Does your child love to draw or tell stories? In this article, I’ll make you a hero by empowering non-standard methods of drawing for kids kids to write, draw and publish your very own comic.
It’s quick, it’s easy and it’s lots of fun. They draw, play and use their incredible imaginations to create fantasy worlds and characters that are funny or powerful or really, really silly. A comic strip is a new way to channel their creativity—to capture it in pictures and words. No doubt you have a refrigerator covered with various works by your child at this very moment. Does your refrigerator look like mine—covered with your kids’ art?
When you teach your kids to make a comic strip, a medium where it’s ok for your art to look silly or imperfect or childish, you’ll nurture their creativity and imagination before it gets stamped out. Creating comics may also help your children develop a love of reading and improve their handwriting, without them even realizing it. In the video, you’ll see me create a professional comic from start to finish, compressed into about a minute. I’ve simplified the comic-making process into seven kid-friendly steps that you can do together. 1: Find Inspiration for Your Comic The first step is to choose an overall theme for your comic. First, find something your child is passionate about.