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Archives Visit: Nikki Aviles

During our field trip to the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at the library, we were exposed to a bunch of different comics, in many different ways. I was sitting at one table with a number of different comic books spread … Continue reading

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Hierarchy: Nikki Aviles

  For my poster I will be doing it on the topic of family. The reason I decided to do my project on family is because through the reading exercises, I noticed that a lot of the times when I … Continue reading

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Nikki Aviles: Layering

The concept of layering is usually seen when an author needs to convey more than one idea on a single page. On page 148 of Lynda Barrys What It Is, there is layering everywhere, more specifically, it looks like Barry may have … Continue reading

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Nikki Aviles: Texture

What first pops into my mind when I hear the word texture is something I can physically touch, or feel. Texture gives feeling to a certain object. To me, page 88 in Lynda Barry’s “What It Is” is a perfect … Continue reading

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Color: Nikki Aviles

  This week we were supposed to read about color and how color gives meaning to certain things in a comic/graphic novel, which is why F\for this blog post I chose a page from the graphic novel Garfield’s Monday Madness … Continue reading

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Nikki Aviles: Point, Line, Plane

I believe the photo I chose for this assignment best represents point, line, plane, because thats all this photo is made up of; points and lines. The word “Mexico” is made out of a bunch of lines that have been … Continue reading

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Scale: Nikki Aviles

This page is from the graphic novel The Architect by Mike Baron demonstrates scale with its  depth and  movement through frames. When you first look at the page it looks like a bunch of small individual frames, placed on one big … Continue reading

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Framing: Nikki Aviles

The photo I chose to represent Framing is from a graphic novel that was provided for us in class. The reason this page caught my eye was the variety in size that each frame was. Some are small, wide, not … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Nikki Aviles

In Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips second edition Graphic Design the New Basics, the term “Formstorming” is described as a tool for visual thinking. This tool forces designers to think outside of their comfort zone by repeating the same subject over … Continue reading

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