This week, Maine comic book artist Jay Piscopo will be at the Fiddlehead Center for the Arts teaching a week-long comics drawing workshop for kids. In this hands on workshop, he teaches the basics of how to create characters and tell a story and helps kids develop their own characters and comic book. On the final day, there will be an exhibit of all the students' work.
Fiddlehead Center for the Arts is an fantastic arts facility in Gray, Maine. They offer a full line up of summer workshops for kids of all ages. Check out the summer schedule at this link.
Jay is the author and illustrator of the all ages graphic novel series, The Undersea Adventures of Capt'n Eli. Read reviews of this series at this link. Disover more about the graphic novel curriculum for this series in this recent article in Diamond Bookshelf.