Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Working with ... comics. Drawing characters.

    Students have to draw two characters based on their description given to them. even though, each work will come out different!!!

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Working with ... comics. Faces and expressions.

     Shoo Rayner shows us how to draw 13 Faces of Fear!!! Check this video before trying to draw the exercises from your workbook.


Working with ... comics. Space frame.

    A panel, frame or box is one drawing on a page, and contains a segment of action. A page may have one or many panels, and panels are frequently, but not always, surrounded by a border or outline

    The student is given a number of images that has to copy and organize in his/her final composition. It has to add two extra elements and draw the motion lines.

Other examples:

Sunday, 2 September 2012


  1. What is a comic?
  2. What does this mean? The teacher will draw some symbolia and balloons on the blackboard.
  3. Can you name me a famous comic character played on TV?
Comic is a medium that uses both visual (non-verbal) and verbal language to tell us a story.

Publication formats                                                                       
      Comic Book is like a magazine that tells a long story (Batman, Superman, Mortadelo y Filemón, etc.) or a series of different stories and authors (TBO).

      Comic Strip generally refers to daily and Sunday newspaper publications. Many comic strips have been collected into comic books.