Author Archives: deanjanikowski

Putting It All Together: Dean Janikowski

In my comic I made sure to include all 6 steps as stated by Scott McCloud. In my comic I talked about Covid-19. The comic began with two Covid-19 cells that are named “co” and “vid” and they start off … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog: Show and Tell: Dean Janikowski

So for my comic I used 4 different squares to make a quick an easy flow of how to read my comic. 2 boxes on the top and two below. For my comic the first square is a person at … Continue reading

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Living In Line: Dean Janikowski

In “Chapter 5: Living in Line” from “Understanding Comics”, Scott McCloud I learned a lot about the different feels and vibes you can get just from a line. I made sure to do a comic that presented a very anxious or stressed … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Dean Janikowski

The graphic novel I chose to read for this class was “Maus” by Art Spiegelman, the story goes over the life of Spiegelman’s father growing up in Poland during the Holocaust. This is a story based on real life so … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comic: Dean Janikowski

Unfortunately, I was not able to make it to the museum due to sickness, so I was stuck with having to search through WSU website. I made through to go through the whole website and take a deep look at … Continue reading

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Closure and Time Frames: Dean Janikowski

I am choosing to read the graphic novel Maus by Art Spiegelman. This book depicts the story of the lives of Jewish men and women during the Holocaust of WWII exept in this story, mice represent the characters who play … Continue reading

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Final Digital Comic Collage: Dean Janikowski

My post follows Scott McClouds version of “Juxtaposed pictorial and other images in deliberate sequence, intended to convey information and/or to produce an aesthetic response in the viewer” by using a way of different images that I scanned to make … Continue reading

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Print Versus Digital Comic: Dean Janikowski

The two comics I created digital versus hand drawn are very similar yet very different. To begin with my digital drawing was a story about my dog hunter. In the digital comic I used a lot of visuals to help … Continue reading

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