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Lisbon, NH: CLiF Residency

Here are some student comics from a recent CLiF residency for “Year of the Book” at Lisbon, NH; you’ll notice all our pages use the 3-panel “Scene-Action-Result” layout:

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Northwood, NH: CLiF Author Visit

Here are some images from a recent CLiF Author Visit to Northwood School:

Kindergarteners learn the basics of creative autobiography in comics.

A special break-out character design drawing session meets in the library around lunchtime...

Between assemblies, COMICS WORKSHOP visits a first-year Spanish class for a Spanish-language presentation of comics by students in Nicaragua.

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Goshen-Lempster: CLiF Residency

And now some photos from this month’s comics literacy residency in Goshen, NH (made possible by the Children’s Literacy Foundation):

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Bennington, NH: CLiF Residency

Here are some photos from the April Comics Workshop residency at Bennington, NH’s Pierce School (made possible by a grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation):

Gee, I have a funny expression on my face in this photo… but I’m not angry! I’m happy to show my comics to these first graders, and talk about how I create and draw out my characters, settings, and stories:

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