Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Introduction
  • 2

    Resources

    • Course Syllabus
    • Course Forum
    • Workshop Calendar
    • Downloadable Files
    • Arree's Dummy Library
  • 3

    Module 1: Capturing Magical Moments

    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Story Review
    • Lesson 3: Finding Magical Moments
    • Lesson 4: Supplies
    • Assignment
  • 4

    Module 2: Make the Dummy

    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: How to Make a Dummy
    • Lesson 3: The Index Card Dummy & Starting Small
    • Lesson 4: First Drafts
    • Assignment
  • 5

    Implementation Week

    • MILESTONE #1
  • 6

    Module 3: Visual Storytelling and Composition

    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Design & Storytelling
    • Lesson 3: End Pages to the Hook
    • Lesson 4: Composition
    • Lesson 5: Page Layouts
    • Lesson 6: Page Turns
    • Assignment
  • 7

    Module 4: Voice, Paneling, and Pacing

    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Voice & Typography
    • Lesson 3: A Visual Transformation
    • Lesson 4: White Space & Paneling
    • Lesson 5: Pacing Your Story
    • Assignment
  • 8

    Implementation Week

    • MILESTONE #2
  • 9

    Module 5: Revision with Vision

    • Introduction
    • Lesson 1: Revision Through Vision
    • Lesson 2: Less Is More
    • Lesson 3: Endings
    • Lesson 4: The Messy Middle & How Many Drafts
    • Lesson 5: Covers
    • Assignment
  • 10

    Module 6: Preparing Your Dummy for Submission

    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: One Story, One Dummy Away
    • Lesson 3: Submitting Your Dummy
    • Lesson 4: Going Pro
    • Lesson 5: Final Thoughts
    • Assignment
  • 11

    Implementation Week

    • Milestone #3
  • 12

    Final Thoughts

    • What's Next?