~ This is the OLD Comics Workshop site ~

Please join us at our new site:
www.MarekBennett.com/ComicsWorkshop
~ Marek ~

CCS Professional Practices 2013

Well it’s that time of year again!   

Here are some links related to the 20 November COMICS WORKSHOP Professional Practices class @ CCS:


ART & WORK in SOCIETY:

ARTS (esp. COMICS) IN EDUCATION:


STORIES & EDUCATION:


Professional Practices @ Center for Cartoon Studies

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 »


CCS: "Adventures in Cartooning"

And now… photos from our recent “Adventures in Cartooning” Teen Workshop at the Center for Cartoon Studies:


Center for Cartoon Studies: Professional Practices


Alec Longstreth teaches a Professional Practices class for second-year MFA students at the Center for Cartoon Studies.  On Wednesday, Marek presented his Comics Workshop programs to the class, and answered students’ questions about educational models for comics instruction and exploration.  We talked about a lot of different aspects of constructive, discovery-based arts instruction, with students taking part in dramatic readings, improvised sketches, and even a graphic singalong! 

We also discussed Read the rest of this entry »