Students will learn how to draw in 3-D while creating illustrated stories of adventures and antics like: the journey to the bottom of the sea, time travelling with dinosaurs, ancient Egyptian mummies, King Arthur’s Camelot, or even alien penguins and ninja squirrels! While learning to draw, Mark discusses with students the importance of goal setting, dreaming what you want you want to do with your future, applying your imagination and creativity, and relentlessly pursuing your goals to make your dreams come true.
Mark Kistler deeply believes that learning how to draw, and learning how to draw in 3D, builds critical thinking skills and nourishes self-esteem. His positive messages on goal setting, dream conquering, and the power of reading have sparked millions of children around the world to discover their awesome, individual potentials.
Mark Kistler is an Emmy Award winning television show creator and host, illustrator, app developer, and author who has taught in more than 7,000 schools over the last 30 years. Through his school assemblies, live appearances, television shows, internet programs, and books, Mark has inspired millions of students to harness the power of their imaginations to make their life dreams come true. Many of Mark’s former student alumni achieved their dreams while working on professional projects like Shrek, Madagascar, Toy Story, Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Incredibles, The Simpsons, and many more.
Notable Work and Mentions:
- 1985 – Commander Mark – starred in Public television’s hit children’s series, The Secret City
- 1988 – Mark Kistler’s Draw Squad splashed into bookstores across the country
- 1990 – The Imagination Station Public TV Series introduced millions to the FUN of learning How To Draw in 3D
- 2010 – Mark Kistler awarded an Emmy for his Public Television Series, Imagination Station
- More than 30 years of School Assembly performances
- 7,000 school assembly performance
- 42,000 downloads of his iPhone App “Learn To Draw With Mark Kistler”
- Author/Illustrator of 10 best-selling “How-to-Draw” books
- 600,000 Mark Kistler books in print