- Crayola Watercolour Pencils
- Crayola Fine Line Markers
- Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
- Crayola Paint Brushes
- Water Containers
- Paper Towels
- Use resource books, primary source materials, and web sites to research Viola Desmond.
- Focus on the events of November 8, 1946.
- Identify the main characters in the story.
- List the actions and what the characters might have said in the order they occurred.
- Make thumbnail sketches for each scene.
- Stick figures are fine for this step.
- Decide how many of your thumbnail sketches you want on one page.
- Draw panels on your pages. They can be any shape, for example,
- Leave a space between the panels. This space is called a gutter.
- Use pencil to draw in each panel.
- Draw important details to help tell the story. Think about:
- facial details and expressions
- specific visual details that are essential to the story
- Draw speech bubbles, thought bubbles and narrative boxes. Leave them blank for now.
- Share your work with a partner to get feedback.
- Make any adjustments to your design based on the feedback you received.
- Add emanata to show what the character is feeling, for example,
- @$%#$ to indicate anger
- ? to indicate confusion
- sweat beads to indicate anxiety
- Add motion lines.
- Use watercolour pencil techniques to colour each panel.
- Add the words in pencil. Remember to:
- check spelling
- print neatly
- adjust the size of the speech bubble if necessary
- Use a black, fine line marker to outline everything.
- Add any other details or more colour to complete the page.
- Gently erase the pencil lines.