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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 story telling skills

Class activities are structured to stimulate student’s 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 at students in Year 5 at Primary School through to Year 8 at High School.

Creative Kids Vouchers

You can use your CreativeKids voucher towards any of our children’s term classes and holiday workshops. To take advantage of this offer you will need to email your voucher before enrolling or call us during normal office hours 10am-5pm Monday-Friday and enrol over the phone on 02 95641519. Find out more about using your CreativeKids voucher at Art Est

About our children’s art classes

Our children’s art classes are designed to suit all abilities and there is no assumed knowledge. The activities are age appropriate, there is no grading, just fun and informative lessons to stretch imaginations and learn new skills.

Maximum of 12 students in all our classes, this ensures an optimal learning environment. Term classes for children are suitable for new and continuing students, each term your tutor will have new activities to enjoy.

COVID-19 Safe Measures

We have put additional measures in place to ensure our students and tutors are in a safe environment. We now require kiss and drop for children – no need for parents to sign in, we will do this for you. Find out more about our Covid-19 Safe Measures here.

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Course testimonials:

  • Classes are fun and engaging.
  • Sam and Craig were good teachers.
  • It's a fun, exciting and helpful class. I look forward to it every week. - Rohan