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Penciling and Inking for Comics with Ryan Benjamin

📆 Mondays @ 10am PT | January 23rd - February 27th

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    Get ready to unleash your inner comic artist with this interactive Live Class from NMA instructor Ryan Benjamin! In this 5-week course, you'll get a walkthrough of the "Penciling and Inking for Comics" course and learn the core content from the upcoming Learning Tracks. Ryan will provide a comprehensive guide on drawing comics, starting with the materials you'll need and moving on to the basics of cross-hatching and the importance of primitives in constructing complex shapes. You'll also learn how to apply fundamental lighting principles to render comic characters, set up a comic scene from a script, and study different inking techniques. By the end of this course, you'll be able to create comics with speed and confidence. Sign up now to reserve your spot in this exciting class!

    Each week, you will be asked to watch the video instruction from the pre-recorded course "Penciling and Inking for Comics", complete the week's assignments, and turn them in 24-hours before the class. Then, during Live Class, Ryan will answer your questions and critique as many assignments as time allows.

    👉 Click here to access the pre-recorded Course
    Click here to access the Live Classroom

Meet Your Instructor

Ryan Benjamin is a professional comic artist with more than 28 years of experience in the industry. He started his career with Image Comics in 1994. Later, he joined DC and Marvel, where he collaborated on many successful projects such as Batman Beyond, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Superman, Black Panther, and more. Ryan also teaches comic BootCamp around the world. His top-selling comic is Brothers Bond; it was nominated in 2018 for the Eisner Award for the Best Webcomic.