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Instilling a love of art within your children will be something that lasts a lifetime. The more children are introduced to drawing, arts, and crafts the higher chance they have to excel in school and the real world. To help cultivate this passion, we are showing your kids how to draw a comic book character today… This is something that should appeal to many kids, as an exciting and fun activity, encouraging fine motor skills, problem solving, and of course, creativity.
Below you’ll find our how to draw a comic book printable that helps your child learn how to draw their own comic book characters.
Using a coin, found in the home, you can have your children draw their character. With some practice and guidance from you, they’ll soon be off and running to create a comic book character and storyline without any major artistic talent.
This tutorial is taken from the amazing book that shows how to draw comic book characters from Quarto Publishing. This is available on Amazon (UK affiliate link), as well, so if your children want to increase their repertoire after having a go at Captain Jinx Tagget, then why not take a look?
Have fun with Captain Jinx Taggert, who can control gravity with her star stone! She’s got lots of other superhero friends as well – meet and learn to draw them all in this rather cool book for kids from Quarto Publishing. Inspire your kids with a little bit of drawing creativity today maybe?
How to draw a comic book character
As you can see this, PDF printable lays out the instructions so that your child can create a superhero and comic book character all on their own.
Get a small coin from your change bucket.
Trace the coin on a sheet of paper.
Remove the coin and continue to follow the instructions.
You’ll make marks on the traced coin area to reflect the printable instructions.
Using the lines in this how to draw a comic book instructional sheet will help balance where your superhero’s eyes, nose, and mouth are.
Keeping a somewhat proportionate face so that you can keep drawing new superheroes using the coins around your house until you’ve created a whole team of superheroes to feature in your very own comic book!
To download the printable, just click on the circular image below.
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We have a few other amazing activities on the site too, all designed to help with kids creativity, imagination, and mental wellbeing. We have our own mindfulness section, if you haven’t already seen it, do check it out. Here are some of the other activities that help get your kids being creative. From crafts, to other activity sheets.
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