Saturday Classes for Middle School Students

Saturday Classes for Middle School Students allow budding artists ages 11-13 the opportunity to build skills in different areas of artmaking, learn from the American art collection, and to meet new friends who share common interest. 

Classes take place in the Connelly Foundation Community Education Center in the Historic Landmark Building. Classes are two hours in length, students are encouraged to bring snack and dress for a little mess.

 

 

DRAWING FOR COMICS 

October 19, 2019 - December 14, 2019 (no class November 30)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

$300 Per Student/$255 Family Level Members

Teaching Artist: Sean Tate

This course looks at the tools, materials, and techniques necessary to create sequential art. Learn about figure proportion, character design, facial expressions, and panel layout. Work on traditional bristol board and use digital comic technology to make your comics come to life. There will also be a supervised field trip to look at some exciting comics. All materials provided.

REGISTER HERE

 

2D ANIMATION

October 19, 2019 - December 14, 2019 (no class November 30)

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

$300 Per Student/$255 Family Level Members

Teaching Artist: Erica Verbas

This course will expose students to techniques and approaches to creating movement in a two-dimensional artistic space. Create various characters, storyboards and backgrounds in order to craft a unique hand-drawn animation. Work collaboratively with other students and shoot and edit traditional stop motion animations using professional level equipment and media. All materials provided.

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Saturday Classes for Middle School Students are made possible through the generous funding from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.