May 19, 2024  
2017-2018 Archived Catalog 
2017-2018 Archived Catalog

ART.-234 Sequential Art: Comics & Graphic Story

Credits 3 / 6 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030  (ACSR-030) or completion of RDNG-016 , ACLT-075 , ACLT-076  or ENGL-100  Prerequisite: ART.-133  and ART.-146   Pre- or Co-requisite: ENGL-102 
This course is an introduction to the language principles traditional tools and creation of sequential art a medium of pictorial storytelling. This course will examine a varity of approaches including the creation of information sequences comic books caricature cartooning anatomy and storyboarding in addition to studying the history of the medium political cartooning and social commentary and examining other forms of graphic storytelling such as the graphic novel as a literary medium. Projects include study of current sequential works as well as the development of an individuals style of illustration editorial cartoons comic strips mini comics ashcan comics and a term paper.