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PLAYLISTS:

COMICS WORKSHOP
HOW-TO

Cartooning projects & techniques! Draw along @ home …

FREEMAN COLBY

Videos from the Civil War graphic novels!

“BUILD A WORLD”

Speed-drawing various settings & concept art…


How to Draw Freeman Colby #02: Enlisting (August 1862)

← #1: Stick Figure Soldier #3: How to Draw SARAH LOW → Draw along as Marek builds an entire camp scene with basic shapes & our F.A.S.T. (Face/Action/Setting/Text) toolbox. Learn to make expressive stick figure cartoons… EVERYBODY can create comics! TOOLS: pencil pen and/or marker (black ink) paper (any size; Marek’s using 8.5″x11″) eraser Extensions, […]

Cartooning Basics: Faces & Body Language

← BEFORE: Shapes & Faces! NEXT: Eyes? → Sometimes it helps to act out an idea, and FEEL the picture in your body. Today we’re turning a row of doodled stick-figure faces into a series of cartoons showing body language…. CHALLENGE ACTIVITY: Draw faces with a friend or family member, then swap pages & take […]

Diary Comic: "When I Feel…"

← CARTOONING BASICS: Shapes & Faces Set up an 8-page MINI-COMIC → I drew this diary comic after a long walk with my dog on a bright spring day. This simple 4-panel format helps me turn an emotion (stress) into a story (meeting up w/ neighbors & building something). Try it yourself, & see what […]

“Woogums Goes for a Walk” (1-Sheet / 8 Page)

← BEFORE: 1-Sheet Demo | Folding Guides NEXT: “Woogums #2” (COMING SOONish?!) → Here’s a desktop quick-draw, from blank paper to finished 8-page mini-comic. I didn’t really know how this story would end as I drew it… (Actually, I didn’t even know how it would start!) So, we might be in for some surprises along […]

1-Sheet / 8 page Mini-Comic (Folding)

← BEFORE: 1-Sheet Demo NEXT: Drawing an 8-page story → Here’s a quick guide to folding your own blank 8 page mini-comic from a single sheet of paper. This video demonstrates 3 sizes: 11″x17″ (or A3) 8.5″x11″ (or A4) 8.5″x14″ (legal). PRINTABLES: For printable templates & notes, join the Patreon → My initial 1-sheet HOW-TO […]

SONG: “Que Linda Es Nicaragua”

Students in the 2009 HSR Comics Exchange sing “Nicaragua Mia” (by Tino Lopez Guerra): Hey!  Look!  It’s the lyrics in COMIIIIIIIICS!: 

HSR Comics Exchange: Intro Video (2009)

2009 HSR Comics Delegation supported by Henniker-San Ramon Sister Community Project, with generous support from NH State Council on the Arts, Autodesk, Henniker Rotary, &c. …

“Build Your Own 8-Page”: ORIGINAL MINI | Updated POSTER version (2019)
“How to Create Comics”: ORIGINAL MINI |


PLAYLIST: “COMICS WORKSHOP Speed Draw!”

A full playlist of all Marek’s SPEED DRAW videos…


PLAYLIST: “Freeman Colby”

PLAYLIST: “Build a World”

PLAYLIST: “COMICS WORKSHOP: Student Artists”

PLAYLIST: “COMICS WORKSHOP Music Videos”

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