Professor Woolley | COMD3513 | HE75 SPRING22

Author: Sara G贸mez Woolley (Page 1 of 11)

WEEK 13

Class Info

  • Date: Thursday, May 5th
  • Meeting InfoP125

To-Do Before Class

  • Assignment 4 : Mini Comic –
  • Bring Penciled Pages
  • Bring page/panel breakdowns
  • Bring Edited Script

Topic

All about Covers

Objectives

  • To Learn about Comics Cover Design
  • To Plan Final Project Execution

Activities

LECTURE:

Cover Design

https://www.buzzfeed.com/anthonyorlando52/the-15-best-comic-book-covers-of-all-time

DEMO:

Ink Wash and Digital Color

CRITIQUE:

GROUP CRIT

LAB TIME:

Work on FINAL PROJECT IN CLASS

*ONE ON ONE CRIT WITH PROF*

Review Assignments and Expectations for Next Week’s Class

Due Next Week

 

  1. Assignment 4 : Mini Comic:

HW – Finish Pencils, start cover design. Work on inking comic. Begin color.

5/12 – INKS FINISHED. Color should be in progress. Bring all work In Progress. Test printing and folding and stapling. Begin to letter comic.

*HW – FINISH EVERYTHING. print, fold, staple *

5/19 FINAL CRIT and comic exchange.

WEEK 12

Class Info

  • Date: Thursday, April 28th
  • Meeting Info:聽P125

To-Do Before Class

  • Assignment 4 : Mini Comic –
  • Bring page/panel breakdowns
  • Bring Edited Script

Topic

Further Story Development

Objectives

  • To Learn about mini-comics
  • To Learn the Parts of a Story
  • To Understand story pacing
  • To learn how to plan a sequential narrative.

Activities

DISCUSS:

MoCCA & The INK CLUB sign up for club virtual info session (After Finals WEEK on ZOOM)

CRITIQUE:

GROUP CRIT

LAB TIME

Work on FINAL PROJECT IN CLASS

*ONE ON ONE CRIT WITH PROF*

Review Assignments and Expectations for Next Week’s Class

Due Next Week

  1. Assignment 4 : Mini Comic:

聽DUE:

5/5 – Bring final breakdowns and beginning pencils.

HW – Finish pencils, start cover design, begin inks.

5/12 – Bring Work In Progress. Test printing and folding and stapling.

*HW – FINISH EVERYTHING. print, fold, staple *

5/19 FINAL CRIT and comic exchange.

  1. Sketchbook Week 12

WEEK 10

Class Info

  • Date: Thursday, April 7th
  • Meeting InfoP125

To-Do Before Class

  • Assignment 4 : Mini Comic – Write a draft OUTLINE of your story- POST to open Lab and PRINT 3 COPIES for the CLASS. (categorize as FINAL PROJECT)

Topic

Further Story Development & COMICS FORMATS

Objectives

  • To Learn about mini comics
  • To Learn the Parts of a Story
  • To Understand story pacing
  • To learn how to plan a sequential narrative.

Activities

DISCUSS:

MoCCA & The INK CLUB

DEMO:

MINI comics come in a variety of formats. Accordion books, 1 sheet no staple minis expanding pages… The sky is the limit!

HALF LETTER MINI-COMIC & LAYOUT Techniques

Making Mini-Comics:

Acordion Mini Comic:

https://www.quirkbooks.com/post/how-make-mini-comic-part-1

Expanding Pages Mini Comic

8-page Expanding Page comic – 1 Sheet of Letter Paper
8-page mini-comic using 1 sheet of LETTER paper
1 page NO staple Mini Comic

CRITIQUE:

Short Story Round Robin

LECTURE:

Story Arc and Pacing: how to plan a sequential narrative.

LAB:

Workshop Mini Comic Story Outlines & Work in class on the project.

  • REMEMBER A successful short story should feel like it comes to a satisfying conclusion within the 8 pages.
  • Create a Narrative Arc visualizing the action in your story. Does it have A beginning, a climax?, or a conclusion?
  • Using that Narrative Arc ass a guide, Pace your story to unfold over 8 pages.
  • Begin by drawing a Graph showing the plot of your comic. Where is the climax? Are there other important moments? Mark on the graph the important points of your story.
  • Next, try looking at your graph as you decide on the pacing for your story.
  • Mark the graph with page numbers.
  • Flesh out your story Rough Outline into a Comics Script for an 8-page comic.

Examples: From SCRIPT TO PANELS

Review Assignments and Expectations for Next Week’s Class

Due Next Week

 Reminder: April 7th class is IN PERSON!

  1. Assignment 4 : Mini Comic:

BRING 3 PRINTED COPIES of the following to next week’s class:

Outline and your Draft Comics Script.

METHOD:

 DUE 4/14:

  • Bring draft script to class to discuss. (3 copies. ) Edits will be suggested.
  • Decide on your overall format, and begin page/panel breakdowns.
  • The script must be typed and formatted as a professional comics script. SEE SAMPLE
  • Continue sketching visuals and characters in your sketchbook – you’ll present these with your script
  • Create a Pinterest page of reference materials
  1. WATCH all Mini-comics videos prior to class
  2. Sketchbook Week 10

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