For Kids

Sunday, October 4, 2020

- EDT
Cartoonist Bootcamp
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Jon Chad
Jon Chad
Solar System: Our Place in Space

Have you wanted to draw a comic, but don't know where to start? Have you drawn comics before, but want a couple tips and tricks to take your comics to the next level?! Do you want to hang out and draw some dragons and hotdogs with other cartoonists?!? If the answer is "yes" to any of that then bring a piece of paper, a pencil, and your imagination to this all-ages comics workshop with cartoonist Jon Chad. Comics are for everyone, and anyone can make them!

Suggested Material List:

  • Blank Scrap Paper (any color)
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

Download: Bonus Cartooning Primer

Workshop sponsored by The Eliot School

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

- EDT
Character Creation: from Shape to Face
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Mika Song
Mika Song
Donut Feed the Squirrels

Make your own squirrel comic with Mika Song! Learn about designing and drawing characters from inspiration to final art as you create your own original squirrel. Then draw your character into a 3 panel comic strip starring your squirrel using writing prompts. Perfect for ages 5 and up.

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Workshop sponsored by Comicopia

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- EDT
The Hero's Journey in 8 Panels
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Summer Pierre
Summer Pierre
All the Sad Songs

Cartoonist Summer Pierre guides you through The Hero's Journey in 8 Panels. Build your own short comic using a series of timed exercises while breaking story action down into steps. Create a short original comic that will deepen your understanding about the communication of information and narrative within the comics medium. Suggested ages 8+.

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