2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 18, 2021  
2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CAR 201 - Fundamentals of Comic Arts II


Fundamentals of Comics II continues emphasizing the hybrid nature of the medium of comics and the process of cartooning, its potential as medium for self-expression, the nature of drawing as it relates to cartooning and it’s function to visual and written narrative and story. The student will participate in lectures, in-class activities, studio work and written assignments that are intended to develop their skill and understanding of the comic media (tools) form and theory. Over the course of the semester, the students will further demonstrate their ability to use comics as a form of storytelling by creating a series of guided short comic stories (21-30 pages). In Fundamentals of Comics, I student mostly focused on the tools, techniques and some theory that make comics and cartooning possible. In FC II students will continue to work on expressive drawing, composition, and design with comics will beginning to use and investigate style in comics and how it helps to tell a story. Students, at the end of the course, will present a portfolio of their guided in-class and homework assignments and written work that demonstrates intermediate cartooning (naturalistic and expressive), layout (composition and design), narrative techniques with a particular focus on how stylistic narrative effects the storytelling process. CAR101 (3 Credits)



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