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Spring Cartooning Course: NEW DAY AND TIME!

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community has great news for families who are interested in an incredible opportunity to learn cartooning with a former Nickelodeon animator but who had scheduling conflicts: Cartooning and Character Design has moved to Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time! This will be our only art course this spring, so make sure to sign up while there’s still room!

Instructor Michael Allen is a true creative powerhouse. He’s a professional art director, graphic designer, action photographer for NFL properties, and character designer for the legendary Nickelodeon, and he has even written for an animated series on the Cartoon Network! This experience sets Michael apart as a person uniquely qualified to guide students in identifying the perfect career path that aligns with their artistic passions.

Course Details

Cartooning and Character Design
Student Ages: 11–18
Term: Spring Semester 2024 (January 19 – May 3)
Class Meetings: Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. EST
Cost: $475.00
Course Highlights:

  • Learn Cartooning: Students, whether beginners or experienced artists, will dive into the world of cartooning, guided by a pro.
  • Character Construction: They’ll master the fundamental principles of character construction using a step-by-step approach.
  • Anatomy and Expressions: They’ll gain insights into basic anatomy and facial expressions for characters.
  • Model Sheets: They’ll develop character designs and create a model sheet.
  • Instructor Feedback: Michael Allen provides valuable feedback on all student artwork.
  • Flexible Methods: This course accommodates both traditional and digital methods of drawing.

If you have any questions or need further information, please feel free to contact us at (845) 726-4444. Our phone lines are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Space is limited, so secure your child’s spot today!

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