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Guest post: The silence of cartooning: observations from the front of the room

A few weeks ago, I had my students draw comics. I paid special attention to the silence in the room. What I learned is that the silence is not just an aural quality, but a posture, and, perhaps an embodiment of cartooning, and one that offers particular advantages in the classroom.

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The kids are all right: SVA’s pre-college intensive

I just finished co-teaching a three-week class at the School of Visual Arts. It’s a pre-college intensive summer course in cartooning: 25 students, 4 teachers, one assistant, 250+ pages of comics produced!

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