Digital Art

Learn digital art, how to use graphics tablets and how to draw comics ...

Your Tutor

Your tutor for this course will be the amazing Refka.  Refka is both a professional illustrator and has a postgraduate degree in Computer Engineering.  She combines her interests in all things technical and artistic in this Tech Camp exclusive course with a difference.  With her, you'll learn not just the technical skills but how to create amazing art ...
Join our professional illustrator and computer scientist, Refka to learn about creating art with computers are you find out about graphic design, illustration, graphics tablets and superheroes!  You'll learn how to use Krita, a professional and open source digital illustration software package used by many creatives in the field. It shares many of the same concepts and features as most illustrating software (Adobe illustrator, Procreate). With the use of a graphics tablet anyone can learn the basic skills, tips and tricks to create their own digital comic illustration in this course.

This course suits anyone who is a beginner to Krita, whatever their artistic skills, as the skills and topics taught are mostly foundational and can be built upon depending on the individual.

N.B. This course uses a professional 'Wacom' graphics tablet which is included in the course price.  We'll send you this when you register.





Suitable For



Mon-Thur 3hr/day video classes


Your Home
Skill Building100%
Coding / Programming1%

How does this online course


Learn at home

Daily 2.5hr video classes with max 8 students and optional 1-2hr/day project-based learning set between lessons

Professional Help

Learn from expert tutors, with bespoke assistance over Zoom during the sessions

Unique Projects

Interactive learning with daily creative & hands-on projects only available at Tech Camp

You'll learn how to

  • Use graphics tablets
  • Use digital illustraion software and tools
  • Develop basic skills needed to create any digital art
  • Create comic character designs and comic storytelling

You'll need

  • Mac or Windows PC
  • Webcam & Broadband Internet
  • Speakers & Microphone or Headset
  • A Wacom graphics tablet (we'll send you this when you register)

Digital Art In Detail

Digital art will teach you how to create your own comic strip with
your own superhero from scratch using Krita. You'll learn basic tools of Krita to layer, color, blend and edit your creation in order to make your work more efficient and technical.

You'll also learn transferable skills non-specific to any drawing software such
as referencing illustrations, character design and comic storytelling.

Our Tutors
We've brought together the best of our tutors to instruct and help the students. They're typically recent graduates or undergraduates studying Engineering or Computer Science at leading Russell-group Universities. Of course they're chosen for their communication and technical skills and have Enhanced DBS checks for working with children.

Our Sessions
Engaging learning must be hands-on. Our 'At Home' programme offer a mix of video tutoring, collaborative learning and self-paced project work during and after the session to make sure that learning is deep, engaging and lasting.
First book your course
Sign up to this course, on your chosen week.


My child has no prior experience - can they still attend?
Yes! We don't assume any prior knowledge for our courses.  The only exception is if when we run followup courses that are labelled as 'Advanced' or 'Level 2' that normally require the prior course to have been taken.  Do ask if you're unsure.
Five Stars The online course was great and the tutor engaged with the children and helped them calmly and effectively - we were not needed at all. My son really enjoyed the course and did all of the extra challenges too.

Alina Goad, July 2020
Childcare vouchers accepted