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: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Eleanor Davis, HOW TO BE HAPPY
Liana Finck, PASSING FOR HUMAN
Scott McCloud, UNDERSTANDING COMICS
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, MARCH: BOOK ONE
Richard McGuire, HERE
Lee Lai, STONE FRUIT
Yoshiharu Tsuge, THE MAN WITHOUT TALENT
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly: You will complete reading assignments and create 1-2 pages of comic work.
Midterm: A 5-10 page original comic.
Final: A 10-20 page original comic. This can be a continuation of your midterm, or an
entirely new work.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a permission of instructor class. No experience with comics is necessary. To apply, please send 2-5 pages of sample work, including both words and images, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Selected students will be contacted for interviews by the instructor.
Contributes to fulfillment of ENGL major requirements: CW requirement, CW 300-level course, CW upper-level workshop, elective.
|Instructor(s): Warren,Sofia Raquel Times: .....F. 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: 116MTV102; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 12
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 2||1st Ranked: 0||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 2|