Drawing Classes & Schedules

(All classes subject to a $75 annual registration fee)

After School Club

The perfect complementary activity for students aged 7+, beginners, intermediate  and advanced students welcome. Drawing promotes focus, patience, social skills, confidence and creativity. All our classes are individually taught. 

After School Club Classes:
Comics Universe, Pure Manga, Realism, Advanced Technical Drawing, Digital Drawing.

Classes Offered In The AM.
Early Bird Drawing Club,  Saturday Drawing Club, Saturday Manga Club, Digital Art.
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Comics Universe (a bit of everything). $175 (online) or $195 (live) per month.

The class that started it all. A students journey into the amazing World of comics and cartoon art. We cover a little bit of everything from cartoon classics, today's favorites, Manga, realism and much more. Students draw their favorite characters and styles while learning new techniques live with our Art Instructors. Artist David Sanner and Artist Henry Labady.

AGES: 7+

EXPERIENCE:  Beginners, intermediate & advanced

CLASS DURATION: 90-minute session, once per week, 4 times per month. Tuition is monthly. Makeup classes at no extra cost. Months that contain 5 weeks, there is no extra costs for the extra class.

MEDIA: Sketchpad, Mechanical pencil, inking pens, colored pencils, artistic markers, HB pencils.

CLASS CURRICULUM: Introduction to comics, drawing comic panels, interpretation of comic humor, understanding inking, drawing with motion static vs moving, character development part1, character development part 2 (drawing captions), drawing forms lines and curves, drawing comic strip, drawing with shadows, one point perspective, video game character drawing, introduction to Manga.

SCHEDULE:

Monday 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (beginners and intermediate)

Monday 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (beginners and intermediate)

Monday 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM (beginners and intermediate)

Tuesday 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (beginners and intermediate)

Tuesday 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (intermediate and advanced)

Tuesday 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM (beginner and intermediate)

Tuesday 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM Digital Comics (intermediate and advanced 12+, age exceptions will be considered depending upon the student)

 
 

Pure Manga. $175 (online) or $195 (live) per month.

Students learn the wonderful world of Manga. Drawing favorite Anime/Manga characters while learning new techniques live with Manga Instructor David Sanner.

AGES: 7 thru 16 years

EXPERIENCE:  Beginner & advanced

FREQUENCY: 90 minute session, once per week, 4 times per month. Tuition is monthly. Makeup classes at no extra cost. 

MEDIA: Sketchpad, Mechanical pencil, inking pens, colored pencils, artistic markers, HB pencils.

CLASS CURRICULUM: Introduction to Manga, understanding inking, Manga character drawing, Manga style expressions, coloring, shading with pencil, shading with ink, lettering, perspective, Manga comic strip, drawing motion, Manga book cover design.

SCHEDULE:

Wednesday 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (intermediate and advanced)

Wednesday 6:00 PM to 7:30PM (intermediate and advanced)

Wednesday 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM (intermediate and advanced)

Wednesday 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM Digital Manga Comics (beginners and intermediate)

Friday 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Friday 6:00 PM to 7:30  PM (intermediate and advanced)

Friday 6:45 PM to 8:15PM (intermediate and advanced)

Friday 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM Digital Manga Comics (beginners and intermediate)

Saturday Drawing Club (all styles)

SCHEDULE:

Group A - 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Group B  - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Group C - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Group D - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

 
 

Early Bird Drawing Club 21+. $175 (online) or $195 (live) per month.

A traditional drawing class designed for adults that LOVE art, want to relax and draw while learning new techniques, tailored exercises designed to the students liking and ability. It's time to draw the things you like at your own pace, from the comfort of your home. This class is individually taught.

AGES: 21+. Students 60+ get an "early bird" discount. Group discounts also available.

EXPERIENCE:  Beginner & advanced

FREQUENCY: 90 minute session, once per week, 4 times per month. Tuition is monthly. Makeup classes at no extra cost. 

MEDIA: Sketchpad, Mechanical pencil, inking pens, colored pencils, artistic markers, HB pencils, canvas, acrylics.

CLASS CURRICULUM: Newspaper comics, cartoon panel, comic strips, editorial cartoons, tribute to the greats.

SKETCHING: Fantast movie character, movie character drawing, sci-fi characters, static objects.

SCHEDULE:

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM & 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Please call for current availability. 

 

Advanced Technical Drawing. $175 (online) or $195 (live) per month.

