Comic Book Camp A

In this camp, you'll work on developing your drawing techniques, and learn how to create characters, layout a page, and develop a basic storyline. You'll participate in guided activities and fun drawing games, designed to advance your technical skills and show you how fun art can be! Time will be spent each day on a final project of your own design. Everyone works at their own pace, so both beginning and intermediate students are welcome.

Ages: 11-17

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Course Date:
Monday, June 7, 2021 to Friday, June 11, 2021
Course Date Info:

Camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.

UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
United States
Location Info:

Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. Some classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.


Camp - $400

Lunch - $55/week (optional)

This course is appropriate for both absolute beginners and students with some prior experience in art or drawing.


Phil JasenPhil Jasen graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.F.A in Drawing/Printmaking and from the University of Georgia with a M.F.A in Printmaking. He has been at the University of Georgia for the last six years, teaching foundations drawing, intermediate drawing, and figure drawing. His work is regularly exhibited and seen in venues such as; the Lyndon House Arts Center (Athens), Museum of Contemporary Art Expansion (Atlanta), and the Wonder Fair (Lawrence, Kansas). He specializes in drawings, illustration, zines, hand bound books, and intaglio, and is very excited to share his love of art, comic books and graphic novels. This is Phil’s seventh year as a Summer Academy instructor

Klée SchellKlée Schell is an illustrator and gardener from Savannah, Georgia. They recently completed their BFA at the University of Georgia where they studied printmaking and book arts and are now a full-time resident of Athens. Along with printmaking, they work in digital illustration and comics. This is Klée’s third year as a Summer Academy instructor.

What you need for camp/program: 

Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent three weeks before your program.