Students interested in our comic program are required to take this class. This class provides the foundational skills students will need to be prepared for and able to take advantage of the information and assignments in the next level Comic classes. This is a semester long course broken into two 8 week sections.
This is the perfect introduction for adults and teens who are interested in learning techniques for drawing their own comics. Sequential storytelling and character development techniques will be covered as well as anatomy, composition, proportion and a range of different styles of illustration and inking. This is a great course for those who want to learn or refine work on a graphic story.
This course is designed for students with a good foundation story sequence and character development but who want to refine their anatomy drawing skills. Special attention is given to proportions, foreshortening and difficult subjects like hands and feet. A necessary class for students who are serious about moving their work to new level.
The course covers development of the comic environment. Composition and the overall layout of an image in the story is defined. Background and its relationship with the foreground, angle, perspective, value, lighting , color and attention to details of both the foreground and the background objects will be covered.
This course is designed for students who have taken one or more semesters comic or have comic experience.
The course is focused on expanding student’s understanding of narrative structure and vocabulary,and history of graphic novel. The goal of the course is to help students
become familiar with graphic storytelling as a cultural and artistic practice and relate it to their own project ideas. Script, storyboarding, character development- (protagonist, antagonist and supporting) will be covered.
This course is designed for students who have completed one or more semesters of our comic classes or have comic experience.
Costumes communicate the details of a character's personality to viewers and is one of the many tools for storytelling. This class, a part of the fashion design program, helps students understand and create costume designs in order to transform characters into new and believable people on a page.
the foundations of animal structure for use in comic and the creation of fantasy creatures. Introduction to skeleton,filling the structure/ shape,muscle,Gestures, expression, and techniques for rendering skin, fur, scales will be covered. Students will examine drawing animals wth consideration to the environment and believability when developing creature designs.
Strong drawing skills and an understanding of perspective highly recommended for this course.