Comics & Narrative Practice major
Write, illustrate, and publish your own sequential art.
Comics & Narrative Practice is our groundbreaking program devoted to telling stories with words and images. You’ll create original comics and graphic novels and learn how to shape narrative elements and invent signature styles, stories, and characters. You’ll also meet with top industry practitioners and immerse yourself in the profession, culture, and art of comics as you gain practical experience with story pitches, prepress, budgeting, and marketing. (It doesn’t hurt that we host speakers from Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, or CXC, on campus.)
Our graduates can go on to work as independent artists, writers, publishers, comics illustrators, colorists, letterers, storyboard artists, and character developers for comics, animation, gaming, and toys.
Check out the Printing Lab in Kinney Hall, where you’ll bring your comics to life
You'll have access to:
3D illustration lab with small and large-scale sculpting, molding, and casting equipment
2D illustration lab with scanners, black and white and color printers, drawing tables, open lounge space, Cintiq monitors, light table, drawing projectors, drawing tables, cutting table, mat cutter, cameras, and a cleaning sink
Computer lab with Cintiq monitors, ZBrush, and Adobe software
Access to printmaking lab and equipment
Access to FabLab that includes 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machine, and spray booths
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