Comics Drawing Club

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Comics have been taken more seriously as an art form in recent years, from nonfiction graphic novels to emojis. Images are important for conveying a story or experience, and comics are the perfect vehicle for starting a conversation about difficult to address topics or under-represented narratives. 

This class offers an exploration of drawing for those with an interest in nonfiction comics. Learn to set your life into comic form using storyboards and narrative illustration.

We will perform drawing exercises, practice techniques in pen and ink, sketch, and use watercolor to create comics and encourage students to develop a drawing practice that is life long. All levels of drawing welcome.

Instructor: Holly Coley 
Holly Coley is an SF based interdisciplinary artist and teacher working in clay and illustration. Four years ago she founded Holly Coley Designs, a small batch handmade ceramic company and has turned more then a few heads at curated craft shows in the Bay Area with her whimsical living sculptures, sloths and clay narwhals. Check out some of Holly’s creations and follow her studio practice on Instagram @hollycoley. Artist website


Class Fee: $175
Date(s): 4/5/18 - 5/3/18
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Number of meetings: 5
Location: Fort Mason, Bldg B
Rm: 205
Materials Fee (pay to the instructor): $15