Course Description Mott Community College

Sequential Art: Comics & Graphic Story

3/6 Division: Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Meets Gen Ed Category:
Course Requirements: Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), or completion of RDNG-016Pre- or Co-requisite: ENGL-102 Prerequisite: ART.-133 and ART.-146
Description: 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 individual's style of illustration, editorial cartoons, comic strips, mini comics, ashcan comics, and a term paper.
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