Pre-College Weekend Intensive: Comic Art

Experience an MCAD studio class in a two-day, hands-on intensive, focusing on developing narrative skills; drawing techniques including lettering, character design, and expressive figure drawing; and establishing basic knowledge in order to pursue comic creation in the future.

Over one weekend, students will work on a comic art project with assistance from an instructor, along with technical demonstrations, guest artist discussions about studio practice and careers, and an information session with admission counselors about portfolio development. This class is an opportunity for young artists to learn and work in an immersive studio class environment. / Open to students ages 15–18. / View complete policies.

Scholarships are available for this class.  

Prerequisite: Previous drawing experience is helpful but not required.

What to bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook. Please bring a packed lunch each day.

What to wear: Comfortable clothes

Register Before: September 24
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 Savings 
Register on or before August 13 and save $25. 
Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same-day registrations only). 
Additional savings. Are you eligible?

Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

SE 1604 FA18
Date Start: 
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Date End: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Main Building, Room 230
Age Group: 
Age Requirement: 
Open to students ages 15–18
Days of Week: 
Pre-College Studio Intensive
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Previous drawing experience is helpful but not required.