Tutorial: Graphic Storytelling with Mia Nie

In this video tutorial, comic artist extraordinaire Mia Nie covers the fundamentals of making comics. She explains the principles of comics and graphic storytelling: writing, panelling and visual style, all the while using different examples to demonstrate from her own wide-ranging work.

Mia Nie is a Chinese-Australian comic artist, zine-maker, and award-nominated ex-poet. She has been published in Pencilled In, The Suburban Review, Comic Sans Journal, Strange Horizons, and Castles in the Sky. Her work explores the complexities, contradictions, and deeply felt desires of transgender subjectivity. She is passionate about understanding queer history and imagining queer futures. Mia is currently completing her Masters degree in Creative Writing, and working on her first graphic novel.

Her comic zines can be read here.