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Residency: Cartooning, Graphic Novels & Short Stories

Artist: Cathy Bowman

Type: Residencies


Students explore the world of cartooning by learning the basics of drawing, portraiture and storyboarding. Projects can include comic strips, books, portraits (self or other), and creation of characters. Students enthusiasm for writing stories and creating characters through cartooning provides a jumping off point for language arts learning.


Residency pricing is flexible depending on the number of classrooms and number of sessions. You can find residency pricing information here along with ideas for creating a residency that meets your needs and budget.


Audience Limit: 35 per classroom (additional materials fees above 25 students)

Program Length: Minimum 6 sessions each in 2 classrooms

Appropriate for Grades:
8th Grade, 3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Assembly Price: N/A

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: N/A

Workshop Cost per Day: N/A

Workshop Materials Fee: N/A

Travel Fee: Available only in service area

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Curriculum Connections

Language Arts