Comic Art / Illustration

For Adults - Teens

We all have stories we want to tell. 

ANNOUNCING OUR NEW SPRING              2020 PROGRAMING

                     Classes begin January 28.     

 
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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.

$495+ 25 studio fee

Sessions: 11weeks

Comic Art:

NARRATIVE CONSTRUCTION 

NEW CLASS

Tue. 7:00-9:00    

Adult/15+


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.

$495+25 studio fee

Sessions: 11 weeks

Comic Art:

Environment/Background Design

NEW CLASS

Thur. 6:45-8:45

Adult/15+

This course is designed to provide students with 

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.

$495+$25 studio fee

Sessions: 11 weeks

Comic Art:

Animal Anatomy

NEW CLASS

Wed. 7:00-9:00

Adult/15+

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.

All styles covered and all skill levels welcome. 

$378+ 25 studio fee

2 hours

Thur. 7:00-9:00

Adult/15+

Sessions: 9 weeks

Comic Art:

Fundamentals & Practice

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.    

       

$378+25 studio fee

2 hours

Wed 7:00-9:00 pm           Adult/15+

Sessions: 9 weeks

Comic Art:

Anatomy

This class is the designed for students who have completed one or more sessions of Intro to  Comic and 1 semester of drawing (Young Masters or Studio Art Drawing)

  Students push their understanding of characters, fundamentals of sequential story telling and the basics of panel layout and focus on scriptwriting and story development.

Level II students work closely with instructor to develop deeper skills that apply to on ongoing individual comic projects.

**Students needing to fulfill drawing drawing requirement should enroll in Drawing for Comic class on Tues. or Thur

$378+$25 studio fee

2  hours

Thur. 4:30-6:30pm  

Sat. 10-12

6+

Sessions:

Comic Art

This class is the perfect introduction to the world of comic art. Students learn ways to create interesting characters, fundamentals of sequential story telling and the basics of panel layout. Learn what makes good composition along with drawing and inking techniques. This is a great course for students who like comics and want

to learn how to draw their own. All skill levels. 

$378+ 25 studio fee

2 hours

Fri. 4:30-6:30

5 grade +

Sessions: 9 weeks

Comic Art:

Introduction 

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.    

       

$378+25 studio fee

2 hours

Wed 4:30-6:30 pm 

6 grade+     

 

Sessions: 9 weeks

Comic Art:

Anatomy

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 Comic

$   +$25 studio fee

2  hours

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6 grade+     

prerequisite- Comic 

Sessions: Tues 4:30-6:30

                 Thurs 4:30-6:30

                 Sat.10-12

Comic Art:

Drawing for Comic

For any questions call:

(301) 294-3600

Stone Branch Arts

1331-M Rockville Pike

Rockville, MD 20852

You can also  email us at:

office@stonebrancharts.com