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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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La Hermandad: Mirando el Futuro / Looking at the Future

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?”

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Here’s another project we’ve been working on at La HermandadCoffee Camp:

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Students are planning out their dreams for the future, and then

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Constitutional Comics (by Melissa McHugh)

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Friday @ Currier: MANGA POWER Comics Convention

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We’re looking forward to this week’s COMICS CONVENTION at the Currier Art Center, featuring fresh original manga minis by Manchester-area artists!

Our manga takes shape this week with inspiration from the Currier’s special exhibit of Samurai weapons and armor, LETHAL BEAUTY:


Comics Camp 2012 at The Orchard School

Here are some photos & artwork from last week’s Comics Camp at The Orchard School (East Alstead, NH):

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Spanish Music & Comics @ Hopkinton Town Library

Here are some photos from our recent Spanish Music & Comics Workshop at Hopkinton Town Library!

We learned some songs and games from Mexico, Nicaragua, and other parts of Latin America.  Then students each chose a song to arrange in comics format.  (Favorites included “De Colores”, “Cuida el Agua”, and “La Bamba”.)


Conservation Comics: “Reuse and Recycle Paper”

Here’s a video of a conservation-themed mini-comic reading by Heather (and friends) at New Boston: