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Week 1: Materials for Comics and the Use of Cross Hatching and Primitives with Ryan Benjamin

Week 1: Materials for Comics and the Use of Cross Hatching and Primitives
Study the Basics of Comic Art Explore the drawing materials for comic and the primitives' light principles

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Ryan Benjamin
Drawing Exercises, Sketching, Tools and Materials
2h 13m 10s

In week one, instructor Ryan Benjamin will introduce you to all drawing materials used in comic art. He will demonstrate the differences between drawing for fine arts and drawing for comics. You will learn the basics of cross-hatching and the lighting principles of primitive shapes.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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We have included a materials list as recommendation only. If you cannot find a specific material in your area, use the closest equivalent available to you. Doing so will allow you to have the best possible learning outcome from this course. For help with finding alternative materials, including how to take this course with digital tools, please join our community Discord.


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