Category Archives: Spring 2017 Archive (336)

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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Archives Visit: Dave Herman

During my visit to the archives section of the library, I had a great time perusing the many old and interesting texts. I took quite a bit of pictures of images from the given comics and books, but I chose … Continue reading

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Archives Visit – Mikah Chan

This example comes from Mark Newgarden titled Matchboxes (1980) , and really inspired an idea I had before visiting the archives. The original idea I had was to create a more rigid, punk rock inspired poster for my project. But … Continue reading

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Archives Visit: Jasmin Negrete

During our visit to the Manuscript, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) I was able to look at a lot of different comic styles that could inspire my design for my poster comic. Throughout this collection of comic books there was a … Continue reading

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Archives Visit: Elise Detloff

During our class fieldtrip to the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at the library I was immediately inspired by the older texts that had been placed out for us. I had been struggling to find to a way to convey … Continue reading

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Archives Visit: Tia Caton

For this blog post I decided to choose these two examples to talk about. The first example is from one of the comic books on the first table. I forgot to take down the name of the comic and who … Continue reading

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Archives Visit: Sophia Price

The example I chose from the MASC was from the comic “Today!” by Thiago Carvalho. I used this comic to influence my own alternative comic by paying close attention to the hierarchy of the page. My eye immediately goes to … Continue reading

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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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Archives Visit: Emma Garcia

During class we went to visit Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections where I found the comic Paw Prints by Bill Fitts which was very simple yet interesting. This comic has the main characters being a dog and cat. The cats … Continue reading

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