Category Archives: Spring 2017 Archive (336)

Formstorming: Kristin Becker (Sample Post)

In the first fifty pages of her graphic novel, What It Is, Lynda Barry asks questions like “What is an image?” and “Where are images found?” She seems self-conscious about her ability to create successful images as an adult artist, and … Continue reading

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Framing: Kristin Becker (Sample Post)

This spread from the graphic novel “Goodbye, Chunky Rice” by Craig Thompson shows many of the powerful and complex design options offered by the concept of framing: The individual parts of the comic strip are each frames, and some of … Continue reading

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CES 444

2Pac “White Mans World”   [Sample from Malcolm X (1992)] “You go bustin’ your fist against a stone wall. You’re not usin’ your brain. That’s what the white man wants you to do. Look at you! What makes you ashamed of bein’ … Continue reading

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Archives visit: Noah Martin

The example that I have chosen from our visit to the library archives comes from a 15th century book. This Book is titled “Legenda aurea sanctorum sive Lombaridica historia” A German book written in 1488. The main elements in this … Continue reading

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Archives Visit: Aaron Scofield

In his comic, The Wishbone, James Neel uses a variety of different design concepts that we have been learning over the course of the semester. The comic is rather short, eight full 8.5″ x 11″ printer pages to be exact, and … Continue reading

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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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Archives Visit: Cesar Rubio

This particular example really caught my eye when we visited the archives last Thursday. I liked how it looked like someone physically cut out different pieces from other comics to make a new one. I think this is an excellent … Continue reading

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Archives Visit: Jon Williams

On our trip to the archives, I found novelty in some of the smaller comics. I felt that even though they were small and short, their purpose was reached and they were fantastic little distractions if nothing else. This, however, … Continue reading

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Archives Visit: Makenna Coxey

The reason that I chose this particular picture was because of the unique technique of cropping used. The three large letters in the composition are used as frames to crop the picture that is supposed to be seen. I will … Continue reading

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Archives Visit: Aaron Uptagrafft

During the trip to the archives section I saw many elements that inspired my work, however one book that I found that was especially drawing to me was one of the really old manuscripts that were available. Part of the reason … Continue reading

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