Writing and Drawing Comics|
Spring 2021 not offered
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: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)
Scott McCloud, MAKING COMICS
Liana Finck, A BINTEL BRIEF
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, MARCH BOOK 1
Paco Roca, WRINKLES
Manu Larcenet, ORDINARY VICTORIES
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: |
To apply for this course students should submit an example of work that includes both words and images, 2-5 pages in length to email@example.com by Friday, November 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Selected students will also be contacted for interviews by the instructor.
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