Fundamentals of Visual Storytelling

Fall 2021! Adult Visual Storytelling class at the Palo Alto Art Center. A 10-week class to help you turn your stories into compelling narratives. Maximum of 12 students in the class! Registration starts on August 26 for Palo Alto residents, and September 2 for non-residents.

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New Online Interactive Visual Storytelling class! English and French.

During the month of February, I will be offering a new series of four Visual Storytelling classes. Each week, I will teach a new fundamental technique. Classes will feature a lecture with examples, demonstrations and hands-on exercises. 

You can register for only one or all four sessions to make the most of your graphic novel, memoir, children’s book, or travel diary!

You can choose to take the classes in French or in English.

Registration just started. Click here to register and to get more information. Once you register, Please, check your “receipt notes” for the Zoom meeting link and suggested supplies.

Classes are held every Saturday, February 6, 13, 20 and 27

French classes: 1-2:30 p.m. PST (4-5:30 p.m. EST)

English classes: 3:30-5 p.m. PST (6:30-9 p.m. EST)

Fundamentals of Visual Storytelling

Week 1: Telling a story in three acts and four panels. Mastering the narrative arc.

Week 2: Principles of Character Design. Characters as Narrative Tools.

Week 3: Text and Sequential Art. Narration, Dialogs, Lettering.

Week 4: Guiding Narrative Flow with Camera Angles and Picture Composition

Online Interactive Visual Storytelling classes in French and in English