History of Comic Strips

History of Comic Strips

Comic strips are created to tell a story. Setting, characters, and storyline are the three essential components of a story. Comic books combine text and images equally. A series of frames is used in comic strips to depict story progression. In the late 19th and early...
How to Color Comics

How to Color Comics

Coloring books have been present on most children’s growing up years. They’ve been told to color within the lines, but there have been instances that “coloring out of the lines” has proven to be a success. Kids begin with crayons of all sizes. Then they progress to...
What Do Comics and Comic Books Teach People?

What Do Comics and Comic Books Teach People?

More than just fun and light reading, there are some things you might not know you could get from comic books and graphic novels. This form of publication can be a good start to introducing children to reading, but they can also be the choice of reading material for...
History of Classic Cartoons

History of Classic Cartoons

An animator is similar to a performer in front of the camera in that he must act out his emotions and interpret the scene with his pencil; he must also understand character spacing because it affects the tempo of the animation; he must understand expression; he must...
Benefits of Having Adventure

Benefits of Having Adventure

It has been said that “all work and no play make Jack (or Jill or Jane or Joe) a dull person.” Once in a while, a time away from what you normally does for a living would benefit you mentally, physically, spiritually, even financially. Going on an adventure would give...