Learning About…Carl Giles

Looking at the Carl Giles cartoon ‘Mother’s Day’ that depicts a family picnic, children consider the humour of the piece and explore the concept of family, drawing their own family having a meal in a cartoon style and giving each member a distinguishing feature

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that Carl Giles is a cartoonist

  • Talking about the key features of a piece of art

  • Drawing my family in a minimalist, graphical/cartoon style

  • Giving each character in my drawing a distinctive feature to identify them

Created by:
Simon Chubb,  
Art & Design specialist
Simon is a teacher, cartoonist and artist. He uses his 25 years of experience to teach art in schools and has his own workshop business ‘Scartoons’ in which children create comicA series of drawings which tell a story characters and…
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