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Comics/Graph Novels (Middle School Program)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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This course guides students through the process of bringing illustrations to the next level by creating unique comics and graphic novels. Em

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This course guides students through the process of bringing illustrations to the next level by creating unique comics and graphic novels. Emphasis is placed on storytelling, introducing students to character development, plot structure, scripting, and storyboarding. 

Skills in pencilling, inking, coloring, space, and perspective are introduced through the use of a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional media, which may include colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolors, digitally edited drawings, and/or handmade zines. 

Artist presentations, trips to the Art Institute of Chicago, and visits to downtown Chicago's vast array of public art provide inspiration and drawing practice as an entry into the basics of comic narrative and stylization. *Basic drawing skills are helpful, but not required.


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A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago.


Class Starting Saturday, February 15

12 sessions

  • Saturday, February 15, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, February 22, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, February 29, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, March 07, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, March 14, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, March 21, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, March 28, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, April 04, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, April 11, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, April 18, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, April 25, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Saturday, May 02, 1:00PM- 4:00PM

Building & Room: Columbus 125
Course number 2395

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The Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 2, 2020.

  • ALL SALES FINAL.
  • Must be 10-13 years old to attend
  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged, altered, or redeemed for other dates, but may send a friend in place.
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