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I made this today, about an early lesson in comics making
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I teach, and something similar happened to me recently. It can be really upsetting, but nothing helps like a sincere apology.
That was really sweet. :]
as far as i know, i've only made one teacher cry, and it was for writing a corny poem about spring. but i saw that same teacher cry when my class collectively stressed her out and we found out she had a miscarriage and and and it was awful
I'm an art teacher and one of my students drew a comic of me with devil horns and gave it to me...I put it up on my chalkboard...ha ha...I guess if you're going to be a teacher, you have to learn to let that stuff roll off your back
took that as an apology. That said, I said some things in high school that I really didn't mean, shouldn't have said, and later apologized for.
When I was teaching in Japan there was a student who used to act out horribly in class. He eventually dropped out. Months later he saw me at a festival and came up to say hello and ask how I was doing. We chitchatted to the extent of my Japanese and I
Anyway, thanks for the comic. I've been a fan for a while and your artwork and stories are getting better every day!
When I was a child my Dad volunteered to teach a religious education class. I was part of the class and we were all cynical middle-schoolers, riddled with acne and full of hormones. While he was teaching, some kids passed around a sketch of my dad with
Oh man, this made me tear up. I did something quite similar to this in grade school and I still feel awful about it.
I love how YoungKate's drawing of the teacher and your present one are quite similar, but still make it clear that the teacher really isn't ugly at all. Wonderful.
Thank you Ms. Beaton. I am a teacher and I wish my students would apologize about the mean things they say, to me and other people.
Ohh dear that was.. aaahhh. Rather heart-wrenching, really. :c
It is AWESOME! I love the expresions and the bittersweet ending. :) thanks for the comics!
So well done! These younger self comics are all so fantastic. Sweet and sad in perfect measures.
I've been there too, Kate. It was a school-mate rather than a teacher, but the lesson is the same.
Well done. I wish I could draw expressions this well.
Haha, I remember one teacher was concerned cause I was making funny faces while drawing.
You frigger! That was all adorable and heartwarming and heartbreaking and crap!
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