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Comics and Zinemaking Class

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August 1, 2022 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

AUGUST 1 – 5, 2022
Ages 12+

Learn how to create comics and find your voice from New Yorker cartoonist Hilary Campbell! This one week camp will explore the importance of self expression through comics and cartoons. Students will have the opportunity to learn the basics of cartooning (from single panel to long form), how to find your humor through writing, and ultimately create their first zine.

Brief summary of student goals:

  • Students will learn the basics of setting up single panel gag cartoons to multi-panel cartoon stories
  • How to create your character(s)
  • Finding your voice through humor
  • the practice of keeping a sketchbook
  • Telling your own story/story building
  • creating your first zine 
  • learn a little about the business of cartooning/schooling they can go to after high school

Pay-What-You-Can: $55 / $135 / $220 / $320 / $450 Per week

*This pay-what-you-can model is designed to meet parents where they are. When you pay the top tier you will be helping provide education for other students.

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$55 – $450 Sliding Scale Registration

Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell


Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell is a New Yorker cartoonist, author, comedian and filmmaker. Her debut memoir Murder Book is nominated as the best non-fiction mystery novel in this year’s Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. She has illustrated critically acclaimed books such as Feminist Fight Club and Are You My Uber? and her second memoir, The Joy of Snacking will hit the bookshelves in 2023 (Andrews McMeel Publishing). Campbell’s short documentaries This Is Not The End and Small Talk won awards at the top festivals in the country, before going on to become Vimeo Staff Picks. While Hilary resides in New York with her dog and a vast collection of Law & Order dvds, she is a Sonoma born artist, who is very excited to return home to share the world of cartooning with students.

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