Courses


Sign-up for Cloudscape’s Cloudshops

If you wish to attend our free workshops on creating comics, sign up for them below: Writing Characters for Comics, August 26: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/cloudshops-writing-characters-for-comics/185074 Drawing Characters with Strong Silhouettes, August 30:  https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/cloudshops-drawing-characters-with-silhouettes/185108 Panel Composition, September 6: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/cloudshops-panel-composition-for-comics/185114 Markers for Comics, September 13: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/cloudshops-markers-for-comics/185120 Watercolour Tips and Techniques, September 20: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/cloudshops-watercolour-tips-and-techniques/185124 Acrylic Tips […]


Cloudscape Cloudshops: workshops in creating comics 1

Once again the comic creators at Cloudscape are offering Cloudshops, various free workshops in which experienced comic creators teach aspiring cartoonists about the numerous aspects of the comics medium. Each Cloudshop is held at Cloudscape HQ (5955 Ross Street, Vancouver) from 7:30-9:00 on its  respective day, and provides a combination […]


Learn How to Write Comics at Langara College

Writing for Comics I & II are being offered again at Langara College, taught by Cloudscape board member and author Bevan Thomas. If you want to learn how to better write your own comics and graphic novels, tell an effective narrative, and properly balance the relationship between words and art, […]


Final Cloud Shop: Perspective with Jonathon Dalton

The final Cloud Shop of the year is this Thursday at 7:30, the Cloudscape HQ. Learn perspective with Cloudscape co-founder Jonathon Dalton!  Spend time polishing your backgrounds with some handy tricks for drawing any number of vanishing points with as few headaches as possible. To register for this free workshop, go […]


Cloud Shop: Drawing Animals with Alina Pete this Thursday

Drawing animals is hard! In this week’s Cloud Shop, let Alina Pete teach you how to better draw horses, dogs, cats, tigers, bears, and any other four-legged friends. Stop by at Cloudscape HQ on Thursday, 7:30-8:30. To register for this free workshop, visit Drawing Four-Legged Animals. For more details on future  […]


Cloud Shops: Excel for Cartoonists and Drawing Human Anatomy

Cloud Shop, Cloudscape’s series of free comic workshops, continues next week with two classes! Excel for Cartoonists On Wednesday, bookkeeper (and Cloudscape treasurer) Anat Rabkin will teach you how to use Microsoft Excel to manage your art career and keep track of your self-employment income. Time: September 6 (Wednesday), 7:30-8:30 Place: Cloudscape HQ. […]


Cloud Shop: Sculpture with Jade McGilvray

Cloud Shop, Cloudscape’s series of free comic workshops, continues next Thursday. In this Cloud Shop, Jade McGilvrary shows you how to create sculptures for art references, wargaming, or just for fun! Time: August 24 (Thursday), 7:30-8:30 Place: Cloudscape HQ. 5955 Ross Street, Vancouver. To register, go to City of Vancouver: Sculpture and then check […]


Autumn Comic Classes at Langara College

Langara College’s Graphic Novel & Comix program has already been running for a couple of years, teaching aspiring comic creators how to create their own comics. There are classes on comics writing, drawing, colouring, and various other aspects of the comic craft, all taught by local comic creators (many of them Cloudscape […]