Fine Arts/ English

Comics: Art in Relationship Kadenze online course.

Fine Arts credit (1)

Comics are one of the most popular and exciting ways to tell a story. This course offers a look at the fundamental building blocks of the comic book medium. Exploring panel to panel transitions, text to image relationships, and the intricacies of page layouts. Students will examine new and innovative ways to bring their stories to life and provide insights to help storytellers make the most of every page.

 

Resources:

https://www.kadenze.com/courses/comics-art-in-relationship/info

 

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Assignment example: Capturing time across the panels, One Hour.

 

English: Analyzing and creating graphic short stories. Credit (1)

Resources:

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Taking what was learned in the Comics: Art in Relationship course and diving deeper into the subjects by reading and analyzing graphic novels; then creating your own.

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Reading list

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott Mcloud

Science Fiction/ Fantasy

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Fantasy

Monstress series by Marjorie M. Liu

Science Fiction

Saga series by Brian K. Vaughan

Horror

Lock and Key series by Joe Hill (Not pictured)

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An example of a Rough draft of story characters.

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