Author Archives: ivanfranco18

Putting It All Together: Ivan Franco

This final project I wanted to do something totally different and yet interesting to me. I did not want to make any panels or deal with characters. I wanted to see what type of obscure design I could make with … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog: Show and Tell

For this word specific assignment I wanted to test some new techniques and tools. I came up with the idea of the joke of hearing your own voice when I learned that this project should focus on word scripture and … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog: Living in Line: Ivan Franco

With this comic I wanted to do a simple story that had a satisfying twist at the end. For this comic nothing much happens except the bomb exploding. But in the third panel I wanted to subvert expectations and have … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Ivan Franco

For the Graphic novel review I decided to read the Watchmen comic. I read the book fairly quickly and I enjoyed it very much. After I read the novel I watched the movie to see how faithful the film could … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Ivan Franco

When in the Fine arts Building. I read this book called Abruption. It was the most interesting book I read at the table. A combination of a surreal story, amazing visuals and a melancholic mood made for a interesting read … Continue reading

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Closure and Time Frames: Ivan Franco

This image is form the Watchmen graphic novel. I chose this book as my graphic novel to follow. I have been interested in reading it for a while. This scene is from chapter 3, it displays the technique of scene … Continue reading

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Final Digital Comic Collage: Ivan Franco

I wanted to juxtapose the images of my sketches with designs that contain color. The sketches are people or characters, while the colored layers are backgrounds, places, and objects. The sketches were done with pencil and and black and white … Continue reading

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Physical to Virtual: Ivan Franco

For the first day of scanning I brought a sketchbook, a candy wrapper, some clothes, textures from my jacket, and a note form my sister. For the second day of scanning I brought in more sketches, textures and a t … Continue reading

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Print Versus Digital Comic

For the two different Comics I decided to go with different formats to express different styles. The hand drawn comic is more personal and is something I can relate to being a college student. We talked about the difference between … Continue reading

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