Make a comic without words!
You’ve been bitten by a radioactive creature of your choice, and you’ve gained a superpower!
Will you use this power for good, or for evil?
Make a comic about your new abilities!
Your character is in a BAND!
Who are they in a band with?
What kind of music do they play?
What’s the band called?
Make a comic about them!
Now that a lot of us are spending less time in the house, our pets are finally getting some time to themselves! What mischief might they get up to?
Make a comic about some animal antics!
Now that the schools are going back, we’re switching up our Digital Comics Club scheduling! Going forward, comics prompts will be posted every Tuesday afternoon. Let’s get started with our first prompt of the term.
You’re going back to school!
What are you looking forward to? What are your worries?
Make a comic about how you feel.
Whatever you may feel about going back to school during a global pandemic, know that your feelings are valid, and you are not alone.
Your character can travel ANYWHERE for a holiday!
Where do they go, and what do they do there?
Make a comic about their travels!
Digital Comics Club will return in August.
Your character is a pirate in search of FABULOUS TREASURE!
Make a comic about what they’re looking for!
If you could COSPLAY as any character, who would it be, and why?
Draw yourself as your chosen character!
Words in boxes, balloons, bubbles, and other shapes! We covered this briefly way back in Week 1, but here’s a reminder of the types of balloons that we see the most often:
Like every other part of comics, lettering has endless possibilities. Some people letter by hand, others letter digitally (you can even design your own fonts), and it can look totally different depending on the comic! Have a look at the comics around you – what does the lettering look like?
Lettering can be tricky! Is there enough room for words in your panels? How big should your balloons be? Are two people talking in the same panel?! AHH! Here are some tips to make it easier:
Part of the fun of sound effects is making them look like the sound that they’re making! Think about what you ‘hear’ in your head as you imagine different sounds – what’s loud? What’s quiet? What else can you draw to make it really have an impact? Have a go at drawing your own sounds with the sheet below:
Comic Example: Step by Step!
We’ve gone through the steps on our own comic over the past few weeks, and now you can see them all together!