Comic drawing workshop for teens – June 17th

For teens enamored with comic books or graphic novels, the Southborough Library is holding a workshop that may help them ink their own.

Comic Drawing Workshop
Wednesday, June 17 @ 6:00 PM

Come learn basic drawing techniques as well as character and page design with DC and Marvel artist, Jack Purcell. Jack works in penciling & inking. He has worked on many comic series including the Teen Titans, Batman, Countdown as well as many others.

He will also be available for questions about his more than 20 year adventure in the comic book process. Program starts upstairs at 6:00 PM and will go to 7:30PM

This program is supported by The Friends of the Southborough Library.

The artist involved has quite an impressive resume, including work for Marvel and DC comics. His sales page shares: 

Jack Purcell graduated with a bachelors degree in Illustration from Massachusetts College of Art in 1996. He began his work both penciling and inking in various independent jobs with a variety of companies, in addition to freelance illustration for companies like Best Buy, New Jersey Fireworks and Digi magazine. Jack has taught workshops in comic book creation for the last 20 years in schools, libraries and museums and feels very old when he says that out loud. He eventually focused on inking and has worked on various independent titles, Heavy Metal magazine, and a variety of titles for Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Titles include Gotham Underground, Teem Titans, Green Arrow, Detective Comics, Batman, Countdown, Batgirl and others. Jack considers it a dream come true to be working for the “big two”. He happily lives in western Massachusetts with his son, daughter,and WWE championship belt.


Click on image for a better look at one of Purcell’s B&W drawings from his page.

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