at any of the characters in the comic strips that you have printed out. Study them closer.
Are the characters young or old?
Are the characters happy or sad?
What else can you notice by looking at the characters?
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Comics can quickly communicate an idea with pictures and words.
What makes a comic work well?
What can you tell about the pictures?
What can you tell about the words?
Print out this sheet. Using only simple lines and shapes, create caricatures or cartoon images of yourself in the rectangles below. Draw each one with different feelings and emotions. Include a word(s) in the picture. Share your results with a friend.
Caricature-a picture of a person in which certain features or mannerisms are exaggerated for a humurous or satirical effect.