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August 15th, 2011

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09:34 pm - Intro to Graphic Memoir, Tuesday nights this fall!
my graphic memoir course is running again! please spread this news around, teaching this is one of the things i love best in my life (my students seem to enjoy it also).


From Maus to Persepolis to Blankets, memoirs in graphic novel form are among the most powerful stories being told today. This course offers practical and wide-ranging techniques for translating your life experiences into sequential art. Classroom writing and drawing exercises, as well as take-home assignments, help you develop a creative process from brainstorm to script to layouts and inking. These projects, along with group and individual critiques, will guide you towards effective storytelling in creating an original graphic memoir.

Based on Libicki’s own techniques, as well as strategies from Lynda Barry, Eddie Campbell, Scott McCloud, Jessica Abel and Matt Madden, this intensive yet laid-back course is open to students of all skill and knowledge levels. The underground-comix veteran and the person who hasn't read books with pictures since childhood, the writer who likes to doodle and the visual artist who writes bits of text in the margins of her drawings, will all find something new and inspiring here, as well as a supportive and diverse critique group that has a habit of lasting longer than the six-week course.

for more information, visit http://www.ecuad.ca/programs/courses/CEGN/170/F001 or email mlibicki@ecuad.ca

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From:David Haas
Date:May 11th, 2012 03:50 pm (UTC)
I have a quick question about your blog, do you think you could email me?

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