Comic, Graphic Novel & Children's Book Development
SPRING 2023 COVID UPDATE
Due to the pandemic, we are offering a general in-person adult class at various times each week. This wide-ranging class will allow students to continue their training in specific areas of interest as they receive instruction on a one-on-one project basis.
Choose one of these times when registering:
All participants will be asked to follow safety guidelines for preventing the spread of this virus following the CDC, Minnesota, and St. Paul guidelines. Guidelines have eased, but we still recommend wearing a mask within our building.
You may also take
Manga, Superheroes & Fantasy Figures Online: Character Design
Manga, Superheroes & Fantasy Figures Online: Visual Storytelling
Digital Illustration & Composition Online
If you have any questions, please call us (651) 699-1573.
Thank you for your interest.
Schedule for Winter – Spring – Fall 2023
Schedule for Summer 2023
Today, the most popular forms of communication in book publishing are comics, graphic novels and children's books, and artists David Witt and Bill Hauser are masters of the craft. Together, they will help develop your ideas into exciting, visual stories that communicate your thoughts with exhilarating interest.
Everything is covered, including: Process (story development, layout, thumbnails, roughs, and finish), Composition (narrative flow, page/panel relationship, viewpoint, camera angles, and cropping for emphasized interest), Character Development (expressive gesture through anatomy, posture, facial expression, and costume), Tone Design (dramatic lighting and spotting darks), Lettering, and advanced Inking Techniques.
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