Project Description

Alan B Huck, a former animator for Disney Studios and Hanna-Barbera, teaches how to transform realistic drawings into cartoons.  This residency begins by teaching basic skills for drawing real persons, animals or objects, then transforming them into cartoon characters. Students will understand that the art of cartooning is an important part of the visual arts and that we come in contact with it every day. The development of the students imagination and student participation is foremost in this creative process, while having fun!

**This residency is only available in Florence**

Final Product

Each student will create a series of original cartoon characters.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn the basic fundamentals of drawing.
  • Students will learn the process of turning a drawing into a cartoon.
  • Students will learn how to develop personality and character in their drawings.

Suggested Grades

  • best suited for grades 3-12.

Pricing Breakdown

  • 4 visits at 45 minutes each
  • Prep hours:
  • Materials:
  • Travel from Florence

Why I teach:

“I teach because creating and teaching art to others is a calling.   I’m a firm believer in teaching the basics of art.  I try to help my students explore and develop their artistic gifts.”–Alan B Huck

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