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Putting It All Together: Kirk Brown

Today I am posting my final blog post for this class. This week I decided to challenge myself by using Illustrator for the final comic. I once again realized why I never use this program. I absolutely hate it, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog: Show and Tell: Kirk Brown

For this weeks blog I made a comic with a much different theme than last week. Previously, I created a comic that made use of time frames. This week I decided to make a murder comic. I wanted to leave … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog: Living in Line Kirk Brown

This week I attempted to convey emotion through the line work in my comic. The theme I chose for this comic is regarding senior classes and the climate in which they graduated. More specifically, I took historical moments in American … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Kirk Brown

The graphic I chose to review was Captain Marvel Adventures volume 1 issue 5 by Fawcett Publications. I will give a summary from the comic “Captain Marvel Solves the Swamp Mystery.” The story begins with radio reporter Billy Batson who … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Kirk Brown

While visiting the Fine Arts building last class I was exposed to alternative comics from here in the Pacific Northwest. The artist that caught my attention the most was Mita Mahato. She is comic artist that resides in Seattle, Washington. … Continue reading

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Closure and Time Frames: Kirk Brown

I chose a Marvel comic, G.I. Joe An All American Hero Volume 5, for this blog entry. The first image I found was an example of action-to-action closure. In the story the chief of police is jumping in front of … Continue reading

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Final Digital Comic Collage: Kirk Brown

My creative process was challenged through out this project. Collage has never been my favorite element of art only because I absolutely hate finding materials to create something. On top of that, I am minimalist when it comes to what … Continue reading

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Physical to Virtual: Kirk Brown

On the first day in the CDSC I was not completely prepared with the right kinds of materials to scan. I brought a few drawings that I had doodled the night before, but nothing three dimensional. After seeing some of … Continue reading

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Print Versus Digital Comic: Kirk Brown

When asked to create a comic by hand I was naturally worried my lack of art skills would not be proficient enough for the assignment. What I learned from this project so far is that my drawing skills are much … Continue reading

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