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 Comics Workshop post]
Deerfield Academy hosted today’s Comics Workshop in beautiful “Historic Deerfield”!
On this final day of the week-long series, we looked at some examples of expression, exaggeration, and caricature in our cartooning work. Read the rest of this entry »
THEME: Facing Your Problems
The fourth day in this weeklong series brought our characters to life in issues-based comics!
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 the Day”…
- Then we created quick sets of characters, and performed a brief musical interlude to help fix our characters in our imaginations. Read the rest of this entry »
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!
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 portray vital character traits with pencil and ink.Â Read the rest of this entry »