Sunday, February 3, 2013

The Clean-up Comics

We had some fun using the ComicBook! app in art class.  Students were given the assignment to create a short comic that would teach the younger students some of our clean-up procedures in art.  We started by using a blank template to storyboard our ideas.  Next, students drew pictures, made props, or figured out how they were going to photograph their story.  Some students chose to work in groups which was a little easier for them to set up and take the pictures.  The next class we brought the ipads in and turned our storyboards into comics.  ComicBook!  is a great app.  It does cost $1.99 but I think it is worth it.  I tried looking for free comic apps but they just weren't that great.  This app has fun photo effects, speech bubbles, stickers and lots of layouts.  They kids had a blast.  Here are a few of the finished comics that didn't have any photos of kids in them.  
Here are examples of our story boards: 

Final comics:

1 comment:

  1. Kim Bryant, the students at BES are very lucky to have you as their art teacher!!! This is an amazing blog of all that you teach and do with your students. I love the integrated technology you used with your students to create comic strips to teach future art students how to use art materials. What a great way to capture their creative ideas on so many different levels.

    Ann O'Brien, Parent & fan of your work!