Family Programs

Special Family Event
Kids Cartoon!
Saturday, October 24th, 2015 | 3:00 pm
$20
(Members $15)

Saturdays, October 24, November 7, and December 19 at 3 pm

$20 per person ($15 per Member)

Ages 8 – 12

Join educator and cartoonist Lena Chandhook and learn how to create your own cartoon character, send them on an adventure, and add in all the requisite bams and powsEach class covers a different topic.

Character Creation

Saturday, October 24 at 3pm

Plan, design, and draw all aspects of your character in this two-hour class! Is it a superhero, a supervillain, or just an everyday hero? Students will learn about turnaround sheets, proportions, and why superheroes wear red and blue, while supervillains prefer purple and green.

Action!

Saturday, November 7 at 3pm

Make your characters jump, run, and interact in their worlds. In this two-hour class we’ll collaborate on “jam comics” and play games like “Character Combat” to get our characters moving!

Adventures in Emanata

Saturday, December 19 at 3pm

What do you think sounds, smells, and emotions look like? In this two-hour class, brainstorm and practice how to draw emanate, the visual cues indicating everything from feelings to senses without words. Add these into larger drawings to cap off your own superhero cartoon panel!

Please contact familyprograms@nyhistory.org for more information and pricing.

 

MONTHLY CALENDAR

MANY FAMILY PROGRAMS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

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Creative: Tronvig Group