with Jon Chad

Ink Outside the Box! How to Make a Comic Book

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Share your story through comics! In this interactive class, cartoonist Jon Chad shows you the ins and outs of making a comic book.

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Jon Chad is a passionate and prolific cartoonist with an insane love for reading and making comics. His first published work was a science series for ...Read more

Lessons (9)

What Is a Comic Book?
1. What Is a Comic Book?
Meet Jon Chad and get started by learning what makes a comic. Then Jon goes over the tools and materials you'll need to get started.
6min
Creating Characters
2. Creating Characters
Characters are the pillar of every story. In this lesson, Jon shows you how to design a diverse cast of characters with personalities that make for fu...Read more
9min
Character Acting
3. Character Acting
Just like in the movies, your comic characters need to act! Follow along as Jon shares tips and exercises to help you bring out the most of your chara...Read more
10min
Word Balloons, Lettering & Sound Effects
4. Word Balloons, Lettering & Sound Effects
Lettering is not only an important component of many comics, it's also an extension of acting. Here, Jon covers best lettering practices, then shows y...Read more
12min
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Jon Chad is a passionate and prolific cartoonist with an insane love for reading and making comics. His first published work was a science series for ...Read more