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Archives Visit: Aaron Scofield

In his comic, The Wishbone, James Neel uses a variety of different design concepts that we have been learning over the course of the semester. The comic is rather short, eight full 8.5″ x 11″ printer pages to be exact, and … Continue reading

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Hierarchy: Aaron Scofield

In the book Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips describe hierarchy as the “order of importance” in a design and that it “employs clear marks of separation to signal a change from one level to … Continue reading

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Layers: Aaron Scofield

In their book Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips define layers as “simultaneous, overlapping components of an image or sequence” (141). I completely agree with this definition because it is well-written and I think that … Continue reading

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Texture: Aaron Scofield

In Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips describe texture as the “tactile grain of surfaces and substances” (69). I like this definition because when I think about texture, what comes to mind is the individual grains … Continue reading

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Color: Aaron Scofield

In their book, Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips discuss how color can set a mood or environment in a graphic novel or can simply make one object stand out more than another. Lynda Barry uses different hues … Continue reading

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Time & Motion: Aaron Scofield

In their book, Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips discuss the close relationship between time and motion and how those two connect particularly in graphic design and comic books. They are closely related because motion is the passing or … Continue reading

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Scale: Aaron Scofield

In their book Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips discuss the term scale, and how it can be considered either an objective or subjective term. When we’re thinking about a scale in objective terms, we’re referring to … Continue reading

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Framing: Aaron Scofield

In the book Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips describe frames as what creates “the conditions for understanding an image or object”(117). I can completely agree with this because if I see a picture frame, all … Continue reading

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Point, Line, Plane: Aaron Scofield

In their book, Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips discuss what a point, line, and plane are and why they are important to world of designing. According to these authors, “Point, line, and plane are the … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Aaron Scofield

Reading through the first fifty pages of Lynda Barry’s What It Is, you will notice a trend that Lynda asks several questions like, “What is an image?” and “Where do they come from?” She asks these questions many different times and … Continue reading

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