One-Week Cartooning Workout

With Alec Longstreth and James Sturm

Great for beginners

Date: Ongoing

Time: 24/hour ongoing (ET)

Tuition: Free

Ages: 16+

Venue: Online / Self-Directed Learning

Required Materials:

Plenty of paper, a pencil, and a pen handy for the exercises.

Additional information:

This is a free self-directed cartooning workout with daily challenges, tips and tricks, recommended reading, and insight from a broad range of cartooning lifers.

Online Self-Directed Course Designed by Alec Longstreth and James Sturm

Are you an aspiring cartoonist and need some help getting started?  Have you been a cartoonist for a while, but need a refresher regimen to get you back into a creative groove?  Whether you are interested in graphic memoir, comics journalism, or fantasy genres, this seven-day self-directed course is designed to help build your cartooning muscles.

If you post your work online, make sure to use the hashtag #CCS1WeekWorkout and #CCSHowTo so that other workout students can check out your work! 

Start up at any time for the CCS One-Week Cartooning Workout! This course is self-directed. It begins with you starting Day 1!

Coni Yovaniniz

“I really looked forward to the daily emails with all sorts of tips and inspiration from other cartoonists. Looking through the tag on Twitter to see other people’s work was a lot of fun too”

Upcoming Workshops

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July 11-15, 2022
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Introduction to Hand-Drawn Animation

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Graphic Novel Workshop, August 1-5

Paul Karasik
August 1-5, 2022
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Graphic Novel Workshop, August 8-12

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Aug 8-12, 2022
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One-Week Cartooning Workout

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Color for Comics Summer

Kori Michele Handwerker
June 20-24, 2022
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Writing and Drawing Single Panel Comics

Hilary Price
June 13–17, 2022
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Graphic Memoir Workshop

Melanie Gillman
June 27-July 1, 2022
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