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 an interesting story. You'll participate in guided activities and fun drawing games, designed to advance your technical skills and show you how fun art can be! You will view real-time video drawing tutorials and receive access to recorded video tutorials on both traditional drawing tools and digital media. Time will be spent each day on a final project of your own design. Everyone works at their own pace and each student will receive individual feedback; beginning to early advanced students are welcome.

Ages: 11-17

Course Date Info:

Online camp will run from 9:00am to 3:00pm each day


Camp - $400

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


Phil 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 sixth year as a Summer Academy instructor.

What you need for camp/program: 

Our staff takes great care to provide everything your child needs for their camp’s specific needs. Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent four weeks before your camp.