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Watercolor Comic Strips
How is watercolordifferent from acrylic        paint?
What is a comic?Greek word, kōmikos-pertaining to comedyVisual & VerbalTells a narrative storySequential images
History   1920’s:    SUNDAY STRIP    “colorful funnies”
DAILY STRIP- Monday-Saturday          (black & white)
Artists      Wesley Morse      1897 - 1963      “Bazooka Joe”      Bubble Gum
Artists    Charles Schulz    1922 - 2000    “Peanuts”    -Most Popular Comic    Charlie Brown & Snoopy
Artists      Bruce Blitz      Philadelphia, PA      Line of art books,      cartooning videos,      & art kits.     His We...
Education & Salary                   $46,000•Must have good drawing skills.•Training in:Art,History,Government,Political S...
Other Careers in the ARTs              Informational Site
See how it’s doneVideoTips from a realcartoon artist
MaterialsPencilsRulersEraserMarkersPaintPaper
What cartoonists consider…              Title              Design              Panel Placement              Character Trai...
Speech BubblesDifferencebetween speech,thought, &exclamation
Animating charactersChange anglesof eyes, nose,mouth,eyebrows, &body parts
Visual MovementCharacters move & interact with othercharacters & their environment.Move Left to RightDirection body is fac...
Gesture Drawing         Quick Sketch         Start with         line/curve of spine         Add arms/legs         Fill in ...
Human Figure       Human body       proportions       change with age.       Average human-       7-8 head lengths       t...
Animal Figure            Proportions Vary
Your assignmentThe goal of this lesson is for you to becomefamiliar with comic illustration and visualmovement. You will d...
Follow Your Guidelines!!
Questions to Help Get You        Started!What types of comics do I like to read? Whatis my sense of humor?What would make ...
Examples
Watercolor comic strip
Watercolor comic strip
Watercolor comic strip
Watercolor comic strip
Watercolor comic strip
Watercolor comic strip
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  1. 1. Watercolor Comic Strips
  2. 2. How is watercolordifferent from acrylic paint?
  3. 3. What is a comic?Greek word, kōmikos-pertaining to comedyVisual & VerbalTells a narrative storySequential images
  4. 4. History 1920’s: SUNDAY STRIP “colorful funnies”
  5. 5. DAILY STRIP- Monday-Saturday (black & white)
  6. 6. Artists Wesley Morse 1897 - 1963 “Bazooka Joe” Bubble Gum
  7. 7. Artists Charles Schulz 1922 - 2000 “Peanuts” -Most Popular Comic Charlie Brown & Snoopy
  8. 8. Artists Bruce Blitz Philadelphia, PA Line of art books, cartooning videos, & art kits. His Website
  9. 9. Education & Salary $46,000•Must have good drawing skills.•Training in:Art,History,Government,Political Science,LiteratureArt History Government Science•Bachelors Degree Recommended•Often take online classes
  10. 10. Other Careers in the ARTs Informational Site
  11. 11. See how it’s doneVideoTips from a realcartoon artist
  12. 12. MaterialsPencilsRulersEraserMarkersPaintPaper
  13. 13. What cartoonists consider… Title Design Panel Placement Character Traits Expression Script Humor Viewer’s Response Visual Movement Speech Bubbles
  14. 14. Speech BubblesDifferencebetween speech,thought, &exclamation
  15. 15. Animating charactersChange anglesof eyes, nose,mouth,eyebrows, &body parts
  16. 16. Visual MovementCharacters move & interact with othercharacters & their environment.Move Left to RightDirection body is facing
  17. 17. Gesture Drawing Quick Sketch Start with line/curve of spine Add arms/legs Fill in to show form
  18. 18. Human Figure Human body proportions change with age. Average human- 7-8 head lengths tall & 3 head lengths wide.
  19. 19. Animal Figure Proportions Vary
  20. 20. Your assignmentThe goal of this lesson is for you to becomefamiliar with comic illustration and visualmovement. You will design & create an originalcharacter and then a 4-6 panel comic strip basedon an event in the character’s life.
  21. 21. Follow Your Guidelines!!
  22. 22. Questions to Help Get You Started!What types of comics do I like to read? Whatis my sense of humor?What would make an interesting story for acomic strip?How can I tell a story visually with few words& express my characters personality?
  23. 23. Examples
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