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The Swiss-German artist, Paul Klee (1879-1940) was quoted saying, “A line is a dot that went for a walk”. In 1965, the famed Chuck Jones (1912-2002) won an Academy Award (Best Animated Short Film) for his creation of The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics, from the book written by Norton Juster. Both taught the lesson that it simply takes a dot and a line to start, and the creative world is yours.

Please join The Line Membership Club to learn, draw, create, have fun, and simply be a part of something special. Start with a dot or a line…it’s up to you!

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Your Full Mastery Course entails

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Exercise Your Genius! – Take a different path today by exploring your creativity through Art! Get your genius on!

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What’s Up, Doc? – You are, that is, with art and creativity. Our artists will walk you through exciting on-line lessons providing the opportunity to work at your own pace.

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That’s For All and Not All, Folks! – These lessons are for ages 5-105. Please look for new additions monthly!

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You’re despicable…I MEAN INCREDIBLE! – Leave old habits behind by expanding your innate creativity. You may just think of an invention or navigate your day differently!

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SSSSHH!… Be vewwy quiet. I’m dwawing wabbit! – The only type of hunt there is here… is that of exploration and for your intended work. Chuck didn’t like competition and neither do we. So, appreciate your unique drawing. We do!

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BLEEP! BLEEP!  –  Trying new things can be frustrating at first. So don’t be hard on yourself! The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity and Kolena Corporation celebrate your efforts!

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130 soft skills online learning courses – Click here to see our catalog..

LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements © & tm WBEI. (s21)

Course Curriculum

So far, we have put together three courses and over 25 lessons…..

More courses and lessons will be added in the coming months….

Course 1
Animation Basics

  • Ball Bounce (Squash and Stretch)
  • Pendulum (Slow In/Slow Out)
  • Brick Fall/Leaf Fall (Timing/Spacing)
  • Head Turn (Anticipation)
  • Flour Sack (Staging)
  • Worm (Straight Ahead)
  • Walk Cycle: Legs (pose to Pose)
  • Walk Cycle: Arms (Overlapping Action)

Course 2
Cartooning

  • Marvin Martian Using Simple Shapes
  • Drawing a Baby White Seal
  • Drawing Bugs Bunny
  • Shape Language
  • Character Grouping
  • Contrasting Characters – Compare Wile E Coyote and Roadrunner
  • Range of Expressions
  • Figure Posing

Course 3
Elements of Comedy

  • Crafting a Joke
  • Joke Writing
  • Physical Comedy
  • Stock Characters
  • Comic Duos
  • Improvisations
  • Improve Games
  • Comic Storytelling
  • Putting it all Together

The Line Membership Pricing

Instructor Package

$ 19
95
per month
  • Three Courses and 25 Lessons
  • 130 Soft Skills Courses -  Includes Life Coaching Essentials, Attention Management, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Improving Mindlessness, Public Speaking and many more.  

Package Includes

$ 198
00
1 Yearly Payment
$16.50 per month
  • Three Courses and 25 Lessons
  • 1 Yearly Payment and save
  • 130 Soft Skills Courses -  Includes Life Coaching Essentials, Attention Management, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Improving Mindlessness, Public Speaking and many more.  
Best Buy

Corporate
Pricing

  • Do you have a a large group?
  • Teach Onsite?

Credentials and Experience OF our Teaching ArtistS

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Lee Fairchild

Teaching Artist

Education: New York University BA Fine Arts, Minors Education, Studio Art; Hunter College, MA, Childhood Education, Professional Certification NYS

I have been teaching for the past twelve years all over the world, starting in New York City, at the International School of Iceland, and now here in Southern California! I have taught art to kids of all ages and my background is in developing art integrated project-based curriculum. As an art teacher I feel strongly that children should be allowed to explore their own ideas, look at possibilities, and discover what works for them. Children’s art should reflect themselves and their own imaginations and feelings. If a child is given the opportunity to be creative and become a confident thinker, then they will be ready to take on the future. Learning how to cope with failure and doubt is a big part of that. Part of my growth as a teacher has been to learn to step back and let kids try to figure out answers for themselves. The best art education should be inspirational and demonstrate possibilities and the kids should take it from there!

