Writing and Drawing Comics|
This is an intensive workshop course for students interested in making comics. We will read comic strips and books that vary widely in genre and style, and learn to identify and emulate cartooning techniques.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Lynda Barry, MAKING COMICS
Hartley Lin, YOUNG FRANCES
Liana Finck, PASSING FOR HUMAN
Tommy Parish, THE LIE AND HOW WE TOLD IT
Eleanor Davis, THE HARD TOMORROW
Lisa Hanawalt, MY DIRTY DUMB EYES
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, SAGA VOL. 1
|Examinations and Assignments: |
There will be short weekly exercises to get students comfortable working with words and images: single panel cartoons, four panel comic strips, a "master's copy" of another cartoonist's work. Students will make a 5-10 page comic for their midterm, and a 10-20 page comic for their final.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course contributes to the Creative Writing concentration of the English major.
|Instructor(s): Katzenstein,Jason Adam Times: .....F. 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: 116MTV102; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 12||SR major: 2||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: -6||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 2||FR: 2|
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