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Click to see some characters designed by younger campers — Feel free to base YOUR characters on any of these interesting drawings!
DAY 1 (Tuesday)
For a warm-up exercise, we created BLOB CHARACTERS:
Here are some basic terms we used today: P*I.E., basic Storytelling Tools, “CARTOON” & “COMICS”…
You can draw your mini-comics at print size, or 2x size (draw & write BIG!). Here’s what that looks like:
Here’s my 1-sheet mini by the end of class. I’m drawing @ print size, & I skipped the Outside Front Cover (p.1) to start drawing on p.2-3:
We’ll draw as much as we can this week & share our pages at Thursday’s class!
This is the basic setup we did together in class today…
Here’s what it looks like when I’m making up an 8-page about a new character! (I’m using the “START NORMAL → SOMETHING UNUSUAL HAPPENS” story design.)
DAY 2 (Thursday)
COMICS IN PROGRESS…
Here are a couple of pages from my own project: