Author Archives: Emma Garcia

Archives Visit: Emma Garcia

During class we went to visit Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections where I found the comic Paw Prints by Bill Fitts which was very simple yet interesting. This comic has the main characters being a dog and cat. The cats … Continue reading

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Hierarchy: Emma Garcia

For my poster comic, I plan on using the story of traveling especially including the vacations that involve family and spending time with my family. My family loves exploring new places and going on vacations this is a time where … Continue reading

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Emma Garcia: Layers

According to Graphic Design: The New Basics “Layers are simultaneous, overlapping components of an image or sequence.” Layers enhance an image to make it more detailed. You see layers being used in so many ways especially in a book or on a project … Continue reading

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Texture: Emma Garcia

Texture, according to Graphic Design: The New Basics is the “tactile grain of surfaces and substances.”It allows for an image to come to life and be more than just two-dimensional images, it brightens the pages by adding details that are normally only seen … Continue reading

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Color: Emma Garcia

When searching for a comic to use to write this blog post, I decided to go online and find a comic. I ended up finding one through the class website, called But No One Ever Noticed the Walrus by Dani Atkinson, this … Continue reading

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Time and Motion: Emma Garcia

In the book Graphic Design: The New Basics, it says “Motion can be implied as well as literal, however. Artists have long sought ways to represent the movement of bodies and the passage of time within the realm of static, 2-dimensional space” … Continue reading

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Scale: Emma Garcia

Scale is considered to be objective and subjective which refers to the dimensions of the images and the correlation they have between what the picture is meant to be and the correlation of the image and the actual depiction of the image. … Continue reading

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Framing: Emma Garcia

According to Graphic Design: The New Basics, a frame creates the conditions to allow the audience to understand the image. Framing changes a picture and focuses an audience’s attention to the work. When framing an image you can add so much … Continue reading

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Points Lines and Planes: Emma Garcia

Points, Lines, and Planes create an image and builds the image into a story. During class, I looked at the graphic novel, American Splendid: The life and Times of Harvey Pekar by Harvey Pekar. This novel was in all black and white … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Emma Garcia

While reading What It Is? By Lynda Barry, I discovered that Lynda Barry is directing the reader’s attention to the human’s ability to dismiss a thought or an image of creativity. As people we doubt ourselves and in the reading, the character … Continue reading

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