Leela Corman 10-week Illustration Class - Sept - Dec - Thursdays 1 pm - 3 pm

We’re proud to have Leela Corman returning to teach illustration for 10 weeks on Thursday afternoons!

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In Illustration with Leela Corman, Leela Corman will teach illustration fundamentals, focusing on developing unique imagery and personal a visual language with which to communicate. Students develop authentic approaches to creating emotionally charged illustrations without resorting to cliche or sentimentalism.  This class meets for 10 sessions Thursday afternoons, Sept  12 - Nov 21, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

About the Instructor:

Leela Corman is an illustrator and cartoonist. She is the illustrator of numerous books, record covers and an illustrator who has worked for the New York Times and more. She drew the covers to The Mountain Goats’ Beat the Champ and Goths. She self-published three issues of her minicomic, Flimflam, before winning a 1999 Xeric Grant to publish her first graphic novel, Queen’s Day. Her latest graphic novel, Unterzakhn, has been nominated for the L.A. Times Book Award, the Eisner Award, and Le Prix Artemisia. Unterzakhn has been translated into French, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, and Italian, and won the Best Anglo-American comic at the Rome Festival. She is a contributor to  Nautilus Magazine, The Nib, Tablet Magazine, Symbolia, and The OC Weekly. She has illustrated books on topics that range from urban gardening to the history of the skirt. Her editorial clients include PBS, the New York Times, and BUST Magazine. Leela is represented by Wales Literary Agency.

Price: Sliding scale between $175-325

About sliding scale pricing: Please pay what you can. If you can afford to pay a little (or a lot) more, you can help us make fantastic SAW learning experiences accessible to students in need, and you’ll help our indie art school grow and thrive.