• We offer two different CARTOONING CLASSES each quarter: CARTOONING 101 (which teaches a humorous “Sunday Funnies style) and DRAWING COMIC BOOKS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS.
  • We also offer several classes of special interest to cartoonists, including DRAWING PEOPLE, DRAWING IN INK, and DRAWING IN PERSPECTIVE.
  • We sometimes also offering CARTOONING 101 as a one-day workshop.)
  • More than half of our classes meet on the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON CAMPUS in Seattle. Other locations include community centers in the greater Seattle area.
  • For short course descriptions and registration links, please scroll down. For more details, click the class titles.


In this fun and focused class, you’ll learn how to create your own cartoon characters and show them in action, then finish them in india ink — even if you’ve never drawn before. You can bring your own materials, or buy a materials kit using the link below.

Class #17493 - Cartooning 101 - meets Sat. 10/13 at 10 a.m.
Tuition: $120 + $10 registration fee
Sat. 10/13, 10 am-4 pm
Seattle: University of Washington campus
Maximum enrollment: 15. Spaces left: 14

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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: Drawing Comics and Graphic Novels
The next meeting of this class has not been scheduled yet. For info, please email