Are you passionate about drawing? Do you enjoy reading graphic novels? Are you curious about careers in animation, design, or advertising? In this class, students will use their creativity to write and illustrate their very own graphic novel. You will learn how to generate ideas using cultural mythologies, social justice themes, time travel, and your own life. Students will learn about the unique structure of storytelling through sequential art and draw inspiration from graphic writers such as Gene Luen Yang, Leila Del Duca, Daniel Jose Older, and Molly Knox Ostertag. If you’re an artist and a fan of manga, graphic memoirs, and other visual books, this is the class for you!
Storytelling Through Art: Comics and Graphic Novels
For Rising 6th – 8th Grade Students
Your Summer of Discovery Awaits
MITY’s ExplorSchool provides rising 6th-8th grade students a unique opportunity to investigate new topics and dive deeper into their passions at a level that is challenging and motivating. Intellectually curious students take two classes, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, enabling them to explore different disciplines, experience things that are not possible within a normal school setting, and forge new friendships.