you create and the imaginative world that the character lives in. You will learn about character design, comic terminologies, writing stories, comic book design, and typography, as you explore your own imagination. Gain inspiration from renowned international comic artists and their works. You will complete a finished comic inspired by comic books from around the world and your own stories. 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.

Materials List

Dates & Times


Time: APRIL 12-16, 9:00am - 10:30am

Course Code: 13517



Cost: $165.00 + HST



Time: APRIL 12-16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Course Code: 13530



Cost: $165.00 + HST


Materials List:

  • Mini round brads/paper fasteners (at least 20)
  • Push pin 
  • Canson Bristol pad (9"x12, 25 pages)
  • Canson XL Watercolour pad (9"x12", 9 pages)
  • Paper for sketching
  • Watercolour set
  • Paint brushes
  • Black pen (ex. Pigma pen #03 or #05)
  • Black Sharpie with fine tip
  • Sharpie metallic marker
  • Coloured markers (Sharpie or Crayola, etc.)
  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser
  • A cup of water (for watercolour)
  • Tissue paper
  • Scissor
  • Ruler (optional)