Comic Art Summer Camps in Savannah, GA for 2022

For summer 2022, we are thrilled to announce 3 separate comic book art seminars designed for students rising into grades 6-12. Classes are held at our Clubhouse location.

Course curriculum was developed by Lee Heidel (BFA, Art Education University of GA) and will be taught by Lee along with Savannah-area professional sequential artists.

Read more information below about our 3 camp offerings: Storytelling Through Comics, Comic Art Careers, and Zines and Mini-Comics.

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STORYTELLING THROUGH COMICS SUMMER CAMP

Over the course of this one-week seminar, students will learn the basics of storytelling through sequential art. This includes development of concept, plot, pacing, conflict and resolution. Note: This class focuses on crafting stories, not art style or technical skills. Basic art supplies (pencils, pens, paper etc) are provided at the studio.

  • Takeaways: Custom sketch book, 10 comic books, class notes, 12-page original comic featuring the student’s work.
  • Two Sessions: June 27-July 1 & July 4-8 / 9AM – 12:30PM
  • Class size: 8-12
  • Cost: $250

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COMIC ART CAREERS SUMMER CAMP

This one-week seminar focuses on the technical aspects of working in the comic book industry. Each day covers a different topic, including the four main principles of comic art (penciling, inking, coloring and lettering) as well as related topics such as anatomy, perspective and dynamic page layouts. Camp includes individualized student critiques or reviews from working comic artists. Basic art supplies (pencils, pens, paper etc) are provided at the studio.

  • Takeaways: Custom sketch book, 10 comic books, class notes, 12-page original comic featuring the student’s work.
  • One Session: July 4-8 / 1:30PM-5:00PM
  • Class size: 8-12
  • Cost: $300

ZINES AND MINI-COMICS SUMMER CAMP

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Zines and mini-comics are an inexpensive, effective medium to convey short stories, political opinions, satire and fandom. This course focuses on the history of zines and zine making techniques on a budget. The class will examine self-published works and students will develop a minimum of 3 different zine concepts during the week, one of which will be created in multiples. Basic art supplies (pencils, pens, paper etc) are provided at the studio.

  • Takeaways: Sketch book, 10 comic books/zines, class notes, 3+ self-produced zines plus multiples. 
  • One Session: July 25-29 / 1:30PM-5:00PM
  • Class size: 8-12
  • Cost: $275