Art & comic classes for creative kids

Young Artists' Place is a small studio in Burnaby, BC that offers art classes focusing on drawing and storytelling. We work in mediums like digital art and comics, while emphasizing fundamental drawing skills through step-by-step demonstration of tools and techniques. Check out my class offerings, or read more about the studio's approach on the "About" page!

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Summer schedule is here!

Manga Summer Camp 8-13yrs

Jul 8 - 12, 2019 • 9:30am-12:30pm • $225

Create manga style comics and merchandise in this week-long summer camp! Professional art materials like manga paper and prismacolour markers will be provided.

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Manga Summer Camp 11-16yrs

Aug 5 - 9, 2019 • 9:30am-12:30pm • $225

Create manga style comics and merchandise in this week-long summer camp! Professional art materials like manga paper and prismacolour markers will be provided.

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Manga Summer Camp 11-16yrs

Aug 5 - 9, 2019 • 9:30am-12:30pm • $225

Create manga style comics and merchandise in this week-long summer camp! Professional art materials like manga paper and prismacolour markers will be provided.

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Stop Motion Animation Summer Camp 8-13yrs

Aug 12 - 16, 2019 • 9am-12pm • $245

Create your own short films using stop motion animation during this week-long summer camp! Campers will learn character design, as well as principles of storytelling & filmmaking.

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Spring 2019

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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Writing & Drawing Comics 10-14yrs

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

An intermediate comics class delving into both the creative writing and drawing aspects of the comic craft.

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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 comics class delving into both the creative writing and drawing aspects of the comic craft.

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Drawing Animals 12-16yrs

SATURDAYS 2:15-3:45pm • Apr 6 - Jun 15, 2019 (9 weeks, no class Apr 19 & May 18) • $245

Teens will learn the principles of drawing animals in this class.

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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
*CLASS CANCELLED. Join our mailing list to be notified when the class runs again.

An intro to the process of drawing comics, from scriptwriting to artwork to lettering.

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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
*CLASS CANCELLED. Join our mailing list to be notified when the class runs again.

An intro to the process of drawing comics, from scriptwriting to artwork to lettering.

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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
*CLASS FULL! Sign up for the summer camp, or join our mailing list to be notified when the class runs again.

Students will learn drawing skills, including proportion, anatomy, and expressions, in an anime/manga style.

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Ongoing Classes

Drawing & Painting 6-9yrs

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

These weekly classes cover drawing and painting in a variety of materials. Students develop drawing skills, and learn creative problem-solving.

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Drawing & Painting 8-11yrs

FRIDAYS 4pm-5pm • $100 for 5 classes

These weekly classes cover drawing and painting in a variety of materials. Students develop drawing skills, and learn creative problem-solving.

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Drawing & Painting 8-11yrs

FRIDAYS 4pm-5pm • $100 for 5 classes

These weekly classes cover drawing and painting in a variety of materials. Students develop drawing skills, and learn creative problem-solving.

More info Register here

Studio Updates

Welcome back! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring break. Here's a photo from the Comic Stories workshop that Janice taught over the break at Burnaby Public Library!

Updated March 2019