Meltdown University is expanding! We’re doubling the amount of classes we have, offering brand new ones on making comics and on creating art. We have detailed descriptions on the Meltdown University web page at this LINK. See below for a list of what’s coming up in the next couple of weeks.
Watercolor Painting starts next Monday, September 28 at 7pm. It’s an eight-week class that will give you all the basics skills to do your own paintings in this fast-finishing medium. Taught by comics editor and illustrator Suzannah Rowntree.
Photoshop Basics for Comics starts a week from Thursday on October 1 at 7pm. In this eight-week series, you’ll learn specific Photoshop techniques that will help you to make comics whether you’re looking to do original art digitally, tweak and correct your art, color it letter it, or any other thing to make the work better. Taught by graphic designer and ComicsFix chief Felix Kiner.
Writing Longform Comics starts Tuesday, October 6 at 7pm. In this eight-week class, you’ll get instruction and guidance on writing a comic book series or a graphic novel. Students will finish the class with a detailed outline, some script pages, and a completed pitch. Taught by former DC Comics editor, long-time comics professor, and Meltdown U Program Director Jim Higgins.
The No-Failure-Anything-Could-Happen Class On Marketing And Promotion is certainly the class with the best title. It’s also a series where you’ll learn techniques, tips, and solid strategies for promoting whatever creative project you might have. It’s a six-week series that starts on Friday, October 9 at 7pm. It’s taught by bestselling cartoonist C.W. Moss.
AND DON’T FORGET these classes, which you can sign up for on the Melt U web page:
This Friday, The Kids Make Zines class starts again for ages 7-12. The class begins at 4pm.
The next Creating Comics class, where writers learn to script a short comic and artists learn to write and draw a minicomic, starts on Saturday, October 24 at 2pm.
The Drawing Comics for Kids class is ongoing so you can join any time (if you’re between the ages of 7 and 12!). It meets on Thursdays from 4-6pm.
Drawing Basics teaches you fundamentals like anatomy, perspective, composition, and more. It starts on October 24 at 11:30am.
Start this back-to-school season by treating yourself to instruction in how to make art or comics here at ever-growing Meltdown U!