ONSITE: Making Comics (Ages 9-11)

Students will learn the basics of comic book storytelling, including character design, panel layout, and speech bubbles. Through exploring different styles of comics and collaborating with their peers, students will gain confidence in expressing themselves and develop their artistic and communication skills. By the end of the program, each student will have created their own original comic book, complete with characters, story, and artwork, providing them with an exciting opportunity to explore their creativity through making comics.

Special Notes

  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

    This is an ONSITE course. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. For more info please visit 

    This class does not meet on 11/7.

About the Instructor

Dashiell Kirk

Dashiell Kirk is a illustrator based in Richmond. His work ranges from Comics and graphic novels to playing card games and posters. He teaches cartooning, comic book illustration, and ink drawing at the Visual Arts Center, and has a BFA in Communication Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Instagram: @dashiellkirk

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ONSITE: Making Comics (Ages 9-11)

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September 19 - November 144 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Day: Tue
Tuition: $110.00
Member Tuition: $99.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Dashiell Kirk