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Program Description
Cartoonist Teri Robertson will guide students of all ages through the fun, exciting world of cartooning. Students will learn how to identify the underlying geometry of forms and figures and how to construct cartoon images by assembling basic shapes. Age-specific lessons will explore the many aspects of cartooning, from caricature and exaggeration to speech balloons, onomatopoeia, and character development.

Final Product
Students will complete a variety of fun and entertaining cartoon art projects focusing on several different aspects of the art form.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn to conceptualize and construct cartoon images as an assemblage of basic shapes.
  • Students will understand how to convey meaning and humor through the use of caricature, expression, exaggeration, line, and color.
  • Students will generate and refine ideas based on imagination and storytelling to create cartoon art.
  • Students will learn how to depict sound, movement, and emotion in a visual format.
  • Students will examine how cartoons can reflect an artist’s environment and personal experience.

Suggested Grades

  • Best suited for K-5th grades.
  • Can be modified for other grade levels.

Pricing Breakdown

  • Minimum/recommended # of visits + time per visit (est. cost per classroom): Minimum of 4 visits at 45 minutes each.
  • Prep hours (est. cost per classroom/hours of instruction)
  • Materials (est. cost per student/project): $1.00 per student.
  • Travel (from Junction City)