San Francisco’s Cartoon Museum Presents Cartoon Workshops!

2011 Cartoon Boot Camp

It’s time for the sixth annual Summer Cartooning Classes! Learn how to story board, how animation and stop motion is created and create your own cartoon characters, super heroes and more!

Taught by cartoonist Brian Kolm.

Ages: Intermediate level artists from 10-14 years old.

Time: All sessions run Monday through Friday from 2:00PM to 4:00 PM

Manga Mania – Cartooning class Saturday, June 11th and Friday, July 15th, 2011 Cartooning classes with Karen Luk.

 Karen Luk, professional illustrator and comic artist, will reveal the secrets behind manga faces, body language and basic character design. Basic drawing skills are helpful, but not required.

Come & level up your manga drawing skills! 8-12 year olds 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM For beginners & curious 

King of RPGs Launch Party! Saturday, June 4, 2011, 5:30-7:30pm

Free and open to the public


Announcing Volume 2 of the New York Times Bestselling Graphic Novel Series from Del Rey

 Join the author and artist of King of RPGs, the bestselling Del Rey graphic novel series, at the Cartoon Art Museum 

 Green Lantern Exhibition Preview: The Green Tie Event

Thursday, June 9, 2011, 7:00-9:00pm Green Tie Tickets

Just in time for Green Lantern’s theatrical debut, the Cartoon Art Museum is presenting the first museum exhibition celebrating 70 years of DC Comics’ emerald knight! Over 60 pieces of original artwork will be on display, including works by Gil Kane, Neal Adams, Joe Staton, Mike Mignola . . .

For more information on these events, visit


Art Contest for Kids – - Honor Your Dad for Father’s Day!

If you are ages 4 – 15, draw and color a portrait of your dad and submit it for possible publication at the Contra Costa Times.  Include your full name and age, your father’s full name and your city of residence.  Also complete the following sentence:  “My dad is . . . “(Please write no more than one sentence.)

Email submissions as JPEG files (at least 400 KB in size) to [email protected]

They will publish a few of their favorite portraits in TimeOut before Father’s Day and include those and others in an online slide-show on their websites.

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