Drawing Workshop with Comic Artist Roxanne Palmer

In this class we’ll be using the material menagerie of the Repurpose Project to inspire some sequential art. Students will practice some practical still life drawing and depth techniques before launching into visual storytelling exercises, culminating in a mixed media piece. Students should bring paper or a sketchbook to draw on, and whatever mark-making tools they want (pencils, pen, marker). The Repurpose Project will also have paper and pens/pencils available included in price of workshop.

Roxanne Palmer is a comics artist living in Gainesville, Florida. Her comics and illustrations have appeared in The Nib, The Toast, Newsweek, Narrative.ly, Symbolia, Modern Farmer, Speculative Relationships and other publications.


Adult Workshop Series – 18 years and older only

Class costs $10-$25 sliding scale. Please donate beyond the $10 if you can to ensure the financial feasibility of holding these workshops into the future. Class fees cover teachers, materials, staff, the space, and promotion of the event.

Class size is limited. To reserve your space you must purchase a ticket and pay in full here: https://ticketbud.com/events/b22271da-4efa-11e9-b771-42010a717005 In the past the spots have filled up quickly and we have determined this is the fairest way to do it and ensures people who sign up will attend.

There are 1 to 2 need-based scholarship spaces if you can not afford the class. Please fill out this survey if you want to be considered for the scholarship: https://goo.gl/forms/q4NiGRCADl3Codnq1

This event is sponsored in part by a grant from the City of Gainesville, Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Department.

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