Currier Museum Family Day: "Shark Patrol"Posted: 07-04-2008
The Currier Museum‘s Family Day featuredÂ a hands-on wall-mounted all-ages Comics Jam this Sunday!Â The atmosphere was rockin’, with the Toe-Jam Puppet Band pounding out rock classics in the gallery overhead and throngs of kids and parents milling about making artwork and munching on fruit and chocolate-dipped marshmallows…
Using standard Comics Workshop tools, participants took turnsÂ making panels and adding them to the growing stories on the wall.Â We also received a huge crowd of characters on our “Lend a Character / Borrow a Character” wall, and several of those characters appeared in the comics stories we made!
Here’s a sample story that had some nice twists in it.Â It’s called….
That’s where we ran out of time.Â It was really exciting to plan stories and problem-solve with complete strangers, always looking for that surprise and spark that will give the next artist a good opportunity or two!