NOTE: Our SUMMER PROGRAM for CHILDREN is canceled, along with all SUMMER and FALL In-House classes.

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Drawing for Comics & Cartoons 1S20 CANCELED

Jerel Dye Comics Class

Hone your drawing skills and advance your personal style. With tools and tricks used by cartoonists and illustrators, create memorable characters: humorous, heroic and anything in between. Set a scene, create drama and deliver a punchline in a single image or sequentially. Get the most out of your pencil sketches, then finish them off with ink and markers. All levels welcome. Limit 8 students

Jerel Dye

Jerel Dye

Jerel Dye makes drawings, illustrations, books, video and new media performance. His art has appeared in children’s books, comics, animation and exhibitions throughout New England. He is developing his first graphic novel.

Jerel works as Media Arts Manager for Grassroots International and as a freelance illustrator. He earned his BFA at UMass Dartmouth and his MFA at Massachusetts College of Art & Design.

Drawing, Comics, Cartoon, Graphic Narrative
Materials & Tools:

Sketch book 9" x 12" or larger



Laptop or Tablet (cell phones may be used, but larger screens are recommended)


Additional materials will be discussed in class and may include:



colored pencils

watercolor paint (field kit cakes only)


bristol paper