The literacy narrative project has helped me meet the learning outcomes of this class through allowing me to compose texts in multiple genres such as writing and drawing. I learned about the choices of comics and was eventually able to incorporate those elements into my own work. I also was able to identify patterns that…Read more
After completing the map, I am able to see the graphic narrative in a more organized and meaningful way. I have found a series of repeating patterns that illustrate unique messages and draw emphasis on certain environmental/political issues. Instead of simply stating causes and consequences of climate change in a scientific tone, Squarzoni effectively utilizes…Read more
Squarzoni, Philippe, et al. Climate Changed a Personal Journey through the Science. Abrams ComicArts, 2014.
This scene is taken from the movie Lady Bird. The story is about a teenage girl named Christine McPherson who calls herself “Lady Bird”.
The movie delivers unique insights about the turmoil of adolescence and the trauma that the mai…
Both David Small and Tillie Walden have provided a special insight into their traumatic experiences using graphic narratives. My essay focuses on the combination of textual-visual components and blank space both authors used to demonstrate the abuse they went through. The use of pauses and empty space mimics the way the human brain preserves traumatic memories, making their…Read more
I decided to track my mood and sleep for this specific assignment. I was wondering if the amount of sleep I get contributes to the emotions I experience in my daily life. From the data I have collected, I can see a positive correlation, which means the more sleep I get, […]Read more
I really enjoyed this project overall. I definitely spent a lot more time on drawing the characters and demonstrating the choice of moment, flow, and words this time. I truly appreciate the feedbackI received about my storyboard from my classmates. I decided to add more details to the final draft. It was an interesting experience […]Read more
The sketch is primarily based on the idea I introduced in my literacy narrative piece. I want to talk about my first experience with learning Chinese characters and my name itself. Part of the story talks about a traditional Chinese folk tale, which is about how magpies form a bridge every year for […]Read more
🐛Ballefly🦋 ballerina + butterfly When I picture ballet dancers, I think of people who start practicing at a young age, go through years of rigorous training, and eventually become elegant, beautiful, and strong individuals who dance confidently and passionately. The process is similar to how caterpillars change into butterflies. It was very challenging for […]Read more