Thursday, June 19, 2008

I need a latte, a cappuccino, and then tonight I'll think have a little vino...


My son, Elijah, is a true connoisseur of comics, studying methods and techinques with scholarly interest. Here is one of is own single panel creations from his "Kitchen Comics" series. Of course, I, as his unbiased mother, found it to be brilliant! :)

5 comments:

neil said...

That's awesome! I used to draw a superhero called The Incredible Egg. I also made a comic much like this one once that had a husband and wife playing tennis and when she announced the first serve with "Love, Love," he answered back, " What, what, dear?" I hope your son has more success with his stuff then I had with mine. I still have my gracious rejection letter from the local newspaper!

maridee said...

Completely original! I love it!

Molly Sabourin said...

Ha! I love the tennis husband/wife strip! I can't believe your local newspaper didn't snatch that up :). Elijah also plans on doing a Christmas version where the girl coffee answers "Gingerbread" instead of "French Vanilla". See how adaptible it is.

neil said...

Just a thought: You could incorporate a lot of lessons into the comic strip thing, I bet, when you start teaching in the fall. I almost took an interdisciplinary course in college (taught by an English professor and a Logic/Philosophy Professor) about comics and the I Ching and how they relate to communication, etc. Maybe you could teach visual communication through studying how the structures of comics, icons and various alphabets relate and differ. Don't ask me how to simplify that to a lesson plan, but there's something in there somewhere! How exciting to dream about what you might teach those youngins!

Molly Sabourin said...

Neil, I believe that you could create some pretty awesome curriculum for homeschoolers! That concept (of picking up on your child's unique gifts and interests and then expanding upon them) was actually one of the things that helped me cross that huge scary line into home education.