Part 1: …Worth a Thousand Words?

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Activity 1A.1: Storytelling in Painting
The Judith Series, Artemisia Gentileschi
Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, 1625 (analyzed in the unit)
An additional electronic version of this painting, without text, from Kean University:
Judith Slaying Holofernes (Naples version), 1612–1613
Judith and Her Maidservant, 1613-1614 is a Web site dedicated to the life and art of Artemisia Gentileschi. For good reproductions of Artemisia Gentileschi’s artwork in the public domain (image use allowed), visit the following Wikimedia Web site:
The Great Migration Series, Jacob Lawrence
“His Painting Method,” from the Whitney Museum of American Art Web site
The Migration of the Negro, panel 1, 1940–1941
The Migration of the Negro, panel 53, 1940–1941
Monitos Paintings by Carmen Lomas Garza
Camas para Sueños,1985
Cascarones, 1989
Activity 1A.2: Storytelling in Graphic Novels
Graphic Novels
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, 2003 (analyzed in the unit)
Marjane Satrapi
Maus: A Survivor’s Tale (My Father Bleeds History), 1986 (analyzed in the unit)
Art Spiegelman
The Metamorphosis, 2003
Peter Kuper, adapted from a novel by Franz Kafka
Activity 1A.3: Storytelling Through Video Games
Narrative Video Games
The Legend of Zelda game series (Nintendo gaming system)
Oasis, 2004 (for PCs; free trial often offered)
World of Warcraft (online game; free trial often offered)
Activity 1B.6: Unit 3 Careers
Interviews with AME Professionals and Other Career Resources
CGSociety Artist Profile: Peter Sohn
Barbara Robertson
Quantum Zone: Grant Miehm Interview
Will Allred
Interview with Keith Devlin, Senior Digital Compositor, for Skillset
Interview with Mia Bittar, Editor, for Skillset
The Invisible Artist: An Interview with Storyboard Artist Elizabeth Colomba, by Dan Lybarger
Originally appeared in the December 10 16, 1998 issue of Pitch Weekly
Rafa Sandoval: One of Marvel's 9 Young Guns, by Charles Webb, for Comics Bulletin
Interview in both English and Spanish, the artist’s native language