Author Archives: Erin Rockwood

Putting it all together: Erin Rockwood

This comic was actually supposed to be a semester-long saga about this character i made at the beginning. I wanted to involve little pieces of the story throughout, but I didn’t end up doing it. I story boarded and wrote … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog: Show and Tell Erin Rockwood

The interdependent comic type I used in the first panel was an additive, as the words amplify the image and add onto the meaning of both. Without the additive of the words, you wouldn’t know the significance of the image. … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog: Living in Line Erin Rockwood

With this comic the invisible emotions I hoed to convey was relief and regret. The character had been working on this for a very long time, but upon emptying the stone into the cauldron the whole thing blew up. I … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Erin Rockwood

For the graphic novel review I read The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins, which is the first book in the series. I had this novel in my room before we were assigned this blog, but I hadn’t read it … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Erin Rockwood

The comics that most interested me in the ones we saw were the ones by Taylor Dow. My favorite of the 3 that I read of his was the one titled “Apocalypse Dad” where a father searches a barren city … Continue reading

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Closure and Time Frames Erin Rockwood

The graphic novel that I chose is the first edition in The Adventure Zone series, Here There be Gerblins. The scene that I chose that I thought showed a cool representation of closure was this scene where the characters are … Continue reading

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Final Digital Collage Comic: Erin Rockwood

The information I hope viewers will take away from my work is an aesthetic response to the textures in my image and the pictures I used. I purposefully added three different types of drawings I did, including my sketches on … Continue reading

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Physical to Virtual: Erin Rockwood

For the first scanning day I brought items from my room that either had sentimental value or that I thought would have a cool texture. Among this I also brought 3-dimensional items like a plastic skull and figurines because I … Continue reading

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Print Versus Digital Comic: Erin Rockwood

When I was working on the hand-drawn comic I used several references in my editor screen and of images online. Although I was following those guidelines I felt free to change the look how I wanted it as I went. … Continue reading

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