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Ages 5 - 12

Cartooning

Enhance Your Drawing Skills While Making People Laugh!

CARTOONING: FUNNY FUNDAMENTALS
Developmental Activation: curiosity, patience, self-expression

During Cartooning activities, children's favorite characters from the screen and stories materialize before their eyes! This drawing-centric experience teaches children how to create original
characters and those from beloved pieces of media. From Pikachu to Sonic the Hedgehog
to a cartoonish self-portrait, children develop a new creative skill set.

Each CARTOONING activity will include elements of the following:

Introduction to cartooning:
Children will learn about the history and origins of cartooning. They will also learn about the different types of cartoons, such as comic strips, political cartoons, and animated cartoons.

Drawing basics:
Children will learn about the fundamental principles of drawing, such as line, shape, form, and perspective. They will also learn how to use different drawing tools, such as pencils, pens, and markers.

Character creation:
Children will learn how to create their own cartoon characters. They will learn how to use basic shapes to construct a character's body, and how to add details, such as facial expressions and clothing, to bring their character to life.

Storytelling through cartoons:
Children will learn how to use their characters to tell a story. They will learn how to create a simple storyline, and how to use visual elements, such as speech bubbles and panel layouts, to convey their story.

Adding color and texture:
Children will learn how to add color and texture to their cartoons using different media, such as crayons, colored pencils, and watercolors. They will also learn how to use shading to create the illusion of depth and dimension in their drawings.

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