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

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Graphic Narrative 1S20 CANCELED

jerel dye class graphic narrative

Explore the boundaries of sequential art, creating original stories for comic strips, comic books, graphic novels and other forms of graphic narrative. Learn to use your personal style to its best effect. Emphasis will be placed on the way we communicate with sequential image narratives, not on how to draw characters. Explore the grammar, iconography, symbolism and pictograms used by masters of the medium, and move through the entire process of sequential art storytelling from inception to print. We recommend you take Drawing for Comics & Cartoons first, although it is not required. 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