AUGUST 2018

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AUGUST CLASSES ⟾ listed by start date

  1. WED 8/1: SCREENWRITING 101
  2. SAT 8/4: MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE
  3. SAT 8/18: FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOP
  4. SUN 8/19: DRAWING COMIC BOOKS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS

*If the class title is a LIVE LINK, you can sign up at any time. If the link isn’t live yet, it usually means there is a section starting sooner which is open for enrollment. As soon as the class starting sooner begins, enrollments will open up in the later one.


AUGUST CLASSES ⟾ Dates, times, and course descriptions

  • Only August classes that are OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT are shown.
  • Others will be added when they become open.

AUDITIONING 101: AUDITIONS, HEADSHOTS, REELS AND RESUMES – SUNDAY CLASS ⟾ starts TODAY – 8/25

In this information-packed workshop, you’ll learn:

  • Where to find auditions Seattle area
  • How to identify roles that would be good for YOU to audition for (and roles to avoid)
  • How to increase your odds of actually getting cast
  • How to prepare for an audition
  • The six things you should always bring to every audition
  • Audition etiquette: how to make a good, not bad, first impression
  • How to film your own audition
  • How to identify your type and age range (and why both matter)
  • The differences between stage auditions and camera auditions
  • How to find the “good” acting agencies, and avoid the scams
  • how to get professional-quality headshots taken at an affordable price
  • How to film and audition, then put it online
  • How to tell which “auditions” are scams, and which are legit
  • How to write a good acting resume, whether you’re experienced or a beginner.
  • You’ll also learn an easy and effective way of doing cold reads, and learn the etiquette or auditioning. 

As the class moves along, we’ll do practice exercises and warm-ups to make more comfortable with the auditioning process, and you’ll get honest feedback about how to improve. The instructor has directed for stage and film for over twenty years.  His movies have played in international film festivals. NOTE: You can take this class just for fun, or as part of our Certificate Program in Acting Fundamentals

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Class #17407: Auditioning 101
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Sundays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Four meetings: 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12
University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 15. Spaces left: 13


DRAWING COMIC BOOKS and GRAPHIC NOVELS ⟾ meets on Sunday August 19

In this intensive step-by-step class, students will learn how to draw comic book pages and panels, draw simplified figures, and show them in action. You’ll learn about page layout and design; how to draw comic book pages in pencil, then finish them in ink; and how to tell stories effectively with images.  Note: You can either bring your own materials, or buy a materials kit and pick it up in the first class meeting.

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Class #27702: One-day workshop:
Drawing Comics and Graphic Novels

Tuition: $120 + $10 registration fee
Sunday, 10am-4pm
One meeting: Sunday August 19th
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 10. Open spaces: 9
This class has free parking


MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE ⟾ meets on Sat. 8/4

“Mixed Media Collage”is a great class for accomplished artists to unlock their creativity, and a wonderful introduction for beginning collage students as well. There is absolutely no experience required! No drawing skills needed at all! No expensive tools to buy! Collage is a perfect way to get your creative feet wet. Note: There is a small materials fee payable to the instructor. Please see class page for more information.

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Mixed Media Collage
Tuition: $99 + $10 registration fee
Please note date correction:
Saturday August 4, 10:30am-4:30pm
Location: Artists and Craftsman Store
4350 8th Avenue NE
Seattle, Washington 98105
Maximum enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 10


SCREENWRITING 101 ⟾ starts 8/1 (Wednesdays)

Looking for a screenwriting class that covers the fundamentals, and gives you an opportunity to write and workshop some actual scenes and short scripts? In this Seattle screenwriting class, open to both beginners and experienced writers, you’ll learn how screenplays are written, do exercises to develop your screenwriting skills, and get helpful feedback on your writings.

MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

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Class #17534: Screenwriting 101

Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee

Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:30pm

8/1, 8/8, 8/15 and 8/22

Where: University of Washington campus

Max. enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 10