My favorite Chuck Jones character: Marvin Martian

 

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Naylene Justis

Teaching Artist

Education: California State University Fullerton, BFA Animation/Entertainment Art

I have always loved cartoons since childhood. They are part art, part science, and part magic trick. After copying characters out of coloring books for years, I learned how flipbooks created the illusions of movement. I have been hooked ever since. In addition to being a Teaching Artist for the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, I work as a Caricature Artist and freelance on cartooning and graphic design projects.

Being a Teaching Artist is important to me because animation is such a huge part of our culture. I love exposing people to how it works and making it accessible for anyone.

My favorite Chuck Jones character: Witch Hazel

My favorite “ah ha” moment from students is when they see their characters start to walk

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Mike Funt

Teaching Artist

Mike Funt travels the globe performing and directing as a clown, actor, director, and teacher. Funt has led workshops in clown, mask, improv, and circus arts in China, India, Japan, England, France, Brazil and all over the U.S., with his home base at The Clown School in Hollywood. Funt is also a regular performer in the theatre, in the circus, theme parks, cabarets, comedy clubs, and through the relief efforts of Clowns Without Borders and medical clowning.

For years, Funt served as the Artistic Director of the internationally-touring, multi award-winning clown troupe Four Clowns. He also works with play expert Dr. Stuart Brown’s National Institute for Play.

Funt was trained and certified in Laughter Yoga with Dr. Madan Kataria. Additionally, Funt is a Mentor Leader for PlayMatters!, a committee of the Southern California Advocates for Every Young Child. He formerly taught at the San Francisco Comedy College and served five years as head of the Theatre Department for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program.

Endorsements

Thank you so much for this personal individual art time. Creativity is so necessary for kids of all ages… to inspire, develop, and make possible as a part of the educational experience for the expression in one's life. Each of us has so much to express. "Thanks again to everyone at Chuck Jones Center…

Marilyn

Creativity is the basis of human success and enjoyment across the board. The problem is that most people think creativity is only reserved for the artistic, when in fact it is the most basic of all human instincts. To educate a child about the importance of creativity when they are at their most curious and accepting is directly conducive to their success in life. Inspiration is the cornerstone of creative success in life for adults as well.

Aaron

Personal Story

Tracy

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During the many years of working with large technology companies, Tracy Tanner (CEO of Kolena) made it a point to listen to those around her. “It simply gave me a better understanding of their needs”, states Tracy. At one point, she gathered 30 of her colleagues in a conference room to understand why they were unhappy. Ultimately, a small team worked on creating an extensive learning program addressing this aspect of their concerns. Tracy further shares, “Learning and development is no longer always driven by our companies, at least in the same manner as it perhaps once was.”

 

We are living in a different world. From an educational perspective, it is referred to as the Social Learning Model. You guessed it, what has influenced our incoming workforce is social media. Those who have grown up in this era have easy access to learning, take more initiative for their own development, and learn at any time of the day or night due to family and career obligations. Coupling this with the cost of college, certifications and badges have become the norm and sometimes replace the four-year degree.

 

Kolena has partnered with the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity to bring you a suite of art lessons to incorporate into your company’s learning and development plan, bringing new and exciting content to your workplace. The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity’s network of artists are diligently working on even more cool lessons for all of you to enjoy. As you may imagine, each artist has their own technique, presentation, and style which allows the creativity to flow. Although the artists will guide you through this journey, we encourage you to add your own flare!

 

The Dot and the Line Club introduces these lessons as ice-breaker activities, problem-solving or team-building exercises. Joining The Dot and the Line Club gives you access to a community of those like you who want to expand their thinking by taking on new challenges. If you haven’t drawn before…not a problem. If you are a seasoned artist or somewhere in between, we welcome you to share your accomplishments on this platform. Let us know how taking this challenge of learning differently has allowed you to be open to new ideas not only in your workplace but your daily lives. We would love to hear how you have applied your newfound skills. Let’s learn from each other!

The Line Membership Pricing

Corporate Member Package

$ 19
95
per month
  • Three Courses and 25 Lessons
  • 130 Soft Skills Courses -  Includes Life Coaching Essentials, Attention Management, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Improving Mindlessness, Public Speaking and many more.  

Package Includes

$ 198
00
1 Yearly Payment
$16.50 per month
  • Three Courses and 25 Lessons
  • 1 Yearly Payment and save
  • 130 Soft Skills Courses -  Includes Life Coaching Essentials, Attention Management, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Improving Mindlessness, Public Speaking and many more.  
Best Buy

Corporate
Pricing

  • Do you have a large group?
  • Teach Onsite?
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