Fundamentals of Illustrated Journalism and Memoir
Introduces the fundamentals of telling true stories in words and pictures, from single images to multipanel strips. Students become acquainted with the tools and terminology of the field. Quick bootcamp-style exercises build an immersive environment,
enabling students to develop familiarity with concepts quickly and comfortably.
Reporting the Visible World: Documentary Storytelling
Documentary drawing — from casual urban sketching to reporting dynamic events — is a powerful and useful medium. Learn to make accuracy and transparency priorities in evidence-based storytelling while maintaining your creative voice. Develop
skills in reporting on real-life characters and situations, combining text and images.
Telling Your Story: First-Person Illustrated Narrative
Develop and present your personal narratives through autobiographical and diary comics and illustrated personal histories and essays. In this course, students examine approaches to illustrated memoir, balancing autobiography with illustration
to showcase themselves as main characters.
Illustrated Journalism and Memoir Writers Group
Complete a long-form story or anthology of short work, from outline to publication. Discuss and critique work-in-progress with your instructors and classmates. Visiting professionals will discuss their work and experience. Final projects will
be published online.