Comic Book Art

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Comic Book Art Short Course

Course Fee Duration Days*
AED 3,500 36 hours 2 Weekdays
(Excluding VAT)     
Next Starting Date Qualification Usual Timings*
07 Jan 2020
Comic Book Art Certificate 6pm - 9pm 
  Language Age Group
  English Young Creatives/Adults


* These times are based on how the course has been run in the past and are subject to change before each start date.


About This Course

Join Comic Book Art and learn the process of creating graphic novels and comics. You will study shot composition and character creation for comic books. Through individual and class exercises, along with one-on-one discussions with the experienced tutor; the students learn freehand drawing techniques then using Adobe Photoshop end with time-efficient
digital methods. Topics will include fundamentals of drawing, perspective, character development, storyboarding, inking, lettering and coloring. During the course, you will develop a portfolio with your character portraits and pinups. As the sessions conclude you will discover how to display and market your creative works.


Is this course for you?

  • Creative people who want to transition from traditional to digital illustration
  • Designers intending to develop their abilities in the comic book domain
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the process of creating comics and graphic novels
  • Those looking to build a portfolio of artwork to apply for a position or those joining for further cartooning or illustration courses
  • Comic book enthusiasts who want to express creativity and meet like-minded people
  • The general principles of this course apply to manga as much as superhero, funny animal or underground comics


Softwares Used

Adobe Photoshop



  • Photoshop interface for the digital comic artist
  • Fine-art drawing exercises
  • Pencilling Environments
  • Pencilling characters
  • Digital Inking
  • Colour theory
  • Finalising character model sheets for comics and animation