Introduction to Cartooning Online Short Course

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  • Online
  • Wann:
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Learn the Fundamentals of Cartooning! Do you flick to the cartoons each time you open the paper? Find yourself scouring book sales for second-hand comics? Maybe you consider yourself a Web comic afficianado? If you have always wanted to try your hand at cartooning, this beginners' course will guide you through the process of creating sequential art for commercial publishers, as well as manage, underground comics and the art comic's scene.  This interactive online course considers everything from style, characters, scenarios and storytelling through to lettering, inking, colouring and the publishing process.  With a bit of talent and some practise thrown in, you may even find yourself building a career from your cartooning passion. Introduction to Cartooning is a beginners' course and guides you through the process of how to create cartoons. By the end of this course, you will be able to: Understand the fundamentals cartooning Understand the history of cartnooning Use drawing concepts to create characters and scenarios Utilize drawing techniques to create cartoons Understand basic manga concepts Draw perspectives Use Inking techniques in your cartoons Color your cartoons Course Fast Facts: Easy to follow and understand Only 10 to 16 hours of study is required Unlimited, lifetime access to online course Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Download printer friendly course content Certificate of completion provided How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent to you with your URL login address and your password (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. The course is easy to follow and understand. All...

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Voraussetzungen: Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Minimum age Minimum age of 16 years. If you are under 18 your application must be signed by a parent or guardian. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer...


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Section One: Introduction to Cartooning

  • Framework
  • What is Cartooning
  • A Word About Cartooning
  • History of Cartooning
  • Draw Like an Egyptian
  • The Da Vinci code
  • Da Vinci: Off the top of his head
  • Da Vinci: Imagine that
  • Da Vinci: Head traps
  • Remembering Rembrandt
  • Honouring Daumier
  • Einstein Lightens Up
  • Thought Experiments
  • Thought Experiments continued
  • Manga Mania
  • Pause to Assess

Section Two: Drawing Techniques

  • The Next Step
  • Basic Training
  • Line Around
  • Whats my Line
  • The warm up
  • Daring to Doodle
  • Saving Face
  • Don't look now
  • Face Value
  • Who nose
  • Ready for Close Up
  • Turn the other Cheek
  • Placing that Face
  • Body Building
  • Body Exersise
  • A Polite Gesture
  • Quick Draw
  • The Body Politic
  • Standing Tall
  • Foreshortening
  • At Play with Space
  • Give yourself a hand
  • Outer Space
  • Hand it to Albrecht
  • Animal Magnatism
  • A Horse of a different Colour
  • Still Life
  • The Seat of Knowledge
  • Upside-down
  • A Leg Up
  • Big Wheels
  • Sitting Tall
  • My husband, the Chair
  • One-point perspective
  • Your perspective
  • Two-Point Perspective
  • Your Perspective
  • Pause to Assess

Section Three: Developing story ideas

  • The Next Step Here's a Great Idea
  • Next: The Master Plan
  • Sample Script Page One
  • More on Scripting
  • Character Building
  • Time Period
  • Time On Your Hands
  • Setting
  • More On Setting
  • Far-Out Setting
  • Page Layouts
  • More on Page Layouts
  • Even More on Page Layouts
  • New Horizons
  • Page Layout Example
  • One-Panel Exercise
  • Three-Panel Page Layouts
  • Three-Panel Exercise
  • Five-Panel Page Layouts
  • Five-Panel Exercise
  • Six-Panel Page Layouts
  • Six-Panel Exercise
  • Nine-Panel Page Layouts
  • Nine-Panel Exercise
  • Inking 
  • Think Ink
  • Inking and Lettering
  • Take a Letter
  • Lettering and Word Balloons
  • Colouring
  • Making a Scene
  • Another Word on Colouring
  • More on Colouring

Section Four: Moving Forward

  • Pause to Assess
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Publishing Your Work
  • To Publish or Not to Publish?
  • Thats All! For Now...

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Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction and interaction with your tutor, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of each course run every month. They last six weeks, with two new lessons being released weekly (for a total of 12). The courses are entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes,...