Portfolio in Comics & Sequential Art

This class will train young artists to tell a visual story panel by panel. Referencing film, video, comic books and comic strips students will learn how to break down their ideas into the "keyframes" of their story. Emphasis will also be placed on the overall look of their comic pages within the ‘Elements of Art’ including line quality, shading, variety, emphasis, and perspective. This course uses traditional materials such as bristol board paper, pencils, tracing paper, sable brushes, india ink.

Portfolio in Comics & Sequential Art: Session 2

Comics are a powerful storytelling medium immediately accessible to anyone. This class will train young artists to tell a visual story panel by panel. Referencing film, video, comic books and comic strips students will learn how to break down their ideas into the “keyframes” of their story. Emphasis will also be placed on the overall look of their comic pages within the Elements of Art including line quality, darks and lights, variety, emphasis, and perspective. This course uses traditional materials (bristol board paper, pencils, tracing paper, sable brushes, india ink.)

Portfolio in Comics & Sequential Art: Session 1

Comics are a powerful storytelling medium immediately accessible to anyone. This class will train young artists to tell a visual story panel by panel. Referencing film, video, comic books and comic strips students will learn how to break down their ideas into the “keyframes” of their story. Emphasis will also be placed on the overall look of their comic pages within the Elements of Art including line quality, darks and lights, variety, emphasis, and perspective. This course uses traditional materials (bristol board paper, pencils, tracing paper, sable brushes, india ink.)

Portfolio in Character Design & Comics

Design and tell your own visual story panel by panel using traditional materials such as bristol board, pencils, tracing paper, sable brushes, and india ink. Referencing film, video, comic books and comic strips, you will learn how to break down ideas into the "keyframes" to create your story. Learn how to create pages within the ‘Elements of Art’ including line quality, shading, variety, emphasis, and perspective.

Students are required to bring 9”x12” sketchbooks.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to info@thearteffect.org.

Portfolio in Character Design & Comics

Design and tell your own visual story panel by panel using traditional materials such as bristol board paper, pencils, tracing paper, sable brushes, india ink. Referencing film, video, comic books and comic strips, you will learn how to break down ideas into the "keyframes" in your story. Emphasis will also be placed on the overall look of comic pages within the ‘Elements of Art’ including line quality, shading, variety, emphasis, and perspective.

Students are required to bring their own sketchbook.

Scholarships are available to those in economic need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application Form and send it to jet@thearteffect.org