Comics are an amazing artform for conveying almost anything you can think of – heartfelt stories, jokes or even just shower thoughts! Come along and learn how to make a 4-panel comic from a moment in your life – no drawing ability required! In this class, you’ll learn how to pinpoint a great idea for a comic, come up with the right words and images, then turn that idea into something lovely.
No art experience required – just come and have a wonderful time!
What will we cover?
- Intro to comics
- Coming up with ideas
- Designing a simple character
- Planning – layout and scripting
- How to sketch out your comic
- Finishing touches
All materials provided.
- Wheelchair Accessible Venue
- Gender Neutral Bathrooms
- Quiet Spaces
- Discounted Early Bird Tickets
- Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
- Auslan Interpreted Upon Request
Who will be Teaching?
Robin French (they/them) is a British storyboard artist and illustrator who has been living in Melbourne for 2 years. They have worked on a wide range of animated TV shows for clients like Disney and Netflix, and during their personal practise they create art and comics inspired by nature and queer experiences. Robin also trades locally at art markets under the name Feral Rainbow, and enjoys teaching others through workshops and mentoring. Follow their work at @sketchrobin or their website.
Image by the Teacher
Any other questions or ways we can assist with accessibility? Just shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.