Celebrate Empathy Day and open your mind to others in this week’s challenge. Explore the way you look at a friend or a celebrity through our timed drawing challenge. Then create a bond between two unlikely characters in your own original comic strip.
Find a picture in a magazine or on your phone of someone you have something in common with, this could be a friend or a celebrity. Then set a timer and try and draw them in three different ways. The video challenge will show you how. Which drawing is your favourite and why?
Think up two characters who would make unlikely friends. They maybe from your life, politics, animals, fiction, games or comics – whatever appeals to you. Do a couple of very rough sketches to get used to drawing them. Then create a comic strip that tells a story about the pair starting to understand and care more about each others feelings.