Digital Illustration & Animation

Ages 11-14

  • May 11, 2024 - June 29, 2024
  • 8 Saturdays, 1-3pm
  • Location:
    PUF Studios, 3rd Floor
    8 N Cherry St. Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Teacher: Zach Reid
  • Non-members: $375
  • Members: $356

Students will learn to make original characters and create a comic and animation that tells a story. In this class students will learn to use creative programs such as Procreate and Adobe Fresco. This is a great class for students who want to go a step beyond to bring their characters to life. Students are required to bring a sketchbook.

This class prepares students for excel level digital courses that take place in the summer and fall.


Adventure class pack is available!
Save $75 and register for both Adventures classes for $375!
Call our office at 845-471-7477 to register for the class pack.

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


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Zach Reid is an arts/media teacher coming out of Poughkeepsie New York. He has been a part of the Art Effect team for 4 years and enjoys working with the students and helping them take their creative thoughts and forming them into a reality. Zach is also a musician, recording artist and athlete. He is a graduate of Poughkeepsie High School, and furthered his music and education at Herkimer College where he graduated with his Associates Degree in Music Industry. Zach also played soccer while in college winning the Regional championship 3 seasons in a row to qualify for Nationals.