Welcome to Comic-Con@Home Tutorials
Looking to pick up a new skill or craft during your time at home? A few friendly faces behind the convention have some ideas for you!
Something Special: A Drawing Tutorial with Katie Cook
One of our longtime Toucan blog contributors, Katie Cook, teaches you how to draw one of her favorite vegetables ... you'll have to participate in her tutorial to find out which one it is!
- Pen or pencil
- Colored pencils or markers
Supervillains of the World, UNITE! Grow Your Own Kryptonite with Bryn
Learn to grow your own edible Kryptonite rock candy with Bryn! Since this recipe requires using a stove, make sure to take the necessary safety precautions (yes kids, this means teaming up with an adult)!
Supplies and ingredients:
- 1 cup water
- 3 cups granulated sugar
- Gel food coloring
- Measuring spoon (tablespoon)
- 2 wooden skewers or chopsticks
- 2 glass jars
- 2 clothespins
- Painter’s (or other) tape to secure clothespins
Masks On! A Sewing Tutorial with Pam
Join Pam from the Signs department as she shows us how to sew our very own masks! This mask pattern can be downloaded HERE.
- Cotton or woven fabric
- Matching or coordinating thread
- 16" of elastic cut in two 8" lengths
- 4' of pipe cleaner
- 1 small to medium size safety pin
- Pencil or marking pen
- Printer and paper
Incoming! Building a LEGO Crossbow with Craig
Craig from the Guest Relations Team uses LEGO to teach engineering! Join him as he shows us how to build a miniature crossbow!
- LEGO products
Be A Hero: An Embroidery Hoop Art Tutorial with Meg
Meg from the Volunteers department has created an embroidery hoop art tutorial to remind us that we all have the ability to be heroes!
- Embroidery floss, 1 or 2 colors as desired
- 1 Embroidery needle
- 1 Embroidery hoop
- Fabric (light in color for tracing)
- Paper with your design - can be printed or drawn
- Scizzors or snips
- A pencil or light pen