2018-2019 Year-End Wrap-Up!

Thank you students, I heard so much love and gratitude and bonding and confidence. 

Olivia says "This is first year of school where I'm going to miss everyone rather than just saying 'see you later'" and Emma told us she literally called home after orientation crying, not sure what she got herself into (she remembers what the place looked like a year ago!), and now we're hiring her, because she loves the place and we love what she has helped us become.

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Drawing from the Depths | new class with Leela Corman, Jan 23 - April 10

In Drawing from the Depths, students develop authentic approaches to creating emotionally charged work without resorting to cliche or sentimentalism. In class, we’ll discuss works by artists who excel at delving into deep emotional terrain. Students select a theme or themes (such as desire, shame, ecstasy) to explore over the 6 week course. Short, experimental weekly assignments lead to a 2- or 3- page finished work. Source material may be autobiographical, nonfiction, or fiction.

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How to Make Comics Workshop at SAW, Now SUNDAY JAN 27th

Have you ever wanted to make a comic, but didn't know where to start? Are you an omnivorous artist that wants to try out new ideas? This workshop is for you! Jess Ruliffson will guide you through the process of idea-making, sketching layouts, and show a few inking techniques. By the end of the class, students will have inked their own one-page comic, and collaborated with attendees on an eight-panel mini-zine to take home!

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Get Ready for the Tween and Teen Comics Class in January 2019!

In this 6-week comics-making class, we'll build basic comics creation skills through exercises and short projects.  Students will learn cartooning techniques and tools, design their own characters, practice drawing action, backgrounds and objects, and explore how to tell great stories in comics form.

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