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Beginners Comics and Cartooning Drawing

Unleash your inner artist and express yourself creatively with engaging and inspiring comics, cartoons, and manga drawing classes. Learn fundamental techniques, unlock your unique artistic voice, and receive expert instruction from professional artists. Join us for an interactive and fun art class that will boost your confidence and help you tap into your creativity.

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  • 18 and older
  • $129$149
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  • 5 hours over 4 sessions
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this beginner drawing class:

Calling all creative comic book, manga, and cartoon drawing lovers who are eager to express themselves creatively AND have FUN in the process! In this engaging and inspiring comics, cartoons, and manga drawing art class, learn to express yourself creatively while tapping into your inner artist!

Learn the fundamental techniques of drawing comics, cartoons and manga while unlocking your unique artistic voice and personal, authentic self-expression. Explore and discover the tips, tools and techniques necessary for drawing comics, manga and cartoons, and receive both group and individualized expert instruction from a professional artist and educator from our NYC art studio! Our students tell us that our art classes are the BEST part of their week!

In this interactive, FUN art class, you will:

  • Be nurtured and inspired with expert one-on-one joyful, fear-free and non-judgmental art instruction that we're famous for.
  • Learn specific comic, cartoon, and manga drawing techniques combined with the encouragement for personal self-expression.
  • Develop a unique, personalized drawing style while learning fundamental subject matter and techniques, including how to draw: Faces, facial features, figures in motion, expressive character design, and characters in unique settings.
  • Receive personalized instruction while learning about fundamental drawing techniques including: Story boards, imaginational characters, text bubbles, line quality, mark making, and the creation of your very own comic strips.
  • Practice a wide variety of artistic exercises and art vocabulary unique to cartoons, comics, and manga art.
  • Explore creativity and imagination through personally expressed unique works of art to feel proud of.
  • Gain confidence in the artistic process and boost creative self-esteem.
  • Enjoy the data-driven health and wellness benefits of art classes, including increased self-esteem, strengthened focus, stress reduction, anxiety and depression relief, and greater communication skills.

Art Class Materials:

Materials are not included.

Materials you will need for this class:

  • Pencil or Pencil Set of varying values
  • Eraser (Kneaded or Vinyl)
  • Drawing Paper (no smaller than 8 x 10)
  • Colored Pencils
  • Black thin sharpie or Sukura Pigma Micron Black Pen
  • Special Note: We recommend Blick Art Materials, and you may use any brand you like.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

Class tuition is neither non-refundable nor transferable. No refunds will be issued after registration and payment. In case of a Medically Certified illness, a credit will be issued after receipt of your physician’s documentation. The value of the credit will be for the balance of the remaining class sessions with an additional deduction of a $95 registration fee. Credit may be used up to 12 months.

If after your first class you are dissatisfied with the quality of your course, a written note must be submitted within 1 business day after your first class. After receiving your note, refund of class tuition will be reviewed by our staff. If a refund is granted, processing of refunds requires 8-10 weeks. A 5% nonrefundable processing fee will be applied.

Course Cancellations

Although course cancellation is quite rare, The school reserves the right to cancel classes or change instructor assignments and makes every effort to notify students in advance. If enrollment goals are not met, a course may be canceled up to 1 business day before the first scheduled class. In the event of cancellation, a refund or credit is granted. On occasion, a course start-date will be pushed back if enrollment goals are not met. In this instance, you will receive a credit for the price of the class that did not take place.

Please note that there will be NO exceptions to this under any circumstances.

Make-up Policy

Unfortunately, The school does not offer any makeups for classes missed. However, if the student wants to get the most from the course and the absence, they can tell the instructor when they will be absent and the instructor can provide some guidance on exercises to practice while away.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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  • Beginners Comics and Cartooning Drawing

    Anonymous review on 1/12/2024
    One of the classed changed locations but no information was sent out initially, the instructor changed almost every class and access to missed classes is not easily attainable or offered. Overall I enjoyed it and have signed up for another class.
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I would love to do this class but it would have to be earlier in the day on Wednesday. Is there private instruction and how much would that cost?
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Philip! At the moment, the posted schedules are the only ones available. It currently costs $299 (8 sessions) and $275 (7 sessions).
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