Art classes for kids

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Drawing & painting class

Comics class

Spring 2019 Schedule

Creative Painting ☆ 6-9yrs

SATURDAYS 11am-12pm • Apr 6 - Jun 15, 2019 (9 weeks, no class Apr 19 & May 18) • $180

This class covers drawing and painting in a variety of materials. Students learn art fundamentals through projects revolving around observation and stories.

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Young Cartoonists ☆ 9-13yrs

SUNDAYS 2:15-3:15pm • Apr 7 - Jun 16, 2019 (9 weeks, no class Apr 20 & May 19) • $165

This class is an intro to the process of drawing comics. Students will be shown how to plan out a comic by starting with writing a script and creating rough thumbnail sketches. We will then cover the steps of comic creation, such as drawing cartoon characters, speech bubbles, and using pen & ink to outline our comic artwork.

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Drawing Manga Characters ☆ 9-13yrs

SUNDAYS 1-2pm • Apr 7 - Jun 16, 2019 (9 weeks, no class Apr 20 & May 19) • $165

Kids will learn drawing skills like proportions and facial expressions in an anime/manga style. We'll go over the step-by-step of drawing faces, hair, and clothing, and students will create colour illustrations of their own character designs.

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Writing & Drawing Comics ☆ 10-14yrs

SATURDAYS 1-2pm • Apr 6 - Jun 15, 2019 (9 weeks, no class Apr 19 & May 18) • $165

An intermediate comic class for students who’ve completed my Young Cartoonists class. Students will continue to build their skills in comic creation by delving more in-depth into both the writing and drawing aspects of the comic craft.

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Winter 2019 Schedule

Manga Basics ☆ 6-9yrs

SATURDAYS 11am-12pm • Jan 12 - Mar 9, 2019 (8 weeks, no class Feb 16) • $145

A manga class for budding artists! Kids will learn drawing skills like proportions and facial expressions in an anime/manga style. We'll go over the step-by-step of drawing faces, hair, and clothing, and students will create colour illustrations of their own character designs.

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Young Cartoonists ☆ 9-13yrs

SATURDAYS 2:15-3:15pm • Jan 12 - Mar 9, 2019 (8 weeks, no class Feb 16) • $145

This class is an intro to the process of drawing comics. Students will be shown how to plan out a comic by starting with writing a script and creating rough thumbnail sketches. We will then cover the steps of comic creation, such as drawing cartoon characters, speech bubbles, and using pen & ink to outline our comic artwork.

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Character Design for Comics ☆ 10-14yrs

SATURDAYS 1pm-2pm • Jan 12 - Mar 9, 2019 (8 weeks, no class Feb 16) • $145 *CLASS FULL

Learn about anatomy, proportion, and design principles for creating appealing cartoon characters. We’ll create a cast for a comic together as a class! Recommended for students who have already taken my Young Cartoonists class.

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Ongoing classes

The following kids' classes are filled on an ongoing basis (you may join anytime, but I ask that you commit to 5 classes at a time).

Drawing & Painting 6-9 yrs

WEDNESDAYS 4pm-5pm • Ongoing • $100 for 5 classes

Through art projects that revolve around stories and imagination, children develop an understanding of the basics of drawing, such as form, colour, and proportions, and learn to use different art tools and materials. Projects will cover drawing and painting techniques with a variety of materials, such as watercolours, pastels, and pen & ink. All supplies included.

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Drawing & Painting 8-11 yrs

FRIDAYS 4pm-5pm • Ongoing • $100 for 5 classes

Students in this class are encouraged to spend time refining their artwork and become more familiar with drawing and painting techniques. Observation and gaining an understanding of proportion, construction, and creative problem-solving are key skills that we try to develop. Kids will work on art projects that engage their interests, while being exposed to a variety of tools and materials. All supplies included.

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Free trial class

For first-time students considering my ongoing classes, I invite you to come to the studio for a free trial class! This free class is 1 hour long and all supplies are provided. Please fill out the registration form with your availability to book a trial class.