Local Artist Takes Denville By Storm, Showcasing His Talents Through His Artwork

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Me as Myself
Little Roo Book Signing
Me Next to my Downtown Denville Painting
Denville Community Media Group-Gardner Field
'Spike Unleashed'-Illustration and Book Copy
My Interview on 'Differently Wired' Podcast
Denville Community Media Group-Town Hall

Ever since he was three years old, 28-year-old Colorado native Jacob Below has been fascinated by art. His love for drawing began when he started watching animated movies and television shows and grew interested in the artwork behind them.

“When I was six years old, I watched documentaries on how certain animated movies were made, specifically the Disney classics,” Below said. “And when I learned how much drawing was behind them, I was inspired, and that’s when I knew drawing was a direction that I wanted to take with my life."

Below attended Colorado Community College, where he studied animation and filmmaking, and graduated with an associate degree in graphic design in 2014. Shortly after graduating, he moved to Denville to attend the Joe Kubert School of Graphic Design, where he would continue to develop his craft.