Real time video lectures in Zoom (Ensure you have a stable and reliable internet connection).
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +3 hours (Check the time difference to your location)
Monday, 12.07.2021, 10:00-14:15
Introducing the goal. Script planning and formatting. Comic script and layout creation software.
Narrative and Dramaturgy: What are the compelling stories (well-told good stories)? Character, event, time-space. Brief introduction and comparison of long and short story structures.
Pitching ideas and feedback. Assigning a homework assignment (writing a script or a plot outline).
Tuesday, 13.07.2021, 10:00-14:15
Homework Review / Feedback.
Long structure. Creating empathy for the character, main conflict, character development, catharsis, and creating a message.
Short structure: fatal mistake, anagnorisis, dramatic irony, situational irony.
Assigning homework (finishing the scenario and creating a layout based on it).
Wednesday, 14.07.2021, 10:00-14:15
First half of the day: Homework Review / Feedback.
Writing dialogue. Metaphor (creation of metaphor scene).
Comics and Illustration
Character design. Drawing without drawing.
Second half of the day: Character design. Practical theory of composition. The task is to develop your story as a visual design.
Thursday, 15.07.2021, 10:00-14:15
Creating the environment. Color teaching. Visual narration. Create storytelling in a comic strip. Storyboard theory. Review your homework. Finishing and forming your story.
Friday, 16.07.2021, 10:00-14:15
An overview of digital drawing techniques. Practical tips for the future. Weekly review, general and personal feedback.
Important: No preliminary drawing skills needed!