How to Make Comic Strips
How to Make Comic Strips with Paris Christou
In this six hour course you will learn how professional animator and illustrator, Paris Christou, maps out a strip, creates character model sheets, draws background art, adds typical comic strip elements (fonts, balloons, panels), and finally, completes three fully rendered cartoons in real time.
Paris also covers many of his own tricks to finishing comic strips on a deadline. For example, he discusses how to simplify your characters to draw them quicker and more efficiently by pulling common poses from a model sheet. He explains the correct way to brainstorm your character’s personalities and environments which will be your tool for coming up with stories, humor and engaging strips. Paris also teaches how to avoid common mistakes that most people make when starting to produce their own comic strips.
As a bonus, the course also teaches the fundamentals of marketing, self-publishing your work and earning revenue as a hobby or as career as a comic strip artist.