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Monday, 3 July 2017

Summer workshops at the Cartoon Museum

Have you got a young comics creator in your house If so, Beano and Phoenix artists will be at the Cartoon Museum in Bloomsbury (here) this Summer running workshops and courses...


Summer Workshops

Our Summer workshops for children of all ages are now available for booking!

From the 26th of July to the 31st of August we'll be hosting brilliant introductions to animation, manga, comic art, caricature, and more, plus a 'masterclass,' taught by professionals, for beginner and more experienced young artists.

You can book at or

http://www.cartoonmuseumshop.org/museum-events-childrens-workshops.irc
or call us on 020 7580 8155.
Tickets are £12 - £25

For all-day sessions, please supply a packed lunch.

Children attending two half-day sessions on the same day must be collected at lunchtime
so the classroom can be prepared for the afternoon workshop.

Animated films will be viewable on the Cartoon Museum’s Youtube channel within   5-7 working days.


Please note that places are limited and get booked up extremely fast.
Book soon to avoid disappointment!

 

 
July

Jul Weds 26
11am - 1pm       Ages 8 – 12  £12
Superheroes
Come and get tips for creating your own mighty heroes and deadly villains from Cartoon Museum tutor Steve Marchant, and then draw them in mortal combat.

2pm – 4pm       Ages 8 – 12  £12
Manga for Beginners
Award-winning Phoenix comic artist Karen Rubins shows you how to create a simple manga story.

                                              
Jul Thurs 27  11am - 1pm      Ages 8 – 12  £12
Make a Mini-Comic with Steve
Everyone will love the little booklet you’ll create featuring your own characters and storyline. It’s specially constructed so that its easy to make printed copies after you take it home!

Jul 27 Thurs 2pm – 4pm       Ages 8 – 12  £12
Design a Beano Cover
Join Beano artist Wilbur Dawbarn and learn how to draw your own Beano front cover featuring some favourite Beano characters.

Jul Fri 28     
11am – 3.30pm    Ages 8-12  £12
The Adventures of YOU!
Wallis Eastes writes and draws autobiographical comics.
She’ll show you how to create a comic in which you arethe star. Are you asuperhero? A zombie? A menace? Let’s  have fun finding out!
Please bring a packed lunch.


Jul Mon 31  
11am - 1pm     Ages 8 – 12  £12
Create A Comic-Strip
Rachael Ball‘s last graphic novel was a ‘Guardian Best Graphic Book’ in 2015. She’ll set you on the road to success by showing you how to create an effective one-page comic-strip.

2pm – 4pm       Ages 8 – 12  £12
Manga for Beginners
Acclaimed manga artist Takayo Akiyama returns to show you how to create a simple manga story.

August

Aug Tues 1  Ages 8-12 11am – 3.30pm  £25
Beano Masterclass
Join Beano artist Wilbur Dawbarn and learn how to draw favourite Beano characters the professional way, and then write and draw a one-page Beano story.

Aug Weds 2
11am – 3.30pm   Ages 8 – 12  £25  
Claymation
Make funny clay characters with professional animator Reza Ben Gajra and create a short animated film that you'll be able to watch next week on the Cartoon Museum's Youtube channel.
Please bring a packed lunch.
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Aug Thurs 3
11am - 1pm   Ages 8 – 12  £12
Manga Ghosts & Monsters
Manga artist & Japanese tutor Gavin Pollock travels down from Cumbria to present this special workshop where you’ll learn how to draw the kind of magical creatures that led to the creation of Pokemon and other favourites.

Aug Thurs 3  2pm – 4pm    Ages 8 – 12  £12
Animal Manga
Takayo Akiyama shows you how to create cute, funny and weird manga animals and
draw them in a one-page manga story.
 
Aug Fri 4     
11am - 1pm   Ages 8 – 12  £12
Manga Ghosts & Monsters
Your last chance to join Manga artist & Japanese tutor Gavin Pollock‘s special workshop where you’ll learn how to draw the kind of magical creatures that led to the creation of Pokemon and other favourites.

2pm – 4pm   Ages 8 – 12  £12
Robot Manga
Takayo Akiyama shows you Japanese robot comics from the 60s to the present day, and then you’ll design your own robot and draw a one-page comic-strip about saving the world… or tidying your room!

