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Cartooning w/ Alex Shapiro

July 17, 2021


In this exciting class, students will create their own original action heroes, manga, anime, or humorous human or animal cartoon characters in no time. Students will learn how to create stories and concepts that will have them utilize their characters along with settings, backgrounds, props, narration and dialog in single panel cartoons and comic strips. Each student will produce a comic book to take with them at the end of the course. This class is recommended for kids, teens, and adults.

This class features six sessions. An opening reception will take place at JCAL on July 13th at 12pm.

Contact [email protected] with any questions

Class schedule (11am-12:30pm)
July 17th, July 24th, July 31st
August 7th, August 14th, August 21st

About Alex Shapiro:
Alexander Shapiro is a professional cartoonist and illustrator whose work has appeared in various publications and websites, and whose clients have included CBS-TV, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Central Park Conservancy, and the Department of Environmental Protection. He has taught cartooning, graphic memoir, illustration, animation for teaching clients have included The Museum of the City of New York, The Queens Museum, The California College of the Arts, Marymount Manhattan College, and The DYCD Heroes Project as well as as a resident artist in the New York City public school system.


July 17, 2021
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Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL)
(718) 658-7400
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Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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(718) 658-7400
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