Author Archives: Sophie Dimry

Putting it All Together: Sophie Dimry

For my final comic I thought about individuality and what makes us individuals. Scott McCloud thought of individuality in the way that “no other human being can ever know what it’s like to be you from the inside,” (McCloud, 194). … Continue reading

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Show and Tell: Sophie Dimry

In this comic I decided to portray my idea of what I think everyone will be doing during the summer while we are quarantined. The comic shows a person with a long list of nothing to do for his day … Continue reading

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Living in Line: Sophie Dimry

In “Chapter 5: Living in Line” from “Understanding Comics”, Scott McCloud explains the different ways that artists can convey “the invisible realm of senses and emotions” (135).  In my comic, I did this by manipulating the expressions of my main … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Sophie Dimry

The comic book I chose to read is called “The Last Man: Unmanned” by Brian K Vaughan, Pia Guerra, and Jose Marzan Jr. This book was the first of “The Last Man” series. The story follows a man named Yorick … Continue reading

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Northwest Alternative Comics: Sophie Dimry

I chose to focus on a spread from Taylor Dow’s comic book, “Abruption”. I was attracted to his work because of his style. Dow uses an ultra fine point radiograph pen to draw his comics, which creates an complex, detailed … Continue reading

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Closure and Time Frames: Sophie Dimry

For my graphic novel I chose to read The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra, and Jose Marzan Jr. I checked out this book from the Holland/Terrell Library after skimming through many graphic novels. I found this one … Continue reading

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Final Digital Comic Collage: Sophie Dimry

My digital collage conveys the definition of McCloud’s definition of a comic in the aesthetic sense. I wanted my comic to have somewhat cohesive colors and themes. The comic is meant to show who I am. I included items that … Continue reading

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Physical to Virtual: Sophie Dimry

For the first scanning day I brought a hand made card from my sister, jewelry, a head scarf, a lanyard, polaroid photos, and some wrappers. I tried to find items to scan that would have interesting textures as well as … Continue reading

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Print Versus Digital Comic: Sophie Dimry

In drawing theses two comics I personally found it to be easier to draw on paper rather than online. I found it more challenging to use programs to draw digitally because I do not have as much experience using a … Continue reading

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