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Words and Pictures | Cartoon Illustration and Story Telling | 10+


Words and Pictures is a course aimed at igniting the imagination of budding authors and illustrators. This course is lead by professional comic writer and illustrator Sam McNair. It includes a mix of writing, drawing, discussions and games. The intended outcome is to engage critical thinking skills, imagination and productivity. This course is aimed at improving visual literacy and above all having fun. Each term of Words and Pictures focuses on a different story archetype.

What to expect

Over the term students will:

  • Learn to produce stories with pictures.
  • Focus on presentation and quality.
  • Learn fundamental narrative and storytelling skills

Class activities are structured to stimulate students' imagination, build individual writing and illustration skills, enhance social confidence. Sam’s classes always include games and activities that create a fun and productive learning environment.

Is this course right for my child?

The class is best suited for students in Year 5 at Primary School through to Year 8 at High School.

Materials

The materials are provided by Art Est for use in class, but if you have your own favourite drawing kit, you are welcome to bring it along.

About our studio classes

Our class sizes are small, ensuring all students receive the individual tuition they need. We have a maximum of 12 students per class. For kids and teen classes, art materials are included in the fee.

To learn about our studios, kitchen facilities and how to get there, click here.


Use Vouchers and Save

Art Est accepts the NSW Creative Kids Voucher, Parents NSW Voucher and NSW Discover Voucher. You must use your voucher at the time of booking. To book with a Service NSW voucher, you will need to book over the phone or with our voucher booking form. Please note: we cannot accept the Service NSW vouchers via our online checkout. 

To find out what vouchers you can use on your class and how to book with your preferred voucher, visit our special offers page:

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$350 $210 Limited inc GST
Words and Pictures | Cartoon Illustration and Story Telling | 10+

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Words and Pictures is a course aimed at igniting the imagination of budding authors and illustrators. This course is lead by professional

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Enrolments still open once the course has commenced. (Subject to available places)


Price includes art materials | Designed for children/teens in Years 4 to Year 8/9 at School | Suitable for new and continuing students, each term your tutor will have new activities to enjoy | Maximum of 12 students in all our classes

Using your CreativeKids voucher? Online enrolments are NOT available with these vouchers. You need to call on 02 9564 1519 during regular office hours 10am-5pm Monday-Friday and enrol over the phone

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • Classes are fun and engaging.
  • It's a fun, exciting and helpful class. I look forward to it every week. - Rohan
  • The thing that I enjoyed most was the individual stories that we did every term.