|Course Dates||Monday - Friday, 21st - 25th August 2023|
|Times||10.00am – 5.00pm|
|Experience Level||Ages 14 - 17, All Levels|
|Location||Art Academy London, 165A Mermaid Court, SE1 1HR|
Comic Zines are handmade comics or magazines. Zines allow you to create personal stories and have lots of fun! On this one-week course you will experiment with different ways of imagining and creating stories, exploring a variety of genres. You will learn to draw and develop appealing characters and experiment with comic formats like composition, layouts and text, whilst using different materials. By the end of the week you will have developed a range of skills which will set you up on your career as a comic zine artist! And one with a range of your own unique comic zines!
The tutor, Rachael Ball is a published graphic novelist. Her first graphic novel, ‘The Inflatable Woman’ , published by Bloomsbury was one of the Guardian’s best graphic novels 2015. Her second YA graphic novel, Wolf, was published by SelfMadeHero in 2018 and was described by the Times Literary Supplement as ‘wildly inventive, poignant and elegiac.’ She teaches a variety of writing and illustration courses at different institutions, such as: ‘Design a Picture Book’ , ‘Graphic Novel Your Life’ , ‘How to Write for Comics’.
Please note that on Friday the class finishes at 4.30pm.
Please note, you must, after your purchase, complete a consent form before your child can join our Young Artists programme. This form is available to fill in here. This is an interactive electronic form. You can fill it in and sign online. If you prefer to download the form in a pdf format and/or print a paper copy then you can follow this link. In this case, please email your completed form to email@example.com or post it to Art Academy London, Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, London SE1 1HR.