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Course Description

Craft and present your personal narratives via autobio and diary comics, and illustrated personal histories and essays. This course examines approaches to engaging and perceptive autobiography, balanced with illustration techniques for showcasing yourself as a main character. Center your philosophies and the way you see the world as you tell the stories that matter most to you.

Course Length - Online 9 weeks

Learner Outcomes

  • Strategies for journaling your everyday life in words and picture
  • Techniques for creating self-portraits, yourself as a cartoon character, and stand-in avatars
  • Techniques for digging into your past and memory as a source for stories
  • Techniques for reporting first-person illustrated journalism
  • How to tell stories about yourself in ways that are compelling to others

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Telling Your Story: First-Person Illustrated Journalism and Memoir
Mar 06, 2023 to May 14, 2023
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $930.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $930.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 09, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 06, 2023
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