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LAKOW, RICHIE and CROOKS. (2012) Infographics - the Power of Visual Storytelling. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons

This text analyses the use of visual communication across different fields, and features many examples of editorial infographics used in branding and marketing, but it also delves quite deeply into explorative graphics for academia and science. 353 more words


Help with Citations Part 2: Some Notes about Chicago

After my last post on using Chicago and putting footnotes into Microsoft Word, I had some requests for follow up. So I decided to write a quick post this week to resolve those issues.   517 more words

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【bibliography】From Black & White to Color and Back: What Does It Mean (not) to Use Color?

Jan Baetens .(2011) College Literature.  Volume 38, Number 3, Summer 2011.

According to the author “Color is undoubtedly one of the most underdiscussed and undertheorized features of comics and graphic novel scholarship.” From the early 1970s , comic illustrations have tended to be in color. 148 more words


【bibliography】Creative Illustration Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists: Seeing, Sketching, Storytelling, and Using Found Materials

Katherine Dunn – 2010

The author thought that humans have illustrated their stories and feelings through drawing. “An illustration can be as simple as a beautiful drawing of a bowl of fruit or as detailed as a full-bleed image from a short story.” Through this book the author pointed out that illustrations are like use your own voice to telling people a story. 68 more words


【bibliography】One and Inseparable: Interdependent Storytelling in Picture Storybooks

Denise E. Agosto, Children’s Literature in Education, Vol. 30, No. 4, 1999

In this article the author pointed out that in most picture storybooks, the stories are told twice, once through text and once through illustration. 135 more words


【bibliography】Narrative in Comics

Henry John Pratt, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol.67, No.1, Special Issue:The Poetics, Aesthetics, and Philosophy of Narrative (Winter 2009), pp.107-117

In this article the author pointed out that the literary dimension shapes our experiences of narrative in comics. 144 more words


Scritch, scratch

There are many bookshops in Oxford, but the biggest and nicest are Waterstones on the corner of Cornmarket and Blackwell’s in Broad Street. Both have good children’s sections, although recently it has been Blackwell’s that I’ve been finding much more interesting: they offer numerous new, beautifully-illustrated hardbacks, while the selection of just-published picture-books at local Waterstones is upsettingly small. 947 more words

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