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Are your kids cartoonists, too?

 
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milton5



Joined: 27 Jan 2012
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 5:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have six kids from 15 to 6 (two step daughters and four non-step daughters) - they all have drawn at various times - some more than others. Two of them have drawn some really funny comics - but only sporadically - it's not really a passion for any of them. They hardly notice that I draw a comic - even though I'm sitting at the kitchen table. They aren't really in tune with comics - we don't get "the" paper - and digitally they only seem to IM and text and Facebook.... However, my youngest one is a little more in tuned with them and I love it when she uses my characters - but often makes her own story lines...I'll have to post some of those some day.

This tread also reminds me of a time I saw an art show in a gallery and the artist had his son's work (I think he was 5 or 6) in the front room/lobby of the gallery - that was a LONG time ago - but it stuck with me.

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raines80



Joined: 10 Jul 2011
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have one kid... he is 1 years/year (how do you say that???) old. The only art he seems to make are the strange faces that appear in his diapers after a good nap.... The faces aren't that bad...
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Lavenderbard
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Joined: 12 Sep 2006
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All four of my daughters have done comics at various times. One has even created a continuing story with a significant number of pages (that she didn't want me to post online for her), and another might manage that feat eventually, but she's also in the middle of writing two novels, etc, etc, so her comic project progress very slowly. The third has turned her attention to visual novels, which she likes better (and which she prefers not to do her own art for). The fourth daughter, my youngest, hasn't stuck with anything for any length of time.

Neither of my sons have tried comics.
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DoctorStevehatten



Joined: 29 Nov 2012
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:33 am    Post subject: kids Reply with quote

I have no kids, but I can't wait to start my own coloring, lettering, and editing sweat shop![/quote]
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n9uxu



Joined: 28 Mar 2008
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Location: Michigan

PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No. My daughter loves to draw, but anything that would require a schedule or pre-thought bums her right out. Drawing is her release, and she just uses it as a stream-of-consciousness head clearer.

She is, however, a prolific writer (though not comics), so she's basing her future on creativity.

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tmdgraphics



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lol... Yes. My oldest daughter sits up at the table and pulls out paper and markers, looks at us and says, "I'm working in my office!! Don't bother me!!" Just like her Daddy.... Awww... Lol.




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RacGamb



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

too good stories, kids always gives us so many wonderful and funny incidents to remembers...
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amaryllis



Joined: 09 Feb 2013
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My eldest often watches me draw and as a result is constantly drawing. Frequently blows my mind how good she is at her age. I'm impressed, and I have to say I'm a little proud too!
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Betty_Smith



Joined: 28 Oct 2014
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am not good with drawing but my kids are brilliant..I guess art is not inherited but inborn Smile But you can always motivate them for brighter work. You can polish their work with professional coaching or training may be!
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madmonkeymonk



Joined: 11 Apr 2014
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:29 pm    Post subject: kids Reply with quote

My daughter has drawn comics most of her life off and on. Little mini comics and now she's into Anime and similar art.
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