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

Comics

Spring 2019 – Info – Mondays – 3:05pm-4:05pm –  Room P-18
Grade 2-5
Starts: 01/28/19
Ends: 05/06/19
12 Classes | No Class Dates: 1/18 3/25 4/1
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: 11/13 11/20
Teacher: Meggie

Comics

Winter 2019 – Info – Tuesdays – 2:50pm-3:50pm –  Room MPR
Grade 2-5
Starts: 1/8/19
Ends: 3/5/19
9 Classes | No Class Dates: None
Teacher: Meggie

Comics

Spring 2019 – Info – Tuesdays – 2:50pm-3:50pm –  Room MPR
Grade 2-5
Starts: 3/12/19
Ends: 5/14/19
9 Classes | No Class Dates: None
Teacher: Meggie

Sequoia Elementary

Comics

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

Comics

Spring 2019 – Info – Thursdays – 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: Wahab

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
* Minimum Day – Thursday 10/18, class starts at 3:15pm
Teacher: Meggie

Comics

Spring 2019 – Info – Thursdays – 4:30pm-5:30pm – Music Room
Grade 2-5
Starts: 02/7/19
Ends: 5/16/19
14 Classes | No Class Dates: 3/28
Teacher: Meggie

Havens Elementary

Sketching

Fall 2018 – Info – Fridays – 3:10pm-4:10pm –  Room 342
Grade 2-5
Starts: 09/7/18
Ends: 11/16/18
10 Classes | No Class Dates: 11/2
Teacher: Wahab

Sketching

Winter 2019 – Info – Fridays – 3:10pm-4:10pm –  Room 342
Grade 2-5
Starts: 12/7/18
Ends: 2/15/19
9 Classes | No Class Dates: None
Teacher: Wahab

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

Comics

Winter 2018 – Info – Fridays – 3:00pm-4:00pm –  Art Room A4
Grade 2-5
Starts: 11/30/18
Ends: 3/1/19
10 Classes | No Class Dates: 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/25
Teacher: Meggie

Your Teachers

Meggie Ramm - Creative Arts Teacher

Meggie

Meggie is a comic artist, she owns her MFA in Comics at California College of the Arts and aspires to find a faculty position teaching comics. 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.

 

Wahab Algarmi - Creative Arts Teacher

Wahab

Accomplished fine artist, Wahab Algarmi is a Bay Area native that has been creating self-published comics since the early 2000s. Wahab owns a BFA in Illustration Degree from the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco. For the past few years, he has been involved in doing storyboarding and comics at Kearny Street Workshop and StoryboardArt.org, an online community for all level of artists.

 

Cool Stuff

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