Friday, 1 June 2007

WWII Comic Project



Here's a few images from a recent Creative Partnerships project with Year 6 of St Mary's RC Primary in Eccles. I'll be putting a full report on my proper site soon.

We realised that the felt tips all had different funny smells. Several were passed around for all to sample.
Over 8 full days we covered all the skills required to write and draw comics, resulting in Wicked War. A small sample -


During the sessions we learnt about the history of comics, different styles and genres, even making our own romance comic. We also got to watch lots of old cartoons and read all kinds of war-related comics, including amongst many others Ethel & Earnest and Barefoot Gen (which blew them all away). We all really enjoyed working together, and the work they produced was consistently brilliant. Many even felt that they had learnt stuff -

2 comments:

Rolling Stock Press said...

clare loves this

Tobias Schwarz said...

about different smelling felt markers. I found a Sanford Mr. Sketch Scented Stix red marker that smells...just wonderfully weird. what a concept.