Crash Course Comics: Visual Storytelling

Gus Storms is a comic book creator/illustrator, originally graduating from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He created the sci-fi/superhero serial EGOs (published on Image comics) and has since gone on to illustrate for publishers DC Comics, Image Comics, Black Mask, Soul Temple Records and Aftershock. He’s illustrated for companies such as Radisson Hotels and Sony Pictures and has been featured in the genre-art publications Spectrum and Fantasy+. A recent transplant to Seattle, he previously taught graduate-level comics at the New York Academy of Art.
10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
All Levels Welcome
Gage Georgetown
  • Sketchbook – any type
  • 300 series Strathmore (or equivalent) 14″ X 17″ Bristol Pad. Vellum or Plate
  • Triangle
  • Drafting Tape
  • Drafting Ruler 24’’ Clear
  • T Square, no less than 24”
  • Pencils, 4H to B
  • Colored Pencil, Non Repo-Blue
A tutorial on the essential elements of sequential storytelling, focusing on the conceptualizing and drawing of a short-form, multi-page comic. Students will work start to finish on a story of their own design with a goal to complete a three page comic by the end of the class.