Young Cartoonists

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Comic by Janice Liu

Do you love comics and cartoon characters? Have you ever wanted to write your own stories and put them into comic format?

Kids will learn the process of drawing their own comics in this intro cartooning class. 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, character turnarounds, lettering & speech bubbles, and using pen & ink to outline our comic artwork.

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About the instructor: Janice Liu is an illustrator and comic artist, in addition to being the owner-operator of Young Artists' Place. Her comics have been published in teen & literary magazines, and in Wayward Sisters anthology by TO Comix Press. She is also the artist and co-creator of the webcomic Chicken Soup & Goji Berries 中药鸡汤. Janice has been teaching art for kids since 2013, and works with schools and libraries to deliver comic workshops.

Class Schedule

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Jan 13 - Mar 10, 2019 (no class Feb 17)8 weeksSundays 2:45pm-3:45pm9-13$145

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Student work from past classes



Comic page and script, by Alex (10 years old)