- Draw your day.
- Or, to be more specific, participate in "a collective comics-making activity" masterminded by award-winning Unflattening author and lecturer Nick Sousanis.
- In early April, Sousanis put out the call on Twitter for people to participate in his "Grids and Gestures" challenge. Developed over several years of in-class instruction, "Grids and Gestures," documented on the SANE (Sequential Art in Narrative Education) Journal, was being expanded to the Twitterverse:
- — Nick Sousanis (@Nsousanis)Thu, Apr 07 2016 14:39:55
- And the Twitterverse responded in kind:
- — Sheri Edwards (@grammasheri)Thu, Apr 07 2016 18:47:48
- — Mia Zamora (@MiaZamoraPhD)Fri, Apr 08 2016 10:58:01
- — KevinHodgson (@dogtrax)Sat, Apr 09 2016 11:57:31
- — ds106 Daily Create (@ds106dc)Sun, Apr 10 2016 16:40:58
- — Sketch in Practice (@sketchapractice)Mon, Apr 11 2016 19:35:05Make a comic TODAY. @Nsousanis sets up grids & gestures as a "collective comics-making activity". #gridsgestures http://sketchpractice.ca/blog/updates/sketching-some-comics-april-11-15-with-nick-sousanis/ …
- And then the art began flowing in from all around the world:
- And that art became interspersed with commentary:
- — Kay Endriss (@ekendriss)Mon, Apr 11 2016 18:56:00
Grids and Gestures: Exercise, Commentary, and Gallery #gridsgestures
Nick Sousanis, in the days just before both winning a 2016 Lynd Ward Prize and being nominated for an Will Eisner Comics Industry Award, put out a curious call: send him non-representational comics.
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