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Introduction to Cartooning


Introduction to Cartooning aims to teach children and young adults the principles of cartooning, including learning the basic building blocks of drawing, character design, and storytelling. In essence, how to tell a story with images.

Dates- Wednesdays March 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 11, 18, 25, May 2 (no class April 4)

Times- 8 sessions, one hour sessions, 5:00-6:00pm

Ages- children age 10-14 (approximately)

Objectives: Students will gain an introductory knowledge of drawing and the basic principles of draftsmanship. Students will explore how to deconstruct complex shapes, how to draw with their imaginations, and how specific images create specific ideas in the minds of readers.

About the Teacher: Gabriel Dunston is a local working cartoonist born and raised in the Raleigh area. He has been writing and illustrating comics, kids’ books, and board games for himself and for clients for the past 8 years. He has several years experience and greatly enjoys teaching young people and spreading the love of comics and art.

For more about Gabe, you can check his homepage ( or find his videos on YouTube.

Drawing and Cartooning Class
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