Workshops & Classes

Comic Workshop with artists Dan Nott and Daryl Seitchik

Sunday, April 28, 2019

10 am - 1 pm, Ages 9-14, drop off program

Join comic artists Dan Nott and Daryl Seitchik in a workshop designed to celebrate creativity and the exhibition Out of the Box: The Graphic Novel Comes of Age. Using the artwork in the gallery as inspiration, participants will be guided through the process of crafting characters, environments and stories to create their own page of finished comics.

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Homeschool Workshop: Experiments in Printmaking

Thursday, May 16, 2019

10 am - 12 pm, Ages 6-12 with accompanying adult

Create a series of prints in this facilitated program designed to introduce printmaking techniques including collagraph, monotype, and stencilling. Maximum number of children per adult is 3, cost is per child, accompanying adults are free and invited to join in.

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Perspectives in Publishing with Neal Porter

Saturday, April 13, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

A great opportunity for aspiring children's book authors and illustrators! Space is limited.

How Picture Books Work with illustrator Claudia Rueda

Monday, May 13, 2019

10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Adult workshop, ages 16 and up

How do you sketch a picture book idea? How do you write a story that is told both with words and images? Join picture book author and New York Times bestselling illustrator Claudia Rueda in this intensive six-hour workshop. You'll explore the most important elements of visual writing and learn how to plan a picture book by using a storyboard and building a picture book dummy.

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Make a Book!

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Adult workshop, ages 16 and up

Join The Carle's Art Educators in this evening workshop to create your own hand-made sketchbook, notebook, or journal using found, hand-painted, and recycled papers. Learn how to bind and cover books using the signature stitch and stab binding technique.

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Drawing Stories Workshop

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Inspired by the exhibition Out of the Box: The Graphic Novel Comes of Age, this professional development workshop explores how drawing can be used to develop skills such as storytelling, vocabulary development, and writing. Carle Educators will share their ideas for games, brainstorming techniques, and material prompts that encourage students to tell their own stories through words and images.

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An Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies

Friday, June 21, 2019

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

(4 PDPs) Designed as a way to teach viewers to find mearning and pleasure in works of art, Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is based on the work of cognitive psychologist Abigal Housen and veteran museum educator Philip Yenawine. Participants will learn about Housen's theory of aesthetic development, discuss and analyze the strategies, experiment with the method in small groups, and discuss ways in which these strategies can enhance teaching and reinforce state standards in Language Arts.

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