illustration is art


This is a visual thought experiment for my Honours Project. It is an exploration of the combination of sequential graphic narrative combined with text. Graphics on their own activate the right brain, text alone activates the left brain, combined they activate the whole brain and produce a potentially greater power to convey meaning. Text (alphabetic script) is a left brain abstraction not based in concrete reality, graphic (pictographic) script is a right brain activity based on representation of concrete reality, and, as such, a far more pragmatic thought process that does not deal in abstraction. The combination of text and graphics can produce a powerful shorthand that is a combination of both processes.

I am interested in the potential for sequential graphic narrative to convey complex ideas.



2 responses

  1. Really interesting!

    July 25, 2012 at 3:14 am

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