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Cartoon BOOT Camp – Summer 2012

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It’s time for our seventh annual Summer Cartoon Boot Camp with week long classes that touch of a verity of techniques and themes.

Each weekly Workshop: Monday through Friday, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Cost: $100 per week for Cartoon Art Museum members, $135 for non-members

Ages: Intermediate level artists from 10-14 years old.

Sign up – through Guestlist here!

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June 4-8, 2012 – Character Creation: Superheroes

June 11-15, 2012 – Introduction to Stop-Motion Animation

July 9–13, 2012: Comic Book Creation

(Detailed information on classes below.)

Time: All sessions run Monday through Friday from 11:00AM to 1:00 PM at the Cartoon Art Museum (For past students: please note the time of these classes is different.)

Number of students: The class size is limited to no more than 14 students. The class is filled on a first come, first served basis.

Cost*: $100 per week for CAM members, $135 non-members – per student for each session. Fees must be paid in full to secure a seat in the class.

Sign up as a member and save! ( http://cartoonart.org/join-support/membership/ )

Supplies: Basic Drawing Materials will be provided. Students are welcome to bring in their personal sketchbooks and materials.

Please also fill out and submit the waiver and emergency contact form. This will be emailed to you when you sign up.
Mail, email, fax or hand-deliver the completed waiver and emergency form to: Cartoon Art Museum; 655 Mission Street; San Francisco, CA 94105 attn: Cartoon Boot Camp, email to: office@cartoonart.org or fax to: 415-243-8666. For any questions, please call: 415-227-8666 x300.

*Cancellation: All participants must be pre-paid prior to the first day of the session. Full refunds given with 2 weeks cancellation notice prior to the first day of the session. 50% refund given within 7 to 13 days of the first day of the session. No refunds given within 6 days prior to the first day of the session.

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June 4-8, 2012 – Character Creation: Superheroes

Time: 11am – 1pm – Ages: Intermediate Artists ages 10-14

POW! BOOM! WOW! Learn how to create and draw your own superheroes. Includes: instruction on anatomy, action, costume, personality, back story, and rendering and finishing with a final illustration.

Skills featured: character design, basic drawing techniques, storytelling.

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June 11-15, 2012 – Introduction to Stop-Motion Animation

Time: 11am – 1pm – Ages: Intermediate Artists ages 10-14

Stop-motion Animation is the technique in which objects are brought to life by filming them in a different position for each frame of film or video as seen in films like 'Wallace and Grommet' and the 'Nightmare Before Christmas'. This boot camp will explore different variations of the technique as teams: live action/time-lapse, cut-outs, puppets/objects as well as the basics of telling a simple story.

Skills featured: Teamwork, Frame by Frame Animation, Digital Video Editing, Storytelling

Samples created by previous classes can be seen here: 20082008 #2 and 2010

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July 9–13, 2012: Comic Book Creation

Time: 11am – 1pm – Ages: Intermediate Artists ages 10-14

This boot camp features the process of making a short comic book story (2 pages) through the classic technique of page layouts, character design, penciling, and inking.

Skills featured: Basic drawing techniques, storytelling

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Comment from ronit drobey
Time May 29, 2012 at 9:20 pm

Hi,

My 9 year old actively cartoons and is currently creating a series of covers for Mark Bagley. Do you have classes for his agge? He might be able to do 10 and up…

Please do let me know.

THANKS!

Comment from afarago
Time May 30, 2012 at 7:37 pm

Ronit–

Please drop us a line at education(at)cartoonart.org and we’ll discuss your Boot Camp options. Your son is always welcome to attend our Saturday drop-in classes, too.

Comment from carolina
Time April 6, 2013 at 2:16 am

Hello

I am looking for a cartooning camp for a 15 yr. old boy