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ONSITE: World-Building + Character Design (Ages 9-11)

Look at what it takes to build rich and interesting worlds that are worth getting lost in. You'll use creative writing tools to develop characters with complete backstories and interesting goals. This is a great class for those who like to imagine far-away places, whether fantasy, science fiction or based on reality.

Special Notes

  • This is an On-site course. Students must follow social distancing protocols and wear masks at all times. For more info visit visarts.org.
About the Instructor

Melissa Duffy

Duffy (she/they) is a mestiza Filipino-American cartoonist, illustrator and printmaker based in Richmond, Virginia. They graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Communication Arts in 2012. Duffy has worked with BOOM! Studios, IDW Publishing, Richmond Magazine, AMC, and Dark Horse. Currently, she is illustrating We Walked in Clouds, a full-length graphic novel published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. She is also a practicing secular wedding celebrant through the Humanist Society. An avid rollerskater and nature enthusiast, Duffy’s work frequently touches on love, flora and fauna, magickal associations, and more than a few cats.

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ONSITE: World-Building + Character Design (Ages 9-11)

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August 1 - August 51 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Days: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Tuition: $140.00
Member Tuition: $126.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Melissa Duffy
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