Author Archives: jasper1995

Archives Visit: Jasper Barbosa

As one could imagine, the visit to the library’s archives provided a smorgasbord of material to digest and process, especially having been given the chance to use our immediate inspirations in our poster comic. The first comic that I sat … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Jasper Barbos

The graphic novel I read over break was Supurbia by Grace Randolph, a writer for Marvel and YouTube comic/movie reviewer. The graphic novel centers around the “real housewives” (and househusband) of Meta Legion, a super team that emulates the quintessential superheroes … Continue reading

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Texture: Jasper Barbosa-Rodriguez

Reading about texture made me think of the hands that flipped the pages of my book. It made me think about the shiny and dull surface of skin, speckled with flecks of freckles, along with tiny nicks of discolored skin … Continue reading

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Layers: Jasper Barbosa-Rodriguez

Layers seem to be right up there with Point, Line, Plane and Scale, in regards to the frequency of graphic components we see in our everyday lives. Whether they’re in the complicated form of collages (cut and paste), or simply … Continue reading

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Scale: Jasper Barbosa-Rodriguez

Lupton and Cole Phillips’ chapter on “Scale” from their Graphic Design: The New Basics ostensibly spells out the importance and pragmatism derived from the way certain objects are placed and how they appear in contrast to another according to size. The … Continue reading

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Framing: Jasper Barbosa-Rodríguez

  The vessel that encapsulates artistic treasures, or the window into a universe unlike our own, frames are anything you can make of them, and they all communicate a meaning of some form from their creator to their audience. “A … Continue reading

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Point, Line, Plane: Jasper Barbosa-Rodríguez

A point. A point can be everything and nothing all at once. Given the placement, whether that placement is deliberate, or undirected, gives a point its purpose and is up to the designer who put it there. It can be … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Jasper Barbosa-Rodríguez

Lynda Barry didn’t have an easy childhood growing up, as is apparent within the first fifty illustrious pages of her imagination-saturated novel, What It Is. In it, she begs to question a new philosophical query per page, to which she … Continue reading

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