Classroom Benefits of Cartooning

Teaching Benefits

In addition to building drawing skills, cartooning offers many educational benefits, enabling us to:

Communicate quickly through pictures

Teach cartooning

Teach anything with pictures

Improve student writing and presentation skills

Prepare students for careers in storyboarding and illustration

Draw anything found on the internet or in the library.

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Harvey Pekar Comics as Literature Library Memorial

Harvey Pekar created comics about his own life and made the world a better place, not just from the fascinating comics he collaborated on — because comics ARE literature and we are ALL part of that life in the arts, if we want to be. Please support the Harvey Pekar Memorial fundraising campaign: http://www.facebook.com/messages/1000352059#!/profile.php?id=1000352059 and “like” it. Here’s more about the campaign: you can go to Kickstarter to pledge, or just share with your friends:

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Cartooning School: The Kubert School

Onsite education and correspondence from master instructor Joe Kubert and staff:

see the school at http://www.kubertschool.edu/ and the correspondence course at

http://www.kubertschool.edu/correspondence-courses.html

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Cartooning Teachers Unite!

Here is a resource:
to build community among cartooning instructors
share how-to cartooning and teaching tips
promote your cartooning book and classes
build a data base of schools

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Welcome to the Teach Cartooning Blog

The cover of the Fast and Easy Cartooning for Fun! Handbook

The cover of the Fast and Easy Cartooning for Fun! Handbook

Here are resources to teach cartooning, including info about our new book, Fast and Easy Cartooning for Fun, reader-submitted activities and classroom teaching tips, and online resources.

You are invited to share your experiences!

This site is live! The best resources are edited and copied to the Fast and Easy Cartooning for Fun Activities and Links pages.

The site is sponsored by Robert Gluckson, educator and cartooning instructor, and author of the Fast and Easy Cartooning for Fun! Handbook.

See all the mass media online resources at www.vizcom.info, including history, business, and career sites for advertising, books, movies, radio, and TV.
Teach Cartooning with the Fast and Easy Cartooning for Fun! Handbook.

The Fast and Easy Cartooning for Fun! handbook presents games and skill-building lessons, illustrated with examples by students, the author, and professional cartoonists. The book alternates art games with see–and-do skills acquisition activities. Students quickly develop the ability to draw funny faces, move bodies through space, and tell multi-panel stories.

The detailed lessons and lesson plans enable teachers to incorporate cartooning into their lesson plans. Professional cartoonists can make more money teaching cartooning!
Based on twelve years of cartooning workshops, author/instructor Robert Gluckson has a Master’s degree, in Popular Culture!

Buy Fast and Easy Cartooning for Fun! at www.teachcartooning.com/buy.html.

The Ebook is $5 and the 66 page magazine-size printed book is $12 plus $3 postage and handling.

Teaching Benefits
In addition to drawing skills, cartooning offers many educational benefits, enabling us to:
• Communicate quickly through pictures
• Teach anything with pictures
• Improve student writing and presentation skills
• Prepare students for careers in storyboarding and illustration
• Draw anything found on the internet or in the library.
• Teach cartooning

Contact Site Administrator Robert Gluckson at robert@teachcartooning.com.

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