From the Comic Strip to the Animated Short: CAM class for adults

by Jeff

cartoon_art_museum From the Comic Strip to the Animated Short: CAM class for adultsMedia Release — From the Comic Strip to the Animated Short is a two-evening class held amongst the current collection at the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum. This class will include docent tours of both the permanent Comic Strip and Animation exhibits and will give you a clear understanding of the history of the mediums. The class will consist of lectures, demonstrations, and activities essential to the creative process of cartooning, such as figure drawing, gesture, acting, proportion, writing, and composition. This class will prepare you with the basics of cartooning so that you can move forward with your own creations and projects, while learning in a truly inspirational space. This class is appropriate for beginner through intermediate level students.

Instructor: James Hummel
Date: Monday and Tuesday, December 7th and 8th, 2009
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM both days
Age: Adults 18 and up
Place: Cartoon Art Museum Galleries, San Francisco
Cost: $40 members / $50 non-members

Note: Both the Monday and Tuesday meetings are part of the same class.

To register call: 415-227-8666 x303 or email:

James Scott Hummell has a BFA in Illustration with an emphasis on Animation and Film. He has worked in a production capacity for 6 years in the Animation Industry for Bay Area studios such as Mondo Media, Wild Brain Inc, and Pixar Animation Studio.

Participants must be pre-paid to reserve a space in the class. We accept VISA or MC over the phone. Or you may pay by check (made out to the “Cartoon Art Museum” with “attn: Director of Education” on the envelope), or with cash in-person at the front desk of the museum. If pre-paying by cash, please notify the Director of Education at the above listed phone number prior to doing so. No refunds given after one week prior to the start of class.

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