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Tell true stories by merging the power of words and pictures. Juxtapose text and images for optimum impact, feeling, and efficiency, opening up opportunities beyond what writing, illustration, or photography can offer alone. Dig into the theory, practice, analysis, and production of comics journalism and documentary sketching. Learn from experts in the field as you sharpen your skills, deepen your knowledge, and gain a sense of the medium’s scope and potential. This program welcomes diversity of technique and expression. Students will use their preferred image-making media and tools (digital or analog) to tell stories with individual style, expression, and authorial voice.
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Jason Das, New School journalism instructor and creator of the Illustrated Journalism & Memoir certificate
The professional landscape as we’ve known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student’s creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. With the leadership of Parsons School of Design — a globally top-ranked design school — our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to new ones in a constantly evolving world.