Aug Mon 7  
11am - 1pm  Ages 8 – 12  £12
Creating Short Strips
Richy K Chandler, writer/artist of Lucy The Octopus, shows you how to write and draw a series of 3-panel funny comic-strips. Great for beginners!

2pm – 4pm  Ages 8 – 12  £12
Manga Storytelling
Award-winning Phoenix comic artist Karen Rubins shows you how to create a 5-panel page of manga artwork that tells a complete story.

Aug Tues 8
11am – 3.30pm  Ages 8 – 12  £25  
Cut-Out Animation
Spend the day with professional animator Reza Ben Gajra and create a short animated film that you'll be able to watch next week on the Cartoon Museum's Youtube channel.
Please bring a packed lunch.

Aug Weds 9
11am – 3.30pm  Ages 10 – 14  £25   
Comic Art Masterclass with Rachael Ball
NOT FOR BEGINNERS! If you've got the basics under your belt – perhaps you've been
to our workshops before – here's where you'll learn professional methods of working and
secrets behind successful comic-strip storytelling. Suitable for aspiring manga artists, too.
Please bring a packed lunch.

Aug Thurs 10        
11am-1.30pm  Ages 8 – 12  £15

KEV F'S COMIC ART MASTERCLASS
Kev F Sutherland writes and draws for The Beano, Doctor Who and Marvel comics, and now he'll teach you how easy it is. After the end of a Comic Art Masterclass, everyone goes away with a page of their own comic art plus an individual caricature by Kev F. Learn everything he knows, so you could leave school and steal his job!

Thursday 10th 2.30pm-5pm    Ages 8 – 12  £15
KEV F'S COMIC ART MASTERCLASS  - See details above

Aug Fri 11   
11am – 3.30pm   Ages 8 – 12  £25  
Clayfaces
Make funny clay faces with professional animator Valentina Grasso and create a short animated film that you'll be able to watch next week on the Cartoon Museum's Youtube channel.
Please bring a packed lunch.


Aug Mon 14
11am – 3.30pm   Ages 10-14  £25  
Manga Masterclass with Takayo Akiyama
NOT FOR BEGINNERS! If you've got the basics under your belt – perhaps you've been
to our workshops before – here's where you'll learn professional methods of working and
secrets behind successful manga storytelling. Suitable for aspiring comic artists, too.
Please bring a packed lunch.

Aug Tues 15          
11am - 1pm    Ages 8 – 12  £12
Animal Antics
Richy K Chandler (Wallace & Gromit, Adventure Time, Lucy The Octopus) shows you how to create successful animal characters and put them into a short comic-strip.

Aug Tues 15
2pm – 4pm  Ages 8 – 12  £12
Make a Mini-Comic with Karen Rubins
Karen started her career making mini-comics. She’ll show you how to startle your friends back at school with an
8-page mini-comic featuring your own characters and story.

Aug Weds 16
11am - 1pm  Ages 8 – 12  £12
Create A Comic-Strip
Rachael Ball‘s last graphic novel was a ‘Guardian Best Graphic Book’ in 2015. She’ll set you on the road to success by showing you how to create an effective one-page comic-strip.
        
Wed 16th  2pm – 4pm  Ages 8 – 12  £12
Manga for Beginners
Award-winning Phoenix comic artist Karen Rubins shows you how to create a simple manga story.
 
 
Aug Thurs 17         11am - 1pm Ages 8 – 12  £12
Pencil Power
Rachael Ball‘s artwork is beautifully rendered with pencil shading. She’ll share some of her work and show you how to achieve amazing shading effects with your own artwork.

2pm – 4pm       Ages 8 – 12  £12
Make a MANGA Mini-Comic
Takayo Akiyama will show you some of her self-published comics and teach you how to make a manga-style
mini-comic of your own

Aug Fri 18   
11am – 3.30pm    Ages 8 – 12  £25  
Cut-Out Animation
Spend the day with professional animator Valentina Grasso and create a short animated film that you'll be able to watch next week on the Cartoon Museum's Youtube channel.
Please bring a packed lunch.


