Ages 12-15: Young Teen Comic Book Storytelling: Creating Unique Characters (Fall 2014)

School Year Classes Ages 12-18

Register soon. Only 7 spots remain.

Developing and creating compelling, unique characters that stand out from the crowd is key to success in the comic arts, animation, and graphic design fields. In this class, students will learn the techniques used to design characters, participate in character development exercises, and complete assignments leading to the creation of original characters, both major and incidental.

Students will leave with a better understanding of how to create characters and the design and drawing process for bringing those characters to life. Lectures and demonstrations on techniques, materials, and disciplines will be key to the learning in this class. / Previous drawing experience helpful, but not required. / Open to students ages 12-15.

What to Bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook; colored pencils. / A complete list of suggested materials will be discussed during the first class meeting.

What to Wear: Clothes appropriate for messy creativity.

Please Register Before: October 25

If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.

Class Scholarships and Savings

/ Economic need-based scholarships available. Apply now.
/ Register on or before Aug 25 and receive $25 off total tuition.
/ More tuition savings. Do you qualify?


Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Image courtesy of CE instructor, Dave Wheeler.

Course Details

Course Number: CST 9572
Dates: Nov. 1 – Nov. 15
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Dave Wheeler
Morrison Building Room M201
Non-Credit Tuition: $114.00

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