Comics and Cartooning: Writing with Pictures

3 credits


Digital Storytelling - Visual Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as ART_VS 2240). This course is designed to introduce students at every level of artistic ability to the work of creating comics. As such, students can expect a nuanced, hands-on investigation of the power and complexity of the comics form, including character design, page layout, panel construction, and the image/text relationship. Students will experiment with various techniques and genres, practicing memoir, journalism, poetry, and fiction in the comics form, in addition to developing a vocabulary for engaging comics critically.