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City of Paso Robles Recreation offers new cartooning classes 

cartoon by R Mullikin

Class participants will learn the art of creating their own cartoon characters.

Participants will learn to create their own characters from cartoonist Raymond Mullikin

–Cartoonist and credentialed teacher Raymond Mullikin is teaching cartooning classes for Paso Robles Recreation Services on Monday, Feb.13 and April 24  from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Working in a humorous “Sunday funnies” style, participants will learn to create their own cartoon characters and learn the warm-up and imagination exercises used by professional cartoonists. Mullikin is also teaching three additional classes during the week of April 17 – April 21.

The one day $47 class takes place at Centennial Park at 600 Nickerson Drive in Paso Robles and is open to everyone ages nine and older.

During the week of April 17 – 21, Mullikin is teaching three daily classes: Video Game Creation from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m, Creating Interactive Fiction Video Games from noon – 2 p.m. and Comic Book Making & Publishing from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Mullikin is a cartoonist and credentialed teacher with more than a decade of hands-on experience instructing students of all ages throughout San Luis Obispo County. Mullikin creates his own children’s books, comics, video games and animated film shorts. His first published works were at age 12 designing ads and logos for local businesses in his hometown of Cambria. At age 16, Mullikin created his first graphic novel, “The World of Weralt,” which is available for purchase from Amazon. His animated films have been shown in film festivals throughout the world and his most recent, “Miced: War of the Little,” received a Special Jury Prize at the San Luis Obispo Film Festival. Learn more about Mullikin’s work on his website.

For more information or to register, visit the Paso Robles Recreation Services website or call (805) 237-3988. Interested parties can also register in person at the Paso Robles Recreation Services office in Centennial Park Monday through Friday between noon and 5 p.m. Centennial Park is located at 600 Nickerson Drive in Paso Robles.


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