Studio Art Classes

Intro to Comics, Ages 12-14

Saturday, March 23–Saturday, June 22, 2024
10:30 am–12:30 pm
Art Studio (Classroom G38)
Ticket Required

Occurring every Saturday except 3/30, 4/13, 4/27, 5/25

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Add to Calendar 2024-03-23 10:30:00 2024-03-23 12:30:00 Intro to Comics, Ages 12-14 03/23/2024 10:30 AM Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Increase your storytelling skills, design your own comic book and create fun characters and creatures! Learn the processes involved in character design and master new tools and techniques in drawing, lettering, and page design as you develop a narrative. Be inspired by various cultures and time periods from the MFA Collection and examine visual techniques from your favorite comics and graphic novels.

Supplies are provided.

Occurring every Saturday except 3/30, 4/13, 4/27, 5/25

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Ticket Information

Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.

Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.

Tickets can only be ordered through the website or by phone; no in-person ticket sales. To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies).

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About the Instructor

Ashley E. Dotson received a BA from Dartmouth College. Since graduating, Ashley has worked as a studio instructor at Dartmouth and at an independent school in Massachusetts. Ashley has experience working in both museum and school settings. Inspired by artists such as Alma Thomas and Mark Bradford, Ashley's artwork focuses primarily on the use of color and mixed media materials to tell stories about life and lived experience. Ashley also has a background in theatric and architectural design, having designed the lights and sets for several stage plays and musicals. Ashley is currently pursuing a Master of Architecture degree at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.