Focus

In the Creative-Arts Classes, students study the essential elements of how to illustrate and create their own comics, sketches, and paintings.
For Comics, class time includes the study and practice of basic drawing techniques, character design, inking, storyboarding, scripting, and paneling.
For Sketching and Painting, students explore different aspects such as portraiture, perspective, still life, realism/abstraction, color theory, line and patterning, landscapes and figure painting.
With a variety of tools and techniques, students have an excellent opportunity to hone and express their creativity.

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Classes

Thornhill Elementary

Comics

Fall 2018 – Info – Mondays – 3:05pm-4:05pm –  Room P-18
Grade 2-5
Starts: 09/10/18
Ends: 12/17/18
12 Classes | No Class Dates: 11/12 11/19 11/26
Teacher: Meggie

Montclair Elementary

Comics

Fall 2018 – Info – Tuesdays – 2:50pm-3:50pm –  Room MPR
Grade 2-5
Starts: 09/11/18
Ends: 12/11/18
12 Classes | No Class Dates: 10/9 11/20
Teacher: Meggie

Sequoia Elementary

Comics

Fall 2018 – Info – Thursdays – 3:00pm-4:00pm –  Room TBD
Grade 2-5
Starts: 09/13/18
Ends: 12/13/18
12 Classes | No Class Dates: 10/11 11/22
Teacher: Trinidad

Comics

Spring 2019 – Info – Wednesdays – 1:30pm-2:30pm – Room TBD
Grade 2-5
Starts: 01/31/19
Ends: 4/25/18
12 Classes | No Class Dates: 3/28
Teacher: Trinidad

Crocker Highlands Elementary

Comics

Fall 2018 – Info – Thursdays – 4:30pm-5:30pm – Music Room
Grade 2-5
Starts: 09/20/18
Ends: 12/13/18
12 Classes | No Class Dates: 11/22
Teacher: Meggie

Havens Elementary

Sketching

Fall 2018 – Info – Fridays – 3:10pm-4:10pm –  Room TBD
Grade 2-5
Starts: 09/7/18
Ends: 11/16/18
10 Classes | No Class Dates: 11/2
Teacher: Trinidad

Chabot Elementary

Comics

Fall 2018 – Info – Fridays – 3:00pm-4:00pm –  Art Room
Grade 2-5
Starts: 08/31/18
Ends: 11/16/18
8 Classes | No Class Dates: 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19
Teacher: Meggie

Your Teachers

Meggie Ramm - Creative Arts Teacher

Meggie

Meggie is a comic artist currently obtaining her MFA in Comics at California College of the Arts and aspires to find a faculty position teaching comics after she graduates. Previously she contributed as an editorial cartoonist for the Michigan Daily at the University of Michigan as well as an editorial cartoonist/designer for Saagara, the health and wellness company. She has participated in multiple comic cons, both as a volunteer and selling her own publications.

 

Trinidad Escobar - Creative Arts Teacher

Trinidad

Trinidad Escobar, also known as Nicole Escobar, is a poet, muralist, and illustrator active in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is also an educator at the California College of the Arts, as well as a featured author and artist in several publications, including Tayo, Rust & Moth, The Brooklyn Review, Mythium, Red Wheelbarrow, Solo Café and The Womanist. Her graphic memoir Crushed, which mixes nonfiction with anecdote and myth, is to be published by Rosarium.

 

Cool Stuff

Tapastic.com lets you enjoy awesome visual stories and web comics, and publish your own. It is all about bite-sized, snackable content for your eyes to munch on.
Best Children’s Comics and Graphic Novels on Amazon.
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