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Afterschool Art Class for Middle Schoolers: Illustration 101

February 1, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 8, 2023

with Sam Swap, Illustrator and Museum Educator

Wednesdays, February 1-March 8 (six sessions), 3:30-5:30pm

$100 (Members 10% discount); limited to 15 students in grades 6-8

Purchase tickets here

Have you ever wondered how your favorite comic, anime, children’s book, or book cover was created? Learn the FUNdamentals behind the world of illustration in this new six-week course. Starting with the basics of form, light, and space, the course includes students designing posters, book covers, and/or graphic novel pages. This fun and friendly course is designed to allow everyone to discover their own artistic voice, what influences them, and what they’d like to do in the future. Final projects form the basis of each student’s artistic portfolio—a first step towards a flourishing artistic career.

Please note: to receive a Member discount, you must be registered with an online account. Not yet registered? Sign up here! All Membership discounts will be automatically applied after you login, enter registrant information, and add tickets to your cart.

The Museum’s educational programming is supported by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut; Connecticut Humanities; the Randolph and John Dirks Fund; the John and Kelly Hartman Foundation; the Sally Bill Children’s Education Fund; the Betty M. Challgren Education Fund; the Elizabeth Matthews Hubbard Education Fund; the Ingalls Foundation Education Fund; the Sali Godard Riege Educational Fund; and the Lelan F. Sillin, Jr. Education Endowment Fund. 

Educational & Travel Program Refund Policy
No refunds for Broadway bus trips or Miss Florence’s Teas after transaction is complete. Refunds for programs over $20 are subject to a $20 cancellation fee. Refunds (less $20 fee) are offered for cancellations made prior to a program’s noted refund date. Programs without a refund date can be cancelled one hour prior to event. No refunds after program takes place. To request a refund or to transfer program fee into a donation, please email (Updated February 2022)


February 1, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Florence Griswold Museum
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Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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