Cartoon Art MuseumMedia Release -- Come and level up your drawing skills at the Cartoon Art Museum’s Manga Mania! 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.

Two sessions on Saturday, October 24, at the Cartoon Art Museum:

8-12 year olds from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
For beginners and curious students, bring your questions and imagination!

13-18 year olds from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
For more dedicated students, bring in your drawings for review and questions! Karen will provide critiques in the workshop.

Drawing supplies will be provided.

To register please call 415-227-8666 x303 or email

Participants must be pre-registered and pre-paid by Thursday, October 22nd to attend the class.

About Karen Luk

Since 2004, Karen Luk has self-published comics and is currently posting new comics on She joined Manga Start in 2008 - an artists' group dedicated to educating students about the art fundamentals in relation to Manga-styled drawings and comics. She has taught various workshops on drawing skills, comic making and Manga style. Her portfolio can be found at

Instructor: Karen Luk
Date: Saturday, October 24th, 2009
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM for 8-12 year-olds; 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM for 13-18 year-olds
Place: Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco
Cost: $12 per person