Online Studies

Online Studies Program

Taught by industry professionals, the Joe Kubert School’s Online Studies Program presents the student with a six-week intensive designed for them to learn by instruction and critique. The Online Studies program is a great way to hone your skills and knowledge as a cartoonist.


  • Evenings from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm ET (unless otherwise noted), once a week.
  • Each class takes place over six weeks for a total of 6 sessions.
  • Classes taught through Google Meet and Google Classroom.
  • Price of $220.

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SUMMER SESSION BEGINS 6/24/24 – 8/2/24 (NO CLASSES ON THURSDAY, JULY 4TH. Makeup class will be the following week, August 8th)


SESSION BEGINS July 15th – August 22nd

Character Design - Mondays

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Abe Audish

Learn to create compelling and interesting characters under the guidance of Abe Audish (Director/Storyboard Artist: We Bare Bears and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles).

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Narrative Art - Thursdays

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Giovanni Valletta

Learn how to tell a story with your artwork. This class will cover the essentials of sequential storytelling for comics and the basics of page layout and composition.

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How to Draw Dynamic Figures - Mondays

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Fernando Ruiz

Learn what it takes to make your characters jump off the page with a focus on foreshortnening and perspective. The student will learn how to bring their art to life in ways they’ve never done before. 

Drawing Sequential Pages - Wednesdays

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Gavin Smith

Basics of sequential storytelling and communication by means of graphic illustration.

Traditional Inking - Wednesdays

6:00pm – 7:30pm

JP Buzio

Learn the fundamentals of traditional inking with instructor JP Buzio. In this class, the student will learn how to use the various tools involved to bring penciled artwork to an inked finish.

Penciling Shortcuts and Techniques! Fixing the Basics of Penciling! - Wednesdays

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Ryan Benjamin

Bring your penciling to the next level! Learn about line weight, strokes, and basic pencil methods under the guidance of comic artist, Ryan Benjamin (DC/Marvel Comics).

Writing A Comic Script! - Wednesdays

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Amy Chu

Learn what it takes to develop compelling characters and stories while learning the principles of writing for comics.

Dynamic Perspective - Thursdays

6:00pm – 7:30pm

JP Buzio

Learn the keys to making your world feel real by building them through perspective. Students will cover 1 point, 2 point and 3 point in this course.

Drawing Dynamic Covers - Thursdays

6:00pm – 7:30pm

TJ Sterling

Learn how to create a dynamic cover for your own series or to enhance your portfolio.

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