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Minicomics: From the Page to Production

Feb 2 - Apr 27
Wednesday 6:30-9:30 PM 12 sessions
Wednesday 6:30-9:30 PM 12 sessions
Location to be announced
Wren McDonald, Illustrator, cartoonist
The goal of this course is to create Risograph-printed, narrative-based minicomics from start to finish. Students will experiment with writing and drawing short comics, and learn to use Risograph to print and assemble them. Throughout the course they will be challenged to thrive within the limitations of this printing process. Students will also learn to analyze comics not only through written and drawn techniques, but also through color, physicality and printing technique. This course is for students who are interested in creating comics, as well as producing thoughtful, tangible art objects. Students will complete multiple zines; the final project will be a print run of a multicolor, Risograph-printed minicomic.
NOTE: This course is held on campus at SVA.
Course Number
3.5 CEUs
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