Journal Comics About Comics

Journal Comics About Comics - student project

I've started to gravitate to comics (again) and was super excited for this simple, straightforward class. I started with ideas and then dove in. It was very helpful to go through the steps--not only to complete a finished product, but also process my experience as I thought about how to present it visually. I rushed at the end and didn't think through the "thought bubble" of the final full-page panel... But I guess that was part of the point!

1. Ideas and thumbnails

Journal Comics About Comics - image 1 - student project

2. Page 1 - Inked

Journal Comics About Comics - image 2 - student project

3. Page 1 - Painted

Journal Comics About Comics - image 3 - student project

4. Page 2 - Inked

Journal Comics About Comics - image 4 - student project

5. Page 2 - Painted

Journal Comics About Comics - image 5 - student project

6. Page 2 - Ink on paint. Not sure I like the way the thought bubble come out. I think I prefer to work through the image instead of freestyling... Oh well. Done is better than perfect, and now I know something about myself!

Journal Comics About Comics - image 6 - student project

Jenny Tan
Writer & Illustrator