The Secret Language of Comics: Visual Thinking and Writing

The End is Near, but the Journey has just Begun.

From the projects to the Sunday sketches and the intriguing class discussions, this course embodies the meaning of creativity. As shown in the illustration above, I have represented each of the four main topics of the major assignments. Three out of the four assignments are based on graphic comics/narratives we read for this class. I … Continue reading The End is Near, but the Journey has just Begun.

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Do Not Be Afraid of Who You Are

Through writing my comparison essay for Stitches and Spinning, I developed a strong understanding for both Small and Walden’s graphic novels. Both of these authors implemented unique structure, dialogue, and illustration, so the reader can experience their situations and emotions from the past. In my comparison essay, I focused on the concepts of unspeakability and invisibility that … Continue reading Do Not Be Afraid of Who You Are

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What is better than Harry Potter and Christmas?!?!?!

This is my attempt at recreating a scene from Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone. With Christmas around the corner, I felt it was appropriate to refer to my favorite past time over Christmas break for this assignment. My family and I sit around the fire and rewatch all of the Harry Potter movies. Sorcerers Stone is the first movie, and … Continue reading What is better than Harry Potter and Christmas?!?!?!

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Literacy Comic Reflection – A Result of Creativity

Once I completed the final version of my literary comic, I looked back at my rough draft to see the before and after of two additional weeks of brainstorming. I was truly pleased with my final product, especially my incorporation of the suggestions I received from my peers and Professor Morgen. Meeting with Professor Morgen, … Continue reading Literacy Comic Reflection – A Result of Creativity

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