Aug Mon 21
Comic-Strip Masterclass with Richy K Chandler
11am – 3.30pm   Ages 10-14  £25  
NOT FOR BEGINNERS! If you've got the basics under your belt – perhaps you've been
to our workshops before – here's where you'll learn professional methods of working in a series of fun, lively exercises. Suitable for aspiring manga artists, too.
Please bring a packed lunch.

Aug Tues 22          
11am - 1pm  Ages 8 – 12  £12
Creating Characters with Steve
Comic Art curator Steve Marchant will show you around our Comic Creators gallery, and then show you some tips and ideas for creating memorable characters of your own. Great for beginners!

2pm – 4pm   Ages 8 – 12  £12
Create A Comic-Strip
Rachael Ball‘s last graphic novel was a ‘Guardian Best Graphic Book’ in 2015. She’ll set you on the road to success by showing you how to create an effective one-page comic-strip.

Aug Weds 23         
11am – 3.30pm  Ages 8 – 12  £25
Claymation
Make funny clay characters with professional animator Valentina Grasso and create a short animated film that you'll be able to watch next week on the Cartoon Museum's Youtube channel.
Please bring a packed lunch.

Aug Thurs 24        
11am – 3.30pm Ages 10-14  £25  
Manga Masterclass with Takayo Akiyama
NOT FOR BEGINNERS! If you've got the basics under your belt – perhaps you've been
to our workshops before – here's where you'll learn professional methods of working and
secrets behind successful manga storytelling. Suitable for aspiring comic artists, too.
Please bring a packed lunch.

Aug Fri 25   
11am - 1pm Ages 8 – 12  £12
Make a Mini-Comic with Steve
Everyone will love the little booklet you’ll create featuring your own characters and storyline. It’s specially constructed so that its easy to make printed copies after you take it home!


Aug Tues 29          
11am - 1pm  Ages 8 – 12  £12
Superheroes
Come and get tips for creating your own mighty heroes and deadly villains from Cartoon Museum tutor Steve Marchant, and then draw them in mortal combat.

Aug Tues 29   2pm – 4pm    Ages 8 – 12  £12
Design a Beano Cover
Join Beano artist Wilbur Dawbarn and learn how to draw your own Beano front cover featuring some favourite Beano characters.
 

Aug Fri 25 2pm – 4pm   Ages 8 – 12  £12
Joke Time!
Some of the best cartoons are single pictures that make us laugh on postcards or on the internet.
Tell Steve Marchant some of your favourite jokes and learn how to turn them into cartoons.

 
Aug Weds 30         
Comic-Strip Masterclass with Karen Rubins
11am – 3.30pm  Ages 10-14  £25
NOT FOR BEGINNERS! If you've got the basics under your belt – perhaps you've been
to our workshops before – here's where you'll learn professional methods of working in a series of fun, lively exercises for aspiring comics and manga artists.
 Please bring a packed lunch.


Aug Thurs 31        
11am – 1pm  Ages 8 – 12  £12
The Adventures of YOU!
Do you sometimes get stuck for ideas? Wallis Eates shows you how to turn your daily life into a funny comic-strip story.

2pm – 4pm Ages 8 – 12  £12
Create A Comic-Strip with Steve
Using one of our special worksheets, Steve Marchant will teach you how to quickly and easily complete a one-page comic-strip story.
 
Praise for previous workshops:

"Thank you to the Cartoon Museum and Steve for such a great day yesterday.  My son clearly had an excellent time and came away having learnt new skills and generally had fun too.  Many many thanks!" (Ros, Parent)

"Thank you for the super workshop we had on Saturday. We all really enjoyed it, and the kids have been inspired to work on new characters at home!" (Ghislaine, Parent)

"We wanted to say a BIG thank you for Sunday. Ava and all the kids had a fab time - an experience they will remember! I know plenty of them want to come back soon." (Amber, Parent)

"It was very good and I would come again" (Comic Masterclass, Age 14)
 
"It was a great workshop, I wish I could come again." (Manga Workshop, Age 10)
 
"LET ME DO MORE!" (Claymation, Age 10)
 
"I would like to say that I love the Cartoon Museum! The teacher is awesome, the Cartoon Museum is the BEST!" (Manga and Anime Animals, Age 9)

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