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The Jefferson City Schools S.T.E.A.M. Center presents:
After School Digital Art Classes with the Trippe Academy for Digital Arts

Digital illustrator and educator Dean Trippe will begin teaching digital drawing and design classes after school weekdays at the S.T.E.A.M. Center for 3rd-12th graders enrolled at Jefferson City Schools, starting on Monday, October 22nd, 2018.

UPDATE: Registration is now closed for the current session.

There are no pre-requisites for this introductory 6-Week Fall Program running until December 7th, with a week off for Thanksgiving Break. Students will receive a personalized certificate of achievement for each class completed, and may take any class available for their grade level. A second set of classes will be offered early next year.

Classes

NOTE: Students are not required to have taken Into to Digital Art & Design in order to take Digital Drawing I or Comics & Sequential Art. These classes can be taken in any order and cover different areas of study.

Introduction to Digital Art & Design

Intro will cover the basics of using digital art programs, drawing tablets, and other skills necessary to create artwork on the computer, as well as fundamental concepts in drawing and design.

6 weeks = $180 ($15 per class, $30 per week)

Meets twice per week, 6-12 students per class.

Grades 3-5 meet on Monday/Wednesday at 3pm

Grades 6-12 meet on Monday/Wednesday at 4pm

Digital Drawing I

Digital Drawing class will specifically cover traditional drawing skills using digital tools. This class is ideal for students interested in drawing for children’s books, animation, comics, video games, and fashion design. 

6 weeks = $180 ($15 per class, $30 per week)

Meets twice per week, 6-12 students per class

Grades 3-5 meet on Tuesday/Thursday at 3pm

Grades 6-12 meet on Monday/Wednesday at 4pm

Comics & Sequential Art I

This class will cover character design, visual storytelling, simplified drawing styles, and other skills necessary for comics creation and storyboarding for film and television. We’ll look at several popular kids’ graphic novels and each student will create their own mini-comic.

6 weeks = $90 ($15 per week)

Meets once per week, 6-12 students per class

Grades 3-5 meet on Friday at 3pm

Grades 6-12 meet on Monday/Wednesday at 4pm

Class Schedule

NOTE: Class times subject to change or consolidation based on enrollment.

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NOTE: When registering and paying, the class schedule may appear in an earlier form. Choose the appropriate grade level for your student, but use the above schedule when attending classes. 

About the Instructor:

Dean Trippe is a writer and illustrator from Jefferson, Georgia with a BFA in Sequential Art from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Dean is best known for Something Terrible, a short, true comic book about surviving child abuse using comic book superheroes as a model for recovery. He is also a contributor to the Eisner Award-winning graphic anthology, Comic Book Tattoo, the creator of a superhero parody webcomic called Butterfly, the co-founder of Project: Rooftop, and illustrator of Power Lunch Vols. 1 & 2 kids’ graphic novels.

For questions or concerns, email deantrippe@gmail.com.