Creating Characters for Comics

Learn how to create a unique, developed character from scratch!

Kids will have the opportunity to work together and individually to create characters for comics. Using personality and design prompts, kids will have the freedom to use their imaginations to make up their own characters with their own backstories and identities.

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Creating Characters for Comics
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1 Your Guide

Jessica Mai Learn more about me

Hi! I'm Jess! I am a professional artist and musician and I love supporting young artists in the arts! I am a digital illustrator, children's book author/artist, children's musician and media maker (look up "Penny Pom Pom") and I also love to paint with acrylics and watercolour.

My favourite colour is purple and I have a pet cat named Hero!

2 Materials Needed

Blank paper, lined paper, pencil, eraser, artists pens (Faber Castell, Micron etc), pencil crayons or markers

3 Learning Focus

  • Collaborating
  • Creative thinking

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Series A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

5 Best Suited For:

Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 12 - 14

Yellow and blue gear

I am confident & have done this before.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.