TeacherI'm a laid-back comic book creator and cartoonist who's looking to have my series "Jeff & Taylor" be one of the most popular comics in the world. I'm slowly reaching my goal, and I'm giving back by having comic and drawing lessons. View Profile
- Total Time 2 hr, 39 min
- Lessons 14
- Attachments 11
- Exercises 47
14 Lessons in This Course
13 minFREECartooning lesson 1Free7 CQ
Do you dream of creating a comic or manga? In this introductory lesson, learn about the fundamentals of storytelling for graphic novels and comics.
14 minCartooning lesson 28 CQ
In this lesson, Jose M provides some guidance on creating consistency, responding to trolls, and referencing brands in your comic or graphic novel.
13 minCartooning lesson 37 CQ
In this lesson, learn all about arranging and varying comic panel sizes, shapes, and lines to enhance your storyline, and check out some manga for inspiration!
7 minCartooning lesson 44 CQ
In this lesson, Jose M offers guidance on a variety of comic-based topics, including how many pages to include in your comic and what to put on the cover.
9 minCartooning lesson 55 CQ
In this lesson, comic creator Jose M demonstrates how to draw several different types of speech bubbles to convey different emotions, thoughts, and actions.
12 minCartooning lesson 67 CQ
In this lesson, Jose M reviews a few different types of speech bubbles in Western comics and manga. You'll also learn more about the comic publishing process.
12 minCartooning lesson 77 CQ
In this lesson, Jose M explains the fundamentals of lettering in comics and graphic novels. Learn about fonts, formatting, foreign languages, and more.
9 minCartooning lesson 85 CQ
Do you want to create a believable cast of characters? In this lesson with Jose M, learn how to create multidimensional characters for your graphic novel.
6 minCartooning lesson 94 CQ
In this lesson, Jose M demonstrates his hybrid drawing style of Western cartoons and anime "toonime" to create expressive eyes for comic book characters.
11 minCartooning lesson 106 CQ
In this lesson with Jose M, learn how to draw the standard manga nose, the button nose, and other shapes, and then see the different noses on a girl character.
12 minCartooning lesson 117 CQ
In this lesson, comic creator Jose M demonstrates drawing a variety of anime-cartoon hairstyles for girls, including the classic pulled-back look and bangs.
8 minCartooning lesson 125 CQ
In this lesson, Jose M showcases a variety of hairdos using cartooning and anime techniques, including messy, curly, spiky, balding, and crazy clown hair!
14 minDrawing lesson 138 CQ
Join in this lesson with Jose M to learn how to sketch cartoon-anime (or "toonime") style figures, including male, female, and child characters.
11 minCartooning lesson 146 CQ
In this lesson, Jose M plays around with the faces of two characters to demonstrate how simple changes to the eyes and mouth can alter facial expressions.
1369 min13-part Cartooning course40 CQ
Do you love drawing fun and adorable animals, and want to learn some new techniques? In this course for young artists, Cartooning4Kids demonstrates each step to sketching goofy cartoon creatures.
26107 min26-part Cartooning course68 CQ
Who could be more charming than a retro cartoon mom with red lipstick, or more embarrassing than a nerdy cartoon dad? In this course, learn how to draw the classic cartoon characters you know so well.
11152 min11-part Cartooning course82 CQ
Want to write, script, illustrate, and even publish your own comic? A professional comic book artist shares his creative process.
560 min5-part Cartooning course32 CQ
If you're inspired by comics, join this course to learn how to create expressive characters and comic book elements. Review facial expressions, animation, turnaround sheets, and more.
14159 min14-part Cartooning course86 CQ
In this course, comic creator Jose M presents manga-inspired storytelling and drawing techniques. Learn about plot and character development, panels and speech bubbles, and drawing basic characters.
840 min8-part Cartooning course25 CQ
Love doodling and want to build your skills? This course from cartoonist Chris Hart covers manga drawing techniques, from cute manga girls with big eyes to powerful warriors with strong features.
11139 min11-part Drawing course75 CQ
As an aspiring artist, learning how to draw a face is an important challenge to overcome. In this approachable course, Sketch2Draw shows you how it's done—starting with the fairer sex.
15264 min15-part Drawing course138 CQ
Anyone can learn to draw! This course from Drawing Teachers covers fundamental drawing techniques and basic concepts that enable beginning artists to render images with depth and detail.
12114 min12-part Drawing course64 CQ
Looking for a kid-tested course that inspires kids to create drawings? This beginner-level art course introduces several artistic techniques that involve organizing shapes and lines into fun cartoons!
571 min5-part Drawing course38 CQ
Kids gain the tools they need to draw artistic masterpieces all their own in this course, presenting essential skills and techniques for making art projects with oil pastels.