Faster than a Speeding Bullet: Comic Book Creation II

Art and Design Classes for Kids and Teens

Complement what you learned about comic book writing in your In a Single Bound: Comic Book Creation I class with this new follow-up class! Students will take what they learned in their previous comics class and apply it by looking deeper into the diverse world of comics and exciting, alternative formats of storytelling.

By working through speed sketching exercises and relevant assignments, students will learn how to produce comics at a faster pace, allowing them to create even more original characters and storylines to match their quick imaginations. Throughout the class, the techniques, materials, and disciplines used to create professional comic art will guide instruction.

Students will also focus on the following skills: Gesture drawing; page layout and composition; inking; advanced lettering; and sound effects.

Prerequisite Class: In a Single Bound: Comic Book Creation I.

What to Bring: Drawing notebook; pens and pencils. / Students will spend approximately $50 on supplies (not included in tuition). / A complete list of suggested materials will be discussed during the first class meeting.

Students must be eleven years, and not older than fourteen years of age, on the first day of class. View complete policies here.

Class Scholarships and Savings

/ Financial-need scholarships available for teens ages 12-14 residing in Minneapolis proper. Learn more and apply online.
/ Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same day registrations only).


Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

Course Number: CST 9505
Dates: Jul. 7 – Jul. 30
Monday, Wednesday
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Dave Wheeler
Morrison Building Room M201
Non-Credit Tuition: $280.00

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