Here are some links & resources to help you prep & get the most out of our sessions! ~ Marek
SETTING UP: Tools & Materials
You can draw comics with VERY simple tools — basically, any paper & writing tools found in your home or classroom will do.
Here are some more specific recommendations for casual or serious comics-creation:
TEACHERS: Fill out this form to start the tools planning process: Contact: MATERIALS PREP FORM
Marek demos all sorts of cartooning techniques & tricks!
Because it’s so relaxing…
A basic intro to historical stick-figure cartooning…
Preview COMICS TECHNIQUES:
Use your comics-making tools to create your most READABLE images!
Get ready to draw an 8-page story:
Pencil+Ink+Erase an 8-page story:
Folding an already-drawn / printed booklet is slightly different from folding a blank booklet…
HISTORICAL COMICS DEMO: The Congressional law that established the National Forest system, set to music!
Shrinking, cutting out, making a “floppy copy,” & more — The deluxe COMICS CAMP self-publishing method!
Deep readings of George Herriman’s Krazy Kat daily strips, on the 100th anniversary of their publication.
Take a look at some of the many minis we’ve drawn during residencies & classroom visits…
TEACHERS & ON-SITE PROGRAM HOSTS:
Drawing comics is a worthwhile activity in & of itself, but it’s also a powerful tool for exploring curriculum … Here are some integration ideas!
Just fill in your return info + due date, then print & distribute…
Add event info, print, & post to promote your event!