Penciling and Inking for Comics (Live Class)

Join NMA instructor Ryan Benjamin for a walkthrough of his course Penciling and Inking for Comics. This interactive live class allows you to work through core course content from the upcoming Learning Tracks as an Interactive Live Class. In this 5-week course, instructor Ryan Benjamin will provide an informative guide on drawing comics. To begin, you will learn the drawing and inking materials needed for the course. Ryan will teach you the basics of cross-hatching. Then, you will explore the importance of primitives in constructing complex shapes. Ryan will show you how to apply the fundamental lighting principles to render comic characters. You will watch him set up a comic scene from a script. Lastly, you will study the different inking techniques used in comics. After this course, you will be able to create comics with speed and confidence.

2 Lessons 1h 8m 23s of videos

Previously Live

Common Questions

How do I earn a Certificate of Completion for this class?

Earn a digital Certificate of Completion when you complete this Live Class and submit all assignments for review before the end of term. The guidelines with all the information pertaining to the Certificate of Completion are here: Live Class Certificate of Completion Guide. Additionally, students who fulfill the certificate requirements will receive a special badge for display in the NMA community forums and Discord server.

How do I participate in these Live Classes?

You can participate by accessing the live lesson page on Mondays at 10:00 am PT. This event is for NMA subscribers, you can sign up for important email updates here. You will be updated when the stream goes live, with assignment reminders, and any schedule changes.

How can I submit my work for critique?

If you want to submit your drawing for critique, follow the submission guidelines PDF located in the assignment tab of each lesson.

What materials do I need to get for this Live Class?

A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare.

Are there any assignments in this Live Class?

This Live Class includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the content hosted by Ryan. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.

How can I interreact with other students taking this Live Class?

A great way to interact with fellow students is to join our Discord channel. Each Live Class has its very own channel where students can interact, ask questions, submit for community feedback, and more. This is also a great resource for updates and other events happening here at New Masters Academy.