Thursday’s Manchester Daily Express ran a profile of the Currier Art Center’s Family Comics Workshops.Â (See page 4 of the February 28 weekly issue!) [Read the original February 16 Family […]
Deerfield Academy hosted today’s Comics Workshop in beautiful “Historic Deerfield”!
THEME: Expression Â Â On this final day of the week-long series, we looked at some examples of expression, exaggeration, and caricature in our cartooning work.
THEME: Facing Your Problems The fourth day in this weeklong series brought our characters to life in issues-based comics!
THEME: Sequence On day three of this workshop series, we looked at the importance of sequence in comics. We read through some of Marek’s comics, including an excerpt from “Today’s […]
THEME: The Importance of Place The second day of this week-long series at the Norman Rockwell Museum focused on three things: Location, Location, and Location!
THEME: Characters For the first day of this week-long workshop series at the Norman Rockwell Museum, we focused on characters.Â Each artist generated a series of blob characters, learning to […]
On this bright and chilly Saturday afternoon, Manchester area families gathered at the Currier Art Center to plan, draw, and publish their own original comic books.
Objectives: Learn how your favorite professional artists draw Create your own character from found body parts (cartoons, of course!) Here’s how Andrew Wales teaches his elementary-age students to observe and […]
by Marek Bennett What is Comics Education? Why should we bring comics into our classrooms? How can teachers and students best harness the prodigious powers of this exciting medium? Not […]