Character Design & Storyboards| Grade 8-12

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What You Will Learn

The Character Design and Storyboards course is taught by Will O'Donnell; he holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Sequential Art and Design Management and is a veteran High School art teacher of 15+ years. Will studied under the late Tom Lyle, former lead artist on The Amazing Spiderman for Marvel Comics and creator of the Robin series for DC. Will will help your students design unique characters, build their worlds, and create amazing stories that may one day be on the big screen!

Keywords: character design, storyboarding, Marvel comics, DC, build comics worlds, lettering and painting techniques, concept, illustration



Design For 

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Pre-requisite: *recommended* Visual Art Foundations Course, or with basic art foundation skills


*Note: Concept Art and Storyboarding is the same course as Character Design & Storyboards.


Course Overview

6 - 10



hours per class

Eastern Time


6:00 - 7:30 p.m. ET 

Pacific Time


3:00 - 4:30 p.m. PT

12 classes / meet once a week

4/29/2021, 5/6/2021, 5/13/2021,
5/20/2021, 5/27/2021, 6/3/2021,
6/10/2021, 6/17/2021, 6/24/2021,
7/1/2021, 7/8/2021,





Course Projects


*Prepare your own materials

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Will O'Donnell

BFA and MFA in Sequential Art and Design Management | Educator, Scholastics Art and Writing Awards judge, College Admission Consultant