A class that departs from the newspaper comics style of drawing, and dives into the World of fantastic realism drawing, geared to experienced students who want to draw amazing Sci-Fi, Fantasy Movie Characters, awesome video game concept art and much more. Drawing exercises are tailored to the students liking and ability. What better way to sharpen your skills, learn new techniques and draw  whatever you like to draw.

AGES: 16+

EXPERIENCE:  Advanced

FREQUENCY: 90 minute session, once per week, 4 times per month. Tuition is monthly. Makeup classes at no extra cost. 

MEDIA: Sketchpad, Mechanical pencil, inking pens, colored pencils, artistic markers, HB pencils.

SCHEDULE:

Please call for current times and availability.

Advanced Technical Drawing. $175 (online) or $195 (live) per month.

A class that departs from the newspaper comics style of drawing, and dives into the World of fantastic realism drawing, geared to experienced students who want to draw amazing Sci-Fi, Fantasy Movie Characters, awesome video game concept art and much more. Drawing exercises are tailored to the students liking and ability. What better way to sharpen your skills, learn new techniques and draw  whatever you like to draw.

AGES: 16+

EXPERIENCE:  Advanced

FREQUENCY: 90 minute session, once per week, 4 times per month. Tuition is monthly. Makeup classes at no extra cost. 

MEDIA: Sketchpad, Mechanical pencil, inking pens, colored pencils, artistic markers, HB pencils.

SCHEDULE:

Please call for current times and availability.

 

Digital Art Classes. $275 per month. (live classes only).

Super fun digital drawing class for students who are PC savvy and want to draw digitally. Students learn how to draw, ink, scan and import using Coral Draw software.

All assignments are tailored to the student's preference and ability. 

  • Digital Comics

  • Digital Manga

  • Digital Realism

Step 1 - In-class drawing in pencil

Step 2 - Inking

Step 3 - Scan the drawing from the classroom scanner, or take pictures from the device and send via email

Step 4 - Import drawing/document into Coral Draw. Make it digital.

Step 5 - Introduction to Coral Draw software

FULL EDITING TRAINING - How to edit your drawing, making corrections, coloring, adding text, adding effects, adding filters, how to resample your drawing to fit a comic strip or comic panel, how to create a comic book page, how to design your own cover, how to color characters, how to export your drawing to GIF, TIF, JPG, Vectors and PDF, how to create GIF videos, How to make your drawing TIKTOK ready, how to make your image email friendly, how to make your image YouTube ready, understanding page payout for printing.

Students will print final drawing in HD paper in class to keep.

It is not mandatory, but Coral Draw may also be installed on students personal laptops to help with practice and homework assignments.  The Academy can provide you with a download code.

AGES: 12+ subject to ability

EXPERIENCE:  Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced (please see schedule). Students should have some knowledge of PC applications, printing and working in a windows environment.

FREQUENCY: 90 minute session, once per week, 4 times per month. Tuition is monthly. Makeup classes at no extra cost. 

MEDIA: Laptops and software provided by the Academy for students to use in class.

SCHEDULE:

Monday thru Friday 8:00PM to 9:30PM (Beginners & Intermediate)

Tuesday 8:00PM to 9:30PM (Intermediate & Advanced)

Wednesday 8:00PM to 9:30PM (Digital Manga Comics)

Thursday 8:00PM to 9:30PM (Digital Realism)

Friday 8:00PM to 9:30PM (Digital Manga Comics)

Realism Drawing. $175 (online) or $195 (live) per month.

A class that departs from the newspaper comics style of drawing, and dives into the World of fantastic realism drawing, geared to experienced students who want to draw amazing Sci-Fi, Fantasy Movie Characters, awesome video game concept art and much more. Drawing exercises are tailored to the students liking and ability. What better way to sharpen your skills, learn new techniques and draw  whatever you like to draw.

AGES: 16+

EXPERIENCE:  Advanced

FREQUENCY: 90 minute session, once per week, 4 times per month. Tuition is monthly. Makeup classes at no extra cost. 

MEDIA: Sketchpad, Mechanical pencil, inking pens, colored pencils, artistic markers, HB pencils.

SCHEDULE:

Thursday 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Beginners & Intermediate)

Thursday 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (Intermediate & Advanced)

Thursday 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM (Intermediate & Advanced)

Thursday 8:00 PM to 9:30PM Digital Realism (Beginners & Intermediate)