MARCH 2014: We’re in the process of switching COMICS WORKSHOP over to our NEW location at www.marekbennett.com/comicsworkshop …
This’ll keep things closer to other related projects at http://www.MarekBennett.com and help simplify things for hosts, students, social media, and website admins alike …
So we hope you’ll come FOLLOW Comics Workshop at that site, and continue to share our resources with teachers and comics fans!
(THIS site, ComicsWorkshop.wordpress.com, will remain as an archive of the past decade of posts, so all old links to it should still work. However, we’ll no longer update materials here — newer versions will all appear at the http://www.MarekBennett.com site.)
Of course we had our share of Read the rest of this entry »
Children of coffee laborers at La Hermandad coffee plantation (San Ramon, Nicaragua) ask (and draw) the powerful question, “What do I want to be in the future?”
COMICS WORKSHOP is on the road again in January 2014, this time in rural northern Nicaragua!
ART & WORK in SOCIETY:
ARTS (esp. COMICS) IN EDUCATION:
NH Arts Learning Network
Esp. see their PROJECT SPOTLIGHTS page, which features a COMICS WORKSHOP residency (South Londonderry, NH, 2013):
- PARTNERS: See Marek’s list of COMICS WORKSHOP CLIENTS >>
- FUNDING: See Marek’s list of ROSTERS, GRANTS, &C. (“Investigate Funding Options”) >>
STORIES & EDUCATION:
Our team of Junior Historians are hard at work drawing comics from local history topics & primary sources at Sandwich, NH this week. Here are a couple of field trip sites we visited while researching our comics projects:
Our projects include comics drawn from the Weed Family Letters, Sandwich’s famous Niobe statue (and her fall from the Great Wall…), Native American activities in pre-Sandwich times, and the relationships of several “spinster” Sandwich women who worked in the mills at Lowell and maintained their financial & personal independence throughout their lives…
Stay tuned for comics at LIVE FREE AND DRAW!
ABOVE: Participants of all ages worked Read the rest of this entry »
Our manga takes shape this week with inspiration from the Currier’s special exhibit of Samurai weapons and armor, LETHAL BEAUTY:
Here are a few links to stories & ideas for today’s Professional Practices class at CCS; since we all have artwork to do, I’m focusing on audio links that you can listen to WHILE you draw: Read the rest of this entry »