Comics are a powerful storytelling medium immediately accessible to anyone. This class will train young artists to tell a visual story panel by panel. Referencing film, video, comic books and comic strips students will learn how to break down their ideas into the “keyframes” of their story. Emphasis will also be placed on the overall look of their comic pages within the Elements of Art including line quality, darks and lights, variety, emphasis, and perspective. This course uses traditional materials (bristol board paper, pencils, tracing paper, sable brushes, india ink.)
Ed Murr is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology’s MFA in Illustration Program. Currently he continues his career as a Freelance Illustrator while teaching Illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Montclair State University and Pratt Institute. He has been working as an illustrator for over twenty years, most notable with Marvel Comics. www.edmurr.com
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