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Telling Stories with Pictures with Jessica Prentice

Drawing - Animation and Cartooning

In the first one-hour session, students will learn the basics of sequential storytelling and take part in a group comic activity to practice their storytelling and visual analytical skills. Teachers can select from the following student activities for the second session: 1) a one-page autobiographical comic; 2) a one-page fictional story (can be focused to tie into a curriculum unit) or a “One Second, One Minute, One Hour” comic art activity.

Grade SuitabilityK-12
Maximum Class Size15 students
Time Required2, 1-hour sessions (can be modified to 1, 2-hour session)
Material RequiredPrinter paper, pencils, rulers, black pens for inking (to be supplied by schools). Handouts provided by artist at minimal cost to school.
Language of InstructionEnglish
CommunitiesAll
AvailabilityThroughout the school year

Jessica Prentice

Jessica Prentice loves to share her passion for the comic arts. She is a founding organizer of YukomiCon, Yukon’s comic convention, and has organized or led myriad comics-based community events, including Drink n’ Draw nights at the Deck, the 12 Hour Comic Book Challenge, and teen comics programming at Whitehorse Public Library. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature and is currently undertaking a Master of Fine Arts in Comics Illustration.

Contact the artist

  • 867-333-